CEO Comment

Trading Statement including revenues and KPIs for the three months ended 31 March 2018 (Q1)

24 April 2018

Commenting on performance for the quarter, David Warren, Interim Chief Executive and Group CFO, said:

The Group has delivered a strong first quarter performance.  All of our key businesses continue to perform well, with strong growth in FTSE Russell, LCH and Capital Markets.  During the period, we further increased our stake in LCH and acquired full ownership of the FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets business.  We continue to invest in new product initiatives while maintaining a focus on improving efficiencies as we work to deliver on our financial targets.  The Group is strategically well placed to further develop its many growth opportunities, working in partnership with our customers."