GAIN Capital's Board of Directors Receives Proposal From FXCM

        GAIN Capital's Board of Directors Receives Proposal From FXCM

PR Newswire

BEDMINSTER, N.J., April 9, 2013

BEDMINSTER, N.J., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Board of Directors of GAIN
Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP), a global provider of online trading
services, announced that it received FXCM Inc.'s letter dated April 8, 2013,
which contains a proposal to acquire GAIN for 0.3996 shares of FXCM Class A
common stock for each share of GAIN common stock.

The Board will consider this proposal, as well as a range of options to build
shareholder value. There is no assurance that any transaction will be

About GAIN Capital

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) is a global provider of online
trading services. GAIN's innovative trading technology provides market access
and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes,
including foreign exchange (forex or FX), contracts for difference (CFDs) and
exchange-based products, to a diverse client base of retail and institutional

Through our retail brand,, we provide retail traders around the
world with access to a variety of global OTC financial markets, including
forex, precious metals and CFDs on commodities and indices. GAIN Capital also
operates GTX, a fully independent FX ECN for hedge funds and institutions;
Open eCry (OEC), an innovative online futures broker; and GAIN Securities,
Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC) a licensed U.S. broker-dealer.

GAIN Capital and its affiliates have offices in New York City; Bedminster, New
Jersey; London; Sydney; Hong Kong; Tokyo; Singapore; Beijing; and Seoul.

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SOURCE GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

Contact: Media Contact, Mike Geller, Edelman for GAIN Capital, +1
212.729.2163,, or Christopher Mittendorf, Edelman for GAIN
Capital, +1 212.704.8134,; or Investor Relations Contact,
Hugh Collins and Lynn Morgen, MBS Value Partners, +1 212.750.5800,
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