2007: Turnover up 23.8% / Profit before tax up by 38.8% to CHF 166.4 million / Group share of net profit ahead by 37.1% to CHF 84.6 million / Dividend raised to CHF 8.0

Corporate news announcement processed and transmitted by Hugin ASA. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------- CHF m (in IFRS) 2007 2006* Change Consolidated turnover 1 417.1 1 144.4 23.8% Operating profit 150.1 109.0 37.6% Operating margin 10.6% 9.5% Profit before tax 166.4 119.9 38.8% Net profit for the year from continuing operations 93.7 70.1 33.6% Profit after tax from discontinued operations 12.3 9.4 31.8% Net profit for the year 106.0 79.5 33.4% Net profit - Group share 84.6 61.7 37.1% Net earnings per share 15.35 11.36 35.1% *Data has been reclassified to take account of the treatment of the disposal of discontinued activities. Compagnie Financière Tradition reported consolidated turnover of CHF 1,417.1 million in 2007, a rise of 23.8% at current exchange rates, compared with CHF 1,144.4 million in the previous year. At current exchange rates and on a constant consolidation basis, turnover rose by 24.4%. Consolidated operating profit increased to CHF 150.1 million (2006: CHF 109.0 million), a rise of 37.6% on the year. The consolidated operating margin improved to 10.6% of consolidated turnover, compared with 9.5% in the previous year. The contribution of net profit from associates was CHF 12.9 million, up from CHF 0.1 million in 2006. Profit before tax was CHF 166.4 million in 2007 (2006: CHF 119.9 million) for a year on year rise of 38.8%. Net profit for the year rose 33.4% to CHF 106.0 million from CHF 79.5 million in 2006. Minority interests stood at CHF 21.4 million (2006: CHF 17.7 million). Group share of net profit was CHF 84.6, up from CHF 61.7 million in 2006, bringing Compagnie Financière Tradition's consolidated shareholders' equity to CHF 327.8 million at 31 December 2007, CHF 291.8 million of which was the Group share. At the Annual General Meeting to be held on 15 May 2008, the Board will be seeking shareholder approval to pay a dividend of CHF 8.0 per share (CHF 7.0 paid in 2007). With a presence in 26 countries, Compagnie Financière Tradition is a leading interdealer broker (IDB) on the international markets. 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 www.traditiongroup.com Lausanne, 13 March 2008 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;