Compagnie Financière Tradition: Growth in H1 2018 activity, adjusted revenue up 11.3% to CHF 502.7m

Press Release
Lausanne, 27 July 2018

Growth in H1 2018 activity, adjusted revenue up 11.3% to CHF 502.7m
Compagnie Financière Tradition activity grew in the first semester with reported consolidated revenue of CHF 459.8m compared with CHF 411.4m in same period in 2017, up 10.3% in constant currencies. At current exchange rates, consolidated revenue presented an increase of 11.8%. For the same period, the Group's consolidated adjusted1) revenue was CHF 502.7m, compared with CHF 445.7m in 2017, an increase of 11.3% at constant exchange rates. The adjusted revenue from interdealer broking business (IDB) was up 11.0% in constant currencies while the forex trading business for retail investors in Japan (Non-IDB) presented an increase of 21.4%.

In the second quarter, consolidated revenue was CHF 230.2m compared with CHF 198.0m in the second quarter 2017, representing an increase of 12.9% in constant currencies. The Group's consolidated adjusted1) revenue was CHF 251.8m against CHF 215.3m in 2017, up 13.7% in constant currencies with IDB up 13.5% and Non-IDB up 18.4%.

1)   Proportionate consolidation method for joint ventures ("Adjusted")


Compagnie Financière Tradition SA is one of the world's largest interdealer brokers in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products. Represented in 29 countries, Compagnie Financière Tradition SA employs more than 2,225 people globally and provides broking services for a complete range of financial products (money market products, bonds, interest rate, currency and credit derivatives, equities, equity derivatives, interest rate futures and index futures) and non-financial products (energy and environmental products, and precious metals). Compagnie Financière Tradition SA (CFT) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

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Patrick Combes, President 
Compagnie Financière Tradition SA 
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Rohan Sant 
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