GAIN Capital Appoints John Miesner as Head of Global Sales for GTX

Former KCG Hotspot veteran to lead business development effort for GAIN's Institutional ECN

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital announced today that John Miesner has joined as Managing Director, Head of Global Sales for GTX, the company's institutional FX ECN.  Formerly the Global Head of Sales at KCG Hotspot, John will be responsible for global ECN sales and will be based in New York.

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"We are very happy to have John on board to lead the global sales effort for GTX," commented Vincent Sangiovanni, CEO of GTX.  "John's industry experience and deep relationships will significantly strengthen our global sales capabilities as we look to expand our reach internationally and continue to build market share."

"I'm delighted to be joining GAIN Capital as part of the GTX team," said Mr. Meisner.  "GTX offers truly differentiated ECN technology and has been posting impressive client and volume increases over the past several years.  I look forward to supporting GTX in the next phase of its growth."

Mr. Miesner is the latest addition to the GTX team.  Other recent hires include former Hotspot Sales Director Tom Marano in New York; Nicolas Ohlin, the former head of liquidity at 360T who is leading APAC sales for GTX out of Singapore; and Keith Mash, Paul Spillman and Peter Snasdell, who joined from Marex Spectron to establish a new GTX agency desk in London. 

Mr. Miesner's appointment is effective 12thJanuary 2015.

About GTX

GAIN Capital's GTX is an innovative venue for institutional FX trading.  Clients include banks, brokers, hedge funds, CTAs, and asset managers who leverage an array of electronic and voice solutions including the GTX ECN; multi-lateral credit and matching engines; central clearing facility, and the firm's agency voice brokers who assist clients with complex liquidity sourcing and trade executions. 

About GAIN Capital

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP) 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

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