News and Media - 2018

Leonteq announces profit estimate for 2018

Leonteq announced today that it expects to generate a significantly increased pre-tax profit in the region of CHF 90 million for the full year 2018. This reflects an expected year-on-year increase in revenues and slightly higher costs compared to previous guidance.

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Leonteq announces results of rights offering

Leonteq announced today that as a result of its rights offering, a total of 2,989,593 new Leonteq registered shares have been issued and are expected to start trading on SIX Swiss Exchange tomorrow, 3 August 2018. By the end of the subscription period, 99.1% of the new registered shares offered had been validly subscribed to. Leonteq will generate net proceeds of approximately CHF 118 million from the issue of the new registered shares.

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Raiffeisen Switzerland's long-term deposit ratings

Moody's downgrades Raiffeisen Switzerland's long-term deposit ratings to Aa3 and senior unsecured rating to A3.

Leonteq launches onshore operations in Japan

Leonteq expands its presence in Asia with the opening of an office in Tokyo to serve the Japanese market. It will commence onshore operations in Japan through its newly established subsidiary, Leonteq Securities (Japan) Limited on 1 May, 2018.

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Leonteq informs about recent developments regarding Old Mutual International

Leonteq has been informed by Old Mutual International (OMI) by way of informal letter that OMI has filed a claim form with the High Court of the Isle of Man against Leonteq and other parties in relation to certain structured product transactions and related fees and commissions. At this point in time, neither the claim form nor any particulars of the alleged claim have been served on Leonteq. Leonteq fully rejects any claims in this matter and will rigorously defend its position.

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