Company admitted as member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
INTL FCStone Inc. (NASDAQ: INTL) today announced that its subsidiary, INTL FCStone Financial (Canada) Inc. (“INTL” or “the Company”), has become a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). This membership, effective May 17, 2019, allows INTL to offer exchange-traded financial products throughout the Canadian Provinces.
Services now offered in Canada include financial futures clearing and execution, OTC execution, commodity risk management planning and market intelligence in agriculture, foreign exchange, energy, metals, interest rates, and global payments services. The Canadian arm of the Company is headquartered in Toronto, with a secondary office in Montreal that services English, French, and Spanish speaking customers.
Commenting on today’s news, Ernesto Rambaldini, CEO, INTL FCStone Financial (Canada) Inc., said, “We are already reaching over one million acres of farmland in Western Canada through our Know-Risk™ Crop Marketing services in conjunction with our strategic partner Decisive Farming. We also have a significant footprint providing commercial grain companies with various hedging services. This new membership will allow us to provide a more holistic offering to these agricultural producers as well as other commercial players in need of risk management tools. Additionally, our services will cater to institutional investors which include pension funds, hedge funds, index funds, and CTAs looking for exposure in the commodity space.”
Know-Risk™ Crop Marketing is part of the broader Know-Risk™ product suite, INTL’s award-winning software for commodity price and inventory management, which holds a 15-year track record of success serving more than 200 corporate and producer clients across several countries and languages – including multiple Fortune 500 companies.