Solid growth in business activities in first nine months: Turnover of CHF 1,060,800,000 and +23.2% at current exchange rates and on a constant consolidation basis

Compagnie Financière Tradition's consolidated turnover in the first nine months of the year grew by 19.6% to CHF 1,060.8 million at current exchange rates (19.5% at constant rates), compared with CHF 886.9 million a year ago. At current rates and on a constant consolidation basis consolidated turnover was up by 23.2%. The Group reported record-breaking quarterly growth in business volumes. Third-quarter consolidated turnover reached CHF 384.1 million, a rise of 32.4% at current exchange rates over the same period last year. At current exchange rates and on a constant consolidation basis Q3 consolidated turnover was up by 35.8%. The United Kingdom accounted for 35.1% of turnover, the United States 32.5%, Continental Europe 11.5%, and Asia 20.9% in the year to 30 September. Compagnie Financière Tradition completed the disposal of Monecor on 29 October 2007, after receiving the green light from the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA). Monecor is a financial spread betting company catering to private investors. Compagnie Financière Tradition is an interdealer broker (IDB) with a presence in 24 countries. The Group 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 (precious metals, and energy and environmental products). Compagnie Financière Tradition is listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (CFT). Find out more about our Group at Lausanne, 8 November 2007 Press contacts: Compagnie Financière Tradition Patrick Combes, President Tel.: +41 21 343 52 66 Rochat & Partners Violaine Dällenbach Tel.: +41 22 718 37 42 --- End of Message --- Compagnie Financière Tradition Langallerie 11 Lausanne Switzerland WKN: 870121; ISIN: CH0014345117; Index: SPI, SSCI, SPIEX; Listed: Main Market in SWX Swiss Exchange;