SIX achieves strong results in the first half of 2017

SIX achieves strong results in the first half of 2017

  • SIX posts operating income of CHF 929.7 million for the first half of 2017. Adjusted for special effects in the first half of 2016 (CHF 29.9 million), operating income is up by 4.8%.
  • Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) adjusted for special effects rose by 14.7% to CHF 164.0 million.
  • Group net profit was CHF 124.5 million. Adjusted for the previous year’s special effects, this equates to an increase of 18.5%.

Highlights of first six months

Solid operating income (4.8% adjusted YTD growth) and solid EBIT (14.7% adjusted YTD growth).

Successful signing of sale contract of commercial issuing business in Austria in February 2017.

Three new listings on Swiss Exchange (Galenica Santé, Idorsia, Rapid Nutrition). Galenica Santé was the second biggest European IPO in H1.

Successful launch of TWINT in April 2017; over 600’000 downloads, over 375’000 registered users, and over 270’000 transactions/month

Successful completion of Hard Turm Park Building in April 2017, hosting over 800 employees and creating a single SIX Campus in Zurich.

Opening of Finanzmuseum in June 2017, located inside the new Hard Turm Park Building.  

Subsequent events

Successful signing of purchase contract of VÖB-ZVD Processing GmbH in Germany in July 2017 and successful closing of purchase contract of Aduno SA in Switzerland in August 2017.