Founded in 1999 in Paris, Carax has become one of the leading brokerage companies on the equity markets offering diversified investment services. The company, which expanded its field of activity by opening a subsidiary in Monaco in 2006, evolved further by diversifying into bond products and derivatives in the early 2010s.
Carax has always anticipated the needs of its customers, in order to be one step ahead of its environment. The company continues to grow thanks to new products and services. In 2015, following the opening of the Euro PP market, Carax obtained its AMF approval and opened a Corporate Finance division specializing in the funding of companies through the issuance of private debt. Its experienced team advises SME managers on all their financing and transmission issues.
In 2016, the company expanded its bond market presence by recruiting specialists in distressed debt. Its distressed debt team, provides liquidity and transparency, in the otherwise illiquid market.
In 2017, the Tradition group, a leading player in the financial broking sector, bought a majority stake in Carax. Present in 28 countries, Tradition has a turnover of nearly CHF 900mln.