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GAIN Capital Bolsters IT Leadership with Key Appointments

Company Hires New IT Development and Infrastructure Executives to Accelerate Technology Innovation and Lead the Company through its Next Phase of Growth

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) ("GAIN Capital") ("the Company") today announced the appointments of Boris Levine as Head of IT Development and Rasmus Hansen as Head of Infrastructure Technology. Both executives report to Alastair Hine, Chief Operating Officer of GAIN Capital, and are based in GAIN's London office.

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The appointments of Levine and Hansen are part of GAIN's continued investment in enhancing its talent and capabilities across all aspects of IT development and infrastructure. Both will be instrumental in building out GAIN's recently opened technology and operations center in Krakow, Poland.

"Boris and Rasmus each bring many years of industry experience and deep technological expertise, which make them invaluable additions to our management team. Their knowledge of real time, low latency, Cloud and AI technologies, along with their understanding of how to apply them to our business model and service operations, is very exciting and directly aligns with our technology and product strategy and our overall growth aspirations," said Glenn Stevens, Chief Executive Officer of GAIN Capital. "We are pleased to welcome them to our organization and look forward to their contributions."

Levine joins GAIN Capital from IG Group, where he spent the past 16 years, most recently serving as the Chief Architecture Officer, responsible for technical architecture & strategy as well as the development of real time pricing and risk management systems. As GAIN's Head of IT Development, Levine will be responsible for all IT development, including delivery of all technology projects, internally and externally.

Previously, Hansen held the position of Enterprise Architect at ION technology, where he ran Infrastructure Technology, Service Operations and Enterprise Architecture groups, managing teams across EMEA, APAC and the U.S. As GAIN's Head of Infrastructure Technology, Hansen will spearhead IT infrastructure and support IT and infrastructure development for the Company.

About GAIN
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities. GAIN Capital is headquartered in Bedminster, New Jersey, with a global presence across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions. For further company information, visit www.gaincapital.com.

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SOURCE GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

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