LEONTEQ OBTAINS INVESTMENT GRADE RATING FROM FITCH

14 January 2019: We announced that we have been assigned an investment grade rating by Fitch Ratings Ltd. Leonteq AG and Leonteq Securities AG received a long-term issuer default rating (IDR) of “BBB-” with a Positive Outlook, and a short-term IDR of “F3”.

According to Fitch, we have established a solid track record in generating fairly stable revenue and adequate underlying profitability and the long- and short- term IDRs reflect our:
  • Sound financial metrics, including our adequate and improving capitalisation
  • Moderate credit risk exposure and comprehensive liquidity management
  • Sophisticated structured products issuance platform
  • Sound risk management system

This investment grade rating is a testimony to Leonteq’s success and an important step in establishing ourselves as a globally recognised counterparty for structured investment products and insurance solutions.

For further information please find the official press release by Leonteq and by Fitch.

Lukas Ruflin, Chief Executive Officer of Leonteq, stated, “We are pleased that 11 years after we founded Leonteq, it has received an investment grade rating from an internationally renowned rating agency. This is a testimony to Leonteq’s success and an important further step in establishing Leonteq as a globally recognised counterparty for structured investment products and insurance solutions. At the same time, the newly monitored rating underlines our commitment and ambition to continue the solid track record we have established, for the benefit of all our stakeholders.”