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Facts and figures about Hg as at 31 December 2019.


Europe’s largest investor in software & services

c.$10 billion of software and services proceeds returned at 2.6x / 34% IRR.

25+ years of investing

200 employees across London, Munich & New York

150+ investments

$37bn+ aggregate EV

$12bn+ funds under management

AA++ 2019 UNPRI rating

Combined portfolio represents 4th largest tech firm in Europe. with the fastest growth

£5bn total revenue of our companies

30+ platform investments

30k+ portfolio employees

+16% employment growth across the portfolio*

+24% revenue growth across the portfolio*

+35% EBITDA growth across the portfolio*

*Top 20 investments – Last 12 months as at 30 September 2019   

2019 investment activity

(Excludes Argus Media and P&I as deals not yet closed)

$10bn+ total deal EV**

c.60 new investments including bolt-on acquisitions

** Includes bolt-ons. Excludes Argus Media and P&I as deals not yet closed

Last 10 yrs investment activity

(Excludes Argus Media and P&I as deals not yet closed)

$30bn+ total platform deal EV

52 platform investments across software & services

450+ new investments including bolt-on acquisitions

The most active European technology PE investor in 2019

Pitchbook 2018 Annual Global League Tables

2019 investment activity

(Publicly disclosed transactions only)

Access (ERP & Payroll, UK)

Investments: Safety Media, Unicorn, Joyful, Riliance, EazyCollect, Volcanic, Attaché, People HR, The Payroll Service, Microlearn.

Allocate (Healthcare IT, UK)

Investments: Enterprise Study

Argus Media (Wealth & Markets, UK)

Investments: Argus Media (platform deal)

The Citation Group (Tech Services, UK)

Investments: Food Alert, Avec, SMAS, EPM, HS Direct

CogitalGroup (Tax & Accounting, UK)

Investments: Scott Moncrieff, ATB ApS, Broomfied Alexander, Andersen Partners, Montpellier, Booth Ainsworth, Norian Payroll

Commify (Tech Services, UK)

Investments: Text Anywhere, Mediaburst

IRIS (Tax & Accounting, UK)

Investments: Innervision, Star, FMP Global

IT Relation (Tech Services, Nordics)

Investments: Miracle, Mentor IT, Hostnordic

Litera Microsystems (Legal & Compliance, USA)

Investments: Doxly, Workshare, Litera Microsystems (platform deal)

Lyniate (Healthcare IT, USA)

Investments: Corepoint

P&I (ERP & Payroll, Germany)

Investments: P&I (platform deal)

Sovos (Tax & