Turnover in First-half 2009 : CHF 743.6 million

Corporate news announcement processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------- Against a backdrop of difficult market conditions, Compagnie Financière Tradition reported first-half consolidated turnover of CHF 743.6 million, down 5.7% at current exchange rates from CHF 788.3 million a year ago. At constant exchange rates, consolidated turnover was down slightly by 1.7%. In the second quarter, consolidated turnover was CHF 364.7 million, down 6.8% from the same quarter last year or 3.4% at constant exchange rates. The United Kingdom, and North and South America are still the Group's major revenue generators, contributing 35.0% and 30.7% of turnover respectively, against 34.3% and 35.0% in 2008. Asia accounted for 22.8% of turnover during the period (H1 2008: 21.0%), and continental Europe for 11.5% (H1 2008: 9.7%). With a presence in 27 countries, Compagnie Financière Tradition is a leading interdealer broker (IDB) in the international market. 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 (CFT) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. You can find out more about our Group on our website at www.traditiongroup.com. Lausanne, 30 July 2009 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Press contacts: Compagnie Financière Tradition SA Patrick Combes, President Tel.: +41 21 343 52 66 Rochat & Partners Maryline Basset 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 SIX Swiss Exchange;