Compagnie Financière Tradition S.A. - Dividend and Subscription Right

Corporate news announcement processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------- At the Annual General Meeting of Compagnie Financière Tradition S.A. on 13 May 2009, shareholders approved the payment of a dividend of CHF 8.00 per share. Each share will carry a subscription right allowing shareholders, should they so wish, to subscribe to new shares of the Company at an issue price of CHF 92.00. The capital increase will comprise up to 511,000 new shares with a par value of CHF 2.50, for a maximum amount, including the share premium, of CHF 47,012,000. Each share must be fully paid up in cash. Eleven subscription rights confer the right to subscribe for one new ordinary share. Subscription rights will be tradable on the SIX Swiss Exchange from 27 May to 9 June 2008. Subscription rights that are not exercised will be forfeited. An issue prospectus, within the meaning of Section 652a of the Swiss Code of Obligations, will be published in the Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce (SOGC) 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 (energy and environmental products and precious metals). Compagnie Financière Tradition is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (CFT). You can find out more about our Group on our website at Lausanne, 14 May 2009 Contacts: Compagnie Financière Tradition Patrick Combes, President Tel: +41 21 343 52 66 Rochat & Partners Olivia Maillot Tel.: +41 22 718 37 53 --- 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;