Investor Relations

With its flexible online trading platforms and wide product portfolio, the Saxo Group has become a leader in online investing.

The Saxo Group realises the importance of transparency as it works to maintain its prominent market position. Relevant information and reports are available below to help investors stay informed about the organisation.

We encourage you to review these documents to gain an insight into Saxo's performance, philosophies and future goals.

Saxo Bank A/S is a privately owned company. The co-founders Kim Fournais and Lars Seier Christensen each own 25.71% of the Bank’s shares, while TPG Capital owns 29.26% of the shares. The remaining shares are held by minority shareholders including Gold Shine Investment with 9.9% ownership and a number of current and former employees of the Bank.

Geely Financials Denmark A/S, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd, have offered to buy 51.5 percent of the shares of Saxo Bank, while Sampo Group, a leading Nordic financial services group, offered to take up a stake of 19.9 percent of Saxo Bank with co-founder and CEO Kim Fournais’ stake of 25.71 percent remains unchanged. The transactions are pending regulatory approvals.

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The following key figures and ratios provide an overview of Saxo Bank Group's financial performance.

SAXO BANK GROUP
(DKK million)
H1 2018201720162015 *20142013
Operating income1,506.43,027.02,929.72,126.73,006.82,861.0
EBITDA397.9931.6845.2(109.4)1,099.0898.0
Adjusted EBITDA431.21,026.0954.5864.71,208.11,223.3
Profit before tax209.4554.2418.2(778.4)564.8247.4
Net profit149.7401.1302.4(644.6)381.2162.2
Total equity4,763.34,621.44,238.43,938.44,225.23,492.7
Total assets38,771.639,955.643,578.533,501.636,008.327,746.2
Clients' collateral
deposits
110,435.0103,622.392,349.977,568.068,227.250,644.0
Total capital ratio
27.6%22.7%19.5%20.7%19.7%16.2%
Return on equity
before tax
8.9%12.5%10.2%(19.1)%14.6%7.2%
Full-time-equivalent staff (end of year)1,6191,5941,6391,5161,4851,406

* Please note that the numbers for 2015 all include the effect of the Swiss event.

Definitions can be seen in the 2017 report on Annual Reports

Kim Fournais

Co-Founder & CEO of Saxo Bank

Kim Fournais is co-founder and CEO of Saxo Bank. He held various positions in the financial services sector, before establishing Saxo Bank with Lars Seier Christensen in 1992 under the name Midas. Fournais headed Midas alone until 1995, when Seier Christensen joined as co-CEO.

Søren Kyhl

COO of Saxo Bank

Søren Kyhl is Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Management Board with responsibility for daily operations and execution including overseeing the bank’s digital experience, marketing, data science and Saxo Privatbank.

Steen Blaafalk

Chief Financial & Risk Officer

Steen Blaafalk is Global Head of Finance and Risk Operations at Saxo Bank, and a member of the Board of Management. He is responsible for all legal, compliance, finance, risk management, and client and business intelligence within the Bank.

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Henrik Normann

Vice Chairman

President and CEO of NIB, Nordic Investment Bank, joins the Board as Director.

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Awards

Awards are made to Saxo Bank A/S on behalf of the Saxo Group. Saxo Capital Markets is a subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, a Danish investment bank specialising in international capital markets.

The Saxo Group issues regular ICAAP and Risk reports in compliance with Danish financial regulations.

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In order to demonstrate commitment to increased transparency within the financial industry, the Saxo Group has taken the initiative to publicise on a monthly basis key figures related to its activity, namely retail assets under management as well as daily average and monthly trading volumes.

2018.

