FXCM Inc. (NASDAQ:FXCM) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Departure of Directors or Principal Officers;
Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal
On February 21, 2017, Mr. Dror Niv resigned from his positions
(1) as a member and Chairman of the Companys Board of Directors
(the Board) of FXCM Inc. (the Company), effective immediately,
and (2) as the Companys Chief Executive Officer, to be effective
upon the appointment of his successor.
Also on February 21, 2017, Mr. William Ahdout resigned from his
position as a member of the Companys Board, effective
Neither of Mr. Niv nor Mr. Ahdout resigned because of any
disagreement with the Company.
|Item 8.01||Other Events|
On February 21, 2017, the Company announced its intention to
change its name from FXCM Inc. to Global Brokerage Inc. The name
change is expected to be effective on February 27, 2017. The
Companys Class A Common Stock will continue to trade on the
NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol GLBR.
About FXCM Inc. (NASDAQ:FXCM)
FXCM Inc. is an online provider of foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services. The Company offers its customers access to over-the-counter (OTC) FX markets through its technology platform. It operates in the retail trading segment. It offers customers an agency model to execute their trades. In the agency model, when its customer executes a trade on the price quotation offered by its FX market makers, it acts as a credit intermediary, or riskless principal, simultaneously entering into offsetting trades with both the customer and the FX market maker. Its products include Spot FX Trading, Contract-for-Difference, Spread Betting, Trading Station, Meta Trader 4, FXCM Pro, Trading Station Web, Mirror Trader Platform and Ninja Trader Platform. It holds interests in Lucid Markets Trading Limited, an electronic market-maker and trader in the institutional foreign exchange spot and futures market, and V3 Markets, an electronic market-maker and trader of a diverse set of products. FXCM Inc. (NASDAQ:FXCM) Recent Trading Information
FXCM Inc. (NASDAQ:FXCM) closed its last trading session down -0.05 at 2.90 with 36,119 shares trading hands.