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Company First Derivatives PLC
Headline Trading Statement and Notice of Results
Released 07:00 18-Apr-2019
Number 5489W07

RNS Number : 5489W
First Derivatives PLC
18 April 2019

18 April 2019

First Derivatives plc

("FD" or the "Group")


Trading update and Notice of Results


FD (AIM: FDP.L, Euronext Growth: FDP.I) announces that it has continued to trade strongly in the second half of the financial year ended 28 February 2019. As a result, the Board expects to report a financial performance in line with the current consensus forecasts of £215.4m of revenue and £38.8m of adjusted EBITDA.


Full year results will be reported on 21 May. A briefing for analysts will be held at 9.30am on the day at the offices of FTI Consulting, 200 Aldersgate, London EC1A 4HD.



For further information please contact:


First Derivatives plc

Brian Conlon, Chief Executive Officer

Graham Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer

Ian Mitchell, Head of Investor Relations

+44(0)28 3025 2242



Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Andrew Pinder

Carlton Nelson

Sebastian Lawrence

+44 (0)20 7597 5970



Goodbody (Euronext Growth Adviser and Broker)

David Kearney

Finbarr Griffin



+353 1 667 0420


FTI Consulting

Matt Dixon

Dwight Burden

Darius Alexander

Niamh Fogarty


+44 (0)20 3727 1000




About FD

FD is a global technology provider with 20 years of experience working with some of the world's largest finance, technology, retail, pharma, manufacturing and energy institutions. The Group's Kx technology, incorporating the kdb+ time-series database, is a leader in high-performance, in-memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence. Kx delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries. FD operates from 14 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, including its headquarters in Newry, and employs more than 2,400 people worldwide.


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