Built on relationships and innovation
We have built our business by establishing long-term relationships with our clients, through flexibility, sound management and diligent attention to detail. Our approach to innovation is open-minded and progressive, seeking solutions that deliver optimum results for our clients. We offer adaptable trading and technology solutions – underpinned by our own post-trade and non-bank clearing capabilities.
We have a track record of 50 years in financial markets. Since our foundation in 1973, we have been supported by our parent, Sucden, one of the world’s leading trading groups, while remaining fully independent in our day-to-day trading operations.
- Sucden Group founded
- Sucden Financial begins life as the brokerage arm of Sucden with six members of staff
- Sucden Financial expands its trading operations to include coffee and cocoa
- Energy trading is introduced and Sucden Financial becomes a founding member of the International Petroleum Exchange (IPE)
- Sucden Financial becomes a founding member of the London International Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE)
- FX trading established
- Sucden Financial becomes a ring-dealing member of the London Metal Exchange (LME)
- In-house etrading solution launched
- Hong Kong office established - later becoming a subsidiary (Sucden Financial (HK) Limited)
- Sucden Financial celebrates 40th anniversary
- New York subsidiary established (Sucden Futures Inc.)
- Sucden Financial celebrates 50th anniversary
Committed to our people
Our culture is focused on responsibility, and encourages our people to take ownership of results. We are committed to investing in their development and progression, fostering the open minded, grounded and motivated workforce which drives our business.
Above all, we take a meticulous approach to integrity and accountability throughout our business practices, adhering to all regulations and generating trust in all we do.
The strength of the Sucden Group
We are part of the Sucden Group which trades in a wide range of products and services. While the Group's considerable financial strengths, stability and influence benefit Sucden Financial, we ultimately retain our operational autonomy.