Exclusive talks between OTCex Group and Marex

Exclusive talks between OTCex Group and Marex

Paris, June 14 th 2022

OTCex Group has entered into exclusive negotiations with Marex, a leading worldwide Financial
Services Platform, for the proposed sale of its Voice Brokerage Activities, mostly carried out through
following Investment Firms : HPC, OTCex Hong Kong, and OTCex LLC.

This Project represents a superb opportunity of corporate backing and consolidation with a worldwide
growing leading player. It should therefore pave the way for future ambitious business development
steps by benefiting from access to Marex’s global infrastructure and balance sheet.

Agreements between Parties related to these transactions could be executed once OTC ex Group’s
Employees Representative Bodies have been informed and consulted. Full and definitive completion
would thereafter be subject to prior approval by all relevant Regulatory Bodies.

About Marex

Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and
infrastructure services to clients in energy, commodities and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across five core services: Market
Making, Execution and Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions, Price Discovery and Data &
Advisory. It has a leading franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing
around 38 million trades and clearing over 193 million contracts in 2021. The Group provides access to
the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the
largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

Marex was established in 2005 but through its subsidiaries can trace its roots in the commodity
markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 22 offices worldwide, the Group has
over 1,100 employees across Europe, Asia and America.

For more information visit www.marex.com

About OTCex

OTCex Group is the product of two mergers.
The first was in 2005 between Paresco, a French investment firm broking listed equity and interest
rates products and HPC, a European broker operating mainly in money and interest-rate markets. This
entity then merged in 2006 with OTCex, an inter-dealer broker specializing in index and single stock
options. Since its foundation, OTCex Group’s strategic focus has always been to bring together market
expertise with very strong business fits in order to create a multi-product brokerage service on an
international scale.

These successive mergers have brought OTCex Group a client base of over 750 institutions, including
banks, asset managers, fund managers, hedge funds and market makers.

OTCex is a French Financial company authorized and regulated by Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et
de Résolution, as well as by Autorité des Marchés Financiers. HPC is a French investment firm
authorized and regulated by Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution, as well as by Autorité
des Marchés Financiers. HPC has the authorization to operate as an EU Organized Trading Facility (OTF)
and its subisidiary HPC Investment Services has the authorization to operate as an UK Organized
Trading Facility.

For more information visit www.otcexgroup.com