updated 9/27/2010 9:17:05 AM ET 2010-09-27T13:17:05

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International Assets Holding Corporation (INTL) (Nasdaq:IAAC) today announced that its subsidiary INTL Commodities, Inc. ("INTL Commodities") has completed the amendment and renewal of its senior secured revolving credit facility in the amount of $140 million, an increase from the previous $92 million (the "Credit Facility"). The loan proceeds will continue to be used to finance INTL Commodities' activities. The Credit Facility will be secured by INTL Commodities' assets.

INTL Commodities focuses on physical precious metals, base metals and other commodities, offering complete solutions to producers, consumers, investors and merchants. Products and services include spot, OTC swaps, forwards and derivatives, customized hedge programs, margin trading, refining, physical purchases and sales, and consignments. Extensive operational and logistics expertise provides for a seamless execution of physical transactions on a worldwide basis. INTL Commodities is represented in New York, London, Florida, Dubai and Singapore.

Sean O'Connor, CEO of INTL, commented, "We are pleased with this result as the Credit Facility will provide us with additional financial resources to grow our physical commodities activities."

The Credit Facility was jointly arranged by BNP Paribas Securities Corp., ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "Rabobank Nederland" New York Branch. Lenders under the Credit Facility include the Joint Lead Arrangers and Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd.

About International Assets Holding Corporation

International Assets Holding Corporation (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 10,000 commercial customers in more than 100 countries through a network of offices in eleven countries around the world. Further information on INTL is available at www.intlassets.com

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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 International Assets Holding Corporation, are intended to identify forward-looking statements.

These forward-looking statements are based largely 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 combined company. They can be affected by inaccurate assumptions, including the risks, uncertainties and assumptions described in the filings made by International Assets 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. International Assets 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.

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