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 offering.

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 www.intlfcstone.com.

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 statements.

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 release.

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.

CONTACT: INTL FCStone Inc.
         Investor inquiries:
         Bill Dunaway, CFO
         1-866-522-7188
         bill.dunaway@intlfcstone.com