INTL FCStone Inc. Names Rodrigo Sapena Country Manager, Paraguay

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INTL FCStone Inc. (Nasdaq:INTL) today announced that it has named Rodrigo Sapena Country Manager, Paraguay. Sapena and his team, consisting of Orlando Arambulo and Carla Codas Del Porto, will open INTL FCStone's first office in the country.

Prior to joining INTL FCStone, Sapena served as an agricultural commodity futures and OTC broker for the Paraguayan firm Prytaneum, and also served in the Paraguayan operations of Prudential, Wachovia and Wells Fargo.

Fabio Solferini, Chief Executive Officer of FCStone do Brasil, said, "We are delighted that Rodrigo and his team are joining us. His experience and reputation in Paraguay will be invaluable as we expand our operations in Latin America. This is a very important step for INTL FCStone as we increase our ability to offer our wide range of financial services to the globe."

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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 .

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