INTL FCStone Universal Shelf Registration Statement Declared Effective by SEC

INTL FCStone Universal Shelf Registration Statement Declared Effective by SEC

NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INTL FCStone Inc. (Nasdaq:INTL)
today announced that its universal shelf registration statement on Form S-3
has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").

Under the shelf registration statement, INTL FCStone Inc. may, from time to
time, issue up to an aggregate of $250 million of equity, debt or other types
of securities through one or more methods of distribution.

The shelf registration statement will provide INTL FCStone Inc. with
flexibility to access the public capital markets in order to respond to
financing and business opportunities in the future but does not obligate INTL
FCStone Inc. to do so.

Although INTL FCStone Inc. does not have any current commitments or intentions
to sell securities, the terms of any future offering would be established at
the time of offering subject to market conditions. Any offering of securities
covered by the shelf registration statement will be made only by means of a
written prospectus and prospectus supplement filed with the SEC at the times
of the offerings and will include the use of proceeds and other terms of the

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any
state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be
unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
any such state or jurisdiction.

About INTL FCStone Inc.

INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL) provides execution and advisory services in
commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which
include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group,
serve more than 20,000 commercial customers in more than 100 countries through
a network of offices in twelve countries around the world.

Further information on INTL is available at

Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements including statements
regarding the combined company. All statements other than statements of
current or historical fact contained in this press release are forward-looking
statements. The words "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "should," "plan,"
"will," "may," "could," "intend," "estimate," "predict," "potential,"
"continue" or the negative of these terms and similar expressions, as they
relate to INTL FCStone Inc., are intended to identify forward-looking

These forward-looking statements are largely based on current expectations and
projections about future events and financial trends that may affect the
financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial
needs of the company. They can be affected by inaccurate assumptions,
including the risks, uncertainties and assumptions described in the filings
made by INTL FCStone Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In
light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking
statements in this press release may not occur and actual results could differ
materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking
statements. When you consider these forward-looking statements, you should
keep in mind these risk factors and other cautionary statements in this press

These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press
release. INTL FCStone Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise. Accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue
reliance on these forward-looking statements.

         Investor inquiries:
         Bill Dunaway, CFO
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