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    After the fairly steep decline in trading volumes released in February report, Global Brokerage Inc (NASDAQ:GLBR), recently renamed from FXCM Inc, today announced its fourth quarter results ended December 31, 2016.

    Fourth quarter 2016 Highlights & Updates:

    • U.S. GAAP net revenues from continuing operations of $80.6 million
    • U.S. GAAP net income attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from continuing operations of $10.7 million or $1.91 per diluted share, including a $6.4 million gain on derivative liability
    • U.S. GAAP net revenues from discontinued operations of $8.7 million
    • U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from discontinued operations of $11.1 million or $1.97 per diluted share
    • Adjusted EBITDA from continuing and discontinued operations of $30.8 million
    • Strong combined operating cash position of $226.2 million at December 31, 2016
    • In March 2017, repaid $30.0 million on the Leucadia Credit Agreement leaving $128.0 million outstanding

    U.S. GAAP trading revenue from continuing operations of $79.5 million, compared to $65.4 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. U.S. GAAP net income attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from continuing operations was $10.7 million (including a $6.4 million gain on derivative liabilities) for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, or $1.91 per diluted share, compared to U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from continuing operations of $85.7 million (including a $99.9 million loss on derivative liabilities), or $15.75 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2015.

    For the twelve months ended December 31, 2016, U.S. GAAP trading revenue from continuing operations was $276.0 million, compared to $250.0 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2015. U.S. GAAP net income attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from continuing operations was $96.7 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016 or $17.24 per diluted share (including a $206.8 million net gain on derivative liabilities), compared to U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from continuing operations of $513.6 million (including a $354.7 million loss on derivative liabilities), or $100.96 per diluted share, for the twelve months ended December 31, 2015.

    The net gain/loss on derivative liabilities consists of non-cash changes in the value of embedded derivatives associated with the Leucadia Letter and Credit Agreements (as described further below). The Letter Agreement is a component of the financing package provided by Leucadia National Corp. On January 15, 2015, FXCM Group, LLC (FXCM Group) customers suffered negative equity balances due to the unprecedented move in the Swiss Franc after the Swiss National Bank (SNB) discontinued its peg of the Swiss Franc to the Euro. On January 16, 2015, FXCM Group entered into a financing agreement with Leucadia that permitted FXCM Group’s regulated subsidiaries to meet their regulatory capital requirements and continue normal operations after significant losses were incurred resulting from the events of January 15, 2015.

    On September 1, 2016 the company completed the restructuring of the financing arrangements with Leucadia (the “Leucadia Restructuring Transaction”).

    U.S. GAAP trading revenue from discontinued operations for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 was $8.5 million, compared to $11.3 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from discontinued operations was $11.1 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, or $1.97 per diluted share, compared to U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from discontinued operations of $19.3 million, or $3.54 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2015.

    U.S. GAAP trading revenue from discontinued operations for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016 was $31.1 million, compared to $71.5 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2015. U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from discontinued operations was $26.0 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016, or $4.64 per diluted share, compared to U.S. GAAP net loss attributable to Global Brokerage, Inc. from discontinued operations of $40.3 million, or $7.93 per diluted share, for the twelve months ended December 31, 2015.

    Adjusted EBITDA from continuing and discontinued operations for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 was $30.8 million, compared to $12.6 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2015.

    Adjusted EBITDA from continuing and discontinued operations for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016 was $58.4 million, compared to $38.2 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2015.

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