updated 6/1/2011 10:16:52 AM ET 2011-06-01T14:16:52

SYDNEY, Australia, June 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INTL FCStone Inc. (Nasdaq:INTL) today announced the appointment of William (Bill) Dwyer as Senior Manager of Advisory Services for FCStone Australia Pty. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of INTL FCStone Inc. Dwyer will continue to grow FCStone Australia's advisory business with the aid of its proprietary branded Integrated Risk Management Program (IRMP).

Dwyer, with more than 11 years of international cotton marketing experience, joins FCStone Australia from ECOM AgroIndustrial Corp. (Switzerland) where he served as Head of Derivatives and Research (Cocoa division) and formerly Head of Global Sales in Singapore (Cotton Division).

Pete Anderson, President of INTL FCStone Inc., said, "I am delighted to have Bill join the Sydney team. His international softs marketing experience and market insight will be tremendous assets as he introduces the regional industry to the scope of services offered by INTL FCStone."

Peter Rizzo, Managing Director of FCStone Australia, said, "Bill's background as a senior international cotton and cocoa marketing professional will provide our customers with first-hand and in-depth access to the international cotton and cocoa markets and risk management expertise. His addition to the firm is another milestone in our commitment to the Australasian agricultural industry."

Dwyer added, "I am looking forward to taking this new role and introducing our new clients to the variety of services offered by INTL FCStone."

About INTL FCStone Inc.

INTL FCStone Inc. provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL FCStone'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 FCStone Inc. 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 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 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.
         Bill Dunaway
         816-410-7129
         bdunaway@intlassets.com

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