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Sucden Group

One of the world’s leading trading organisations

Since our foundation in 1973, Sucden Financial has been fully supported by our parent, Sucden, one of the world’s leading soft commodity trading groups. The Group’s backing has allowed us to expand and diversify our multi-asset offering, while remaining independent in day-to-day operations.

Founded in 1952, the Sucden Group has had a long and rich history since its beginnings in sugar trading. It subsequently diversified into other soft commodities trading, logistics, distribution, research and risk management. Today, it is active in a wide range of products and services, including sugar, coffee, cocoa and ethanol trading, ocean freight, as well as financial markets, through Sucden Financial.

With headquarters in Paris, the organisation remains privately owned and is led by Serge Varsano, the son of a founding partner.

Global footprint

Employing more than 5,000 people worldwide, the Sucden Group has offices and representation in over 25 locations. It originates and ships over 10 million tonnes of soft commodities every year, generating billions of dollars of turnover.

The Group has a truly global presence and reach, through agricultural, processing and logistical activities encompassing operations in Russia, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Mexico, the USA and several other locations across Africa, Asia and Latin America.