Gain Capital releases investors presentation, mobile usage on the rise – 11% of total retail volume

Gain Capital published a presentation for investors on Friday and revealed several interesting facts such as: Mobile: 330% increase in

Gain Capital published a presentation for investors on Friday and revealed several interesting facts such as:

Mobile:

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  • 330% increase in mobile volume over last 12 months
  • 51% of active customers trade on a mobile device
  • 60% more trades
  • 56% higher volume
  • 30% higher deposits

Execution:

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  • % of trades executed in less than 1 second 99.7%
  • average execution speed .06 seconds
  • % of limit orders price improved 65.3%
  • Average price improvement per limir order 0.85pips
  • % of limit orders filled “at or better” 100%
  • % of trade successfully executed 99.7%

Growth plans:

  • Capital requirements and regulatory compliance costs continue to drive industry consolidation
  • Ongoing evaluation of potential opportunities to generate shareholder value, specifically fee-based revenues
  • Strong operating cash(1) position of $129 million at end of 1Q12 to support acquisitions

Products:

  • New Contract-for-Difference offering to launch Summer 2012
    • Focused on delivering a differentiated trading experience, e.g. integrated community/social trading features, automated trading capabilities & innovative analytical tools
    • Launching with 200+ CFDs (indices, commodities, sectors & FX)
    • Aggressive global rollout schedule for second half of 2012
  • Expanding institutional products to include hydrocarbons
    • Differentiated offering including non-USD denominated contracts and basket trading capabilities

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