TP ICAP, a leading global markets infrastructure and data solutions provider, today released a trading update for the three months ended 31 March 2021. The Group reported revenues of £483 million during Q1 2021, a dip of approximately 9% on a constant currency basis compared to the same period in 2020.
According to the official announcement, the total global broking revenues reached £312 million in Q1 2021, a reduction of 10% compared to Q1 2020. During the first three months of 2020, TP ICAP saw total global broking revenues of £348 million.
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Total revenues from energy and commodities reached £101 million in Q1 2021, down 12% from Q1 2020. During the first quarter of 2020, TP ICAP saw total revenues of £115 million from energy and commodities.
Commenting on the latest trading update, Nicolas Breteau, Chief Executive Officer of TP ICAP, said: “Following the exceptional revenue performance by the Group in Q1 2020 driven by extreme volatility across all asset classes, these results represent a solid performance for Group in the first quarter of 2021. The Group delivered revenues of £483m for the Period, a reduction of 9% on a constant currency basis compared to Q1 2020. However, when compared to the normalized conditions that prevailed in Q1 2019, the Group grew revenues in Q1 2021 by 6%, which is a testament to the strength and depth of the Group’s business mix and the hard work of our employees, still operating under Covid constraints.”
Regarding 2021 guidance and outlook, TP ICAP mentioned that the trading activity in April 2021 remained in line with the Group’s full-year guidance. TP ICAP’s full-year guidance of low single-digit revenue growth on a constant currency basis, excluding Liquidnet revenues, remained unchanged. “We are positive about the prospects of our Group. Across the board, our client franchises remain very strong as we continue to diversify and transform our business, invest in our people and technology, whilst maintaining cost discipline,” Breteau added.
In April 2021, TP ICAP announced the launch of Parameta Solutions.
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