USD bn

Jul. 2018Aug. 2018Sep. 2018Oct. 2018Nov. 2018Dec. 2018
Commodities - Daily average1.2 1.0    
Commodities - Monthly volume26.322.9     
Equities - Daily average2.7 2.1    
Equities - Monthly volume59.9 49.4    
Fixed Income - Daily average0.2 0.2    
Fixed Income - Monthly volume3.8 5.3    
FX - Daily average10.3 8.5    
FX - Monthly volume226.2 195.5    
Total - Daily average14.4 11.9    
Total - Monthly volume316.2 273.1    

USD bn

Jan. 2018Feb. 2018Mar. 2018Apr. 2018May 2018Jun. 2018
Commodities - Daily average 1.61.51.31.6 1.6 1.2
Commodities - Monthly volume34.629.228.734.6 35.7 25.9
Equities - Daily average 3.76.25.03.9 3.0 3.2
Equities - Monthly volume81.2124.7109.281.4 68.0 67.1
Fixed Income - Daily average 0.6 1.2 0.80.5 0.80.3 
Fixed Income - Monthly volume 13.725.016.911.0 17.4 7.1
FX - Daily average 16.721.7 14.411.7 12.3 13.3
FX - Monthly volume 366.3433.2317.2245.4 283.4 279.9
Total - Daily average 22.530.6 21.517.7 17.6 18.1
Total - Monthly volume 495.8612.1 472.0372.4 404.5 380.1

2017

USD bn

Jul. 2017Aug. 2017Sep. 2017Oct. 2017Nov. 2017Dec. 2017
Commodities - Daily average1.41.71.61.41.41.3
Commodities - Monthly volume29.138.234.231.729.827.5
Equities - Daily average2.42.52.42.33.12.6
Equities - Monthly volume51.057.250.850.668.554.9
Fixed Income - Daily average0.30.30.50.40.50.4
Fixed Income - Monthly volume7.08.011.58.311.88.9
FX - Daily average11.910.711.710.812.69.4
FX - Monthly volume249.2245.1246.2237.9278.2197.8
Total - Daily average16.015.116.314.917.713.8
Total - Monthly volume336.4348.4342.6328.5388.3289.2

USD bn

Jan. 2017Feb. 2017Mar. 2017Apr. 2017May 2017Jun. 2017
Commodities - Daily average1.11.31.3 1.3 1.41.4 
Commodities - Monthly volume24.425.331.0 25.1  33.230.5 
Equities - Daily average1.82.12.4 2.2  2.4 2.9
Equities - Monthly volume40.542.855.3 44.4  54.3 64.2
Fixed Income - Daily average0.50.60.7 0.4  0.40.4 
Fixed Income - Monthly volume9.912.215.2 8.1  8.7 9.7
FX - Daily average13.411.812.0 10.3  10.2 11.0
FX - Monthly volume295.2235.9275.2 206.5  235.0 241.6
Total - Daily average16.815.816.4 14.2  14.4 15.7
Total - Monthly volume370.0316.1376.7 284.1  331.1 346.0

2016

USD bn

Jul. 2016Aug. 2016Sep. 2016Oct. 2016Nov. 2016Dec. 2016
Commodities - Daily average1.11.01.11.21.51.1
Commodities - Monthly volume24.022.824.425.533.123.8
Equities - Daily average2.01.82.62.22.51.9
Equities - Monthly volume41.341.457.446.154.842.0
Fixed Income - Daily average0.40.40.40.40.60.4
Fixed Income - Monthly volume8.09.29.49.014.08.7
FX - Daily average11.28.110.310.913.510.1
FX - Monthly volume235.6187.4225.6229.2298.0222.2
Total - Daily average14.711.314.414.818.213.5
Total - Monthly volume308.9260.8316.8309.8400.0296.8

USD bn

Jan. 2016Feb. 2016Mar. 2016Apr. 2016May 2016Jun. 2016
Commodities - Daily average0.71.01.01.31.21.2
Commodities - Monthly volume14.321.123.927.126.126.8
Equities - Daily average3.83.22.32.42.32.6
Equities - Monthly volume76.966.353.450.951.458.3
Fixed Income - Daily average0.20.30.30.30.30.5
Fixed Income - Monthly volume4.96.36.96.97.610.2
FX - Daily average10.510.29.510.69.810.2
FX - Monthly volume209.7215.1217.8223.0215.8223.9
Total - Daily average15.314.713.114.713.714.5
Total - Monthly volume305.8308.8302.1307.8300.9319.3