LMAX Group Sees Record Growth in Gross Revenue and Profit in 2021

<p class=”MsoNormal”>LMAX Group, the operator of multiple
institutional execution venues for forex and cryptocurrency trading, saw record performance during its fiscal year that ended December 31, 2021.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>The UK-headquartered company’s gross profit
jumped 68% to US$106 million in 2021, <a href=”https://www.financemagnates.com/tag/lmax-exchange-group/” target=”_blank”>LMAX Group</a> announced on Tuesday. </p><p class=”MsoNormal”>The Group’s gross revenue also climbed 80%
higher during the period compared to 2020, the company said. </p><p class=”MsoNormal”>The total trading volume of the group also shot up 20% year-over-year to US$5.4 trillion in 2020.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>Furthermore, LMAX Group reported a 103% growth
in its statutory earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization
(EBIDTA), and an EBITDA margin increase of 58%. </p><p class=”MsoNormal”>The statutory EBIDTA touched US$62 million, LMAX
Group said.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>Growth Factors</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>The company explained that the growth in its
institutional market share across both the forex and cryptocurrency markets
“despite volatility and downward pressure on volumes” contributed to the
revenue jump.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>David Mercer, the Chief Executive Officer of LMAX
Group, attributed the “strong performance” to “years of investment in our
market-leading proprietary technology”. </p><p class=”MsoNormal”>Mercer added that LMAX Group’s efforts to diversify its product offering and geographic reach contributed to the record
financial results.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>“2021 was a milestone year for LMAX Group as we
successfully navigated through challenging global macroeconomic conditions to
achieve record volumes, revenues, and EBITDA,” he added.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>The LMAX Group includes the UK Financial Conduct
Authority (FCA)-regulated LMAX Exchange, which is an institutional forex exchange; and
the LMAX Global, which is the brokerage arm regulated by the FCA and the Cyprus
Securities and Exchange Commission. </p><p class=”MsoNormal”>It also includes LMAX Digital, an institutional
spot cryptocurrency exchange regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services
Commission.</p><p class=”MsoNormal text-align-justify”>Focus on LMAX Digital</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>According to LMAX Group, LMAX Digital volumes
reached over $500 billion during its fiscal year 2021.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>“Over the course of the year, LMAX Digital
maintained its position as the primary price discovery venue in the market and
continued to drive institutional adoption of cryptocurrencies, delivering over
$500 billion in volumes, up 340% year-on-year,” LMAX Group explained.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>A more recent signal of LMAX Digital’s growth is its institutional spot
cryptocurrency
<a href=”https://www.financemagnates.com/cryptocurrency/as-crypto-markets-rebound-lmax-hits-highest-volume-yet-in-2022/”>peak
volumes</a> reported in May following the crypto market
rebound at the time.</p><p class=”MsoNormal”>The volumes reached $2.10 billion and $3.25
billion on two consecutive days during the month. </p><p class=”MsoNormal”>Meanwhile, LMAX Group in March <a href=”https://www.financemagnates.com/cryptocurrency/news/lmax-and-six-partner-to-launch-crypto-futures/”>partnered with</a> the SIX Swiss Exchange, a major Swiss stock
exchange, to launch cash-settled and centrally cleared crypto-asset futures.</p>

This article was written by Solomon Oladipupo at www.financemagnates.com.