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The financial moves by FXCM continue in a busy week for the US based Forex broker. After announcing the  Pricing of Private Offering of $150 Million of 2.25% Convertible Senior Notes, the company now announces that the  Exercise of Option to Purchase Additional 2.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2018.

More details are available in the press release below:

FXCM) today announced that, in connection with FXCM Inc.’s private offering of 2.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2018, the initial purchasers have exercised in full their option to purchase an additional $22.5 million in aggregate principal amount of notes. The full exercise of the option to purchase additional notes brings the total aggregate principal amount of notes sold in the offering to $172.5 million. The offering is expected to close on June 3, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.

FXCM Inc. estimates that the net proceeds from the offering of notes, including the notes sold pursuant to the initial purchasers’ option to purchase additional notes, will be approximately $166.3 million, after deducting the initial purchasers’ discount and the estimated offering expenses payable by FXCM Inc.

In connection with the exercise of the option to purchase additional notes, FXCM Inc. is entering into additional privately negotiated convertible note hedge transactions with affiliates of certain initial purchasers (the “hedge counterparties”). FXCM Inc. is also entering into additional privately negotiated warrant transactions with the hedge counterparties.

The notes and any shares of FXCM Inc.’s Class A common stock issuable upon conversion of the notes will not be and have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or any state securities law, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to any U.S. persons absent registration under the Securities Act, or pursuant to an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the notes or any shares of FXCM Inc.’s Class A common stock issuable upon conversion of the notes, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of any notes or any shares of FXCM Inc.’s Class A common stock issuable upon conversion of the notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful