Marex Spectron

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Marex Spectron, a commodities brokerage company, provides access to agricultural, environmental, energy, equity, freight, metal, financial futures and options, and fixed income markets. The Company offers market data, market analytics, indices, commodities research, training, and research and analysis services; client’s co-location, managed connectivity, and Internet services for FIX/API and screen-based trading; and trade services. Its clients include commodity producers and consumers, banks, hedge funds, asset managers, brokers, commodity trading advisors, and professional traders.

HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings3.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)468(+3%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)$388.5 M(+21%)

Key People/Management at Marex Spectron

Ian Lowitt

Ian Lowitt

Paolo Tonucci

Paolo Tonucci

Steve Sparke

Steve Sparke

Vice Chairman
Rob Watts

Rob Watts

Hunter Baldwin

Hunter Baldwin

Managing Director, Head of U.S. and Joint Head of Energy
Simon van Den

Simon van Den

Global Head of Metals
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Marex Spectron Office Locations

Marex Spectron has offices in London, Chicago, Houston, New York and in 7 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
155 Bishopsgate
London, GB
4th Floor, 25 Copthall Ave
Calgary, CA
110 9 Ave SW Suite 400, 4th Floor
Bruchköbel, DE
Römerstraße 31
Gibraltar, GI
3rd floor, 6 Europort Rd
Dublin 18, IE
76 Furze Rd, Sandyford Business Park, Sandyford
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Marex Spectron Financials and Metrics

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10 years ago

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Marex Spectron Revenue

Marex Spectron's revenue was reported to be $388.48 m in FY, 2018 which is a 20.6% increase from the previous period.

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Financial Leverage

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Marex Spectron Operating Metrics

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35 35

Contracts Cleared

150 m145 m

Trades Executed

26 m20 m


11 10
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Marex Spectron Revenue Breakdown

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Marex Spectron revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.5% from Financial Futures and Options, 83.3% from Commodoties and 9.3% from Other

Marex Spectron revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 69.0% from Europe, 25.2% from North America and 5.8% from Asia

Marex Spectron Online and Social Media Presence

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Marex Spectron News and Updates

Marex Spectron to acquire Energy Broking Ireland Ltd

LONDON (Reuters) - Commodities broker Marex Spectron said on Wednesday it has agreed to acquire Dublin-based Energy Broking Ireland Ltd (EBI), in a deal expected to be completed in February.

Marex Spectron To Acquire Chicago-Based FCM Rosenthal Collins Group's Customer Business

LONDON and CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marex Spectron, one of the world's largest commodities brokers, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the customer business of Rosenthal Collins Group LLC (RCG®), a leading independent Futures Commission Merchant (FCM)....

Marex Spectron sees small global sugar deficit in 2018/19

LONDON (Reuters) - Commodity broker Marex Spectron has revised its forecast for the 2018/19 global sugar balance, switching its outlook to a small deficit due to expectations for lower output from Brazil, India, Thailand and the European Union.

Exclusive: China's Fosun in talks to buy commodity broker Marex Spectron - sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Chinese conglomerate Fosun International Ltd is in discussions to buy British-based commodities broker Marex Spectron, two industry sources said.

Marex Spectron Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Marex Spectron founded?

    Marex Spectron was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Marex Spectron key executives?

    Marex Spectron's key executives are Ian Lowitt, Paolo Tonucci and Steve Sparke.

  • How many employees does Marex Spectron have?

    Marex Spectron has 468 employees.

  • What is Marex Spectron revenue?

    Latest Marex Spectron annual revenue is $388.5 m.

  • What is Marex Spectron revenue per employee?

    Latest Marex Spectron revenue per employee is $830.1 k.

  • Who are Marex Spectron competitors?

    Competitors of Marex Spectron include Funding Options, Tullett Prebon and Deutsche Börse.

  • Where is Marex Spectron headquarters?

    Marex Spectron headquarters is located at 155 Bishopsgate, London.

  • Where are Marex Spectron offices?

    Marex Spectron has offices in London, Chicago, Houston, New York and in 7 other locations.

  • How many offices does Marex Spectron have?

    Marex Spectron has 13 offices.