Gain Capital

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STATUS: Acquired/Merged
FOUNDING YEAR: 1999
LOCATION: Trinidad and Tobago
Last Update: 17/07/2020

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GAIN Capital Group, LLC provides online trading services for foreign exchange to fund managers commodity trading advisors, and professional traders. The company provides market access and trade execution services in foreign exchange, contracts for differences and exchange-based products to retail investors. Trading is provided via one of two electronic trading platforms, its own proprietary FOREXTrader PRO, or MetaTrader 4. GAIN Capital allows retail and institutional clients to speculate on global foreign exchange markets in what is known as ‘margin forex trading’.

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PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Global provider of online trading services - forex trading, hedge funds and advisory CFD businesses.

REVENUE MODEL

The principal model, the one used by Gain Capital, consists of the institution offering a price for a currency pair and making money by taking the other side of the transaction.

MAIN CLIENTS

Retail investors

COMMENT

GAIN’s innovative trading technology provides market access and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes.

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FUNDED

YES

TOTAL FUNDING

$172 M

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

Apr 2006

FUNDING SERIES

SERIES A  · $5 M  · Jan 2000

SERIES C  · $10 M  · Sep 2003

SERIES D  · $40 M  · Apr 2006

SERIES E  · $117 M  · Jan 2008

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YES

BASICS

STATUS:

Acquired/Merged

FOUNDING YEAR:

1999

LOCATION:

Trinidad and Tobago

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LATEST FUNDING ROUND

$172 M

TOTAL EMPLOYEES
501-1000

About

GAIN Capital Group, LLC provides online trading services for foreign exchange to fund managers commodity trading advisors, and professional traders. The company provides market access and trade execution services in foreign exchange, contracts for differences and exchange-based products to retail investors. Trading is provided via one of two electronic trading platforms, its own proprietary FOREXTrader PRO, or MetaTrader 4. GAIN Capital allows retail and institutional clients to speculate on global foreign exchange markets in what is known as ‘margin forex trading’.

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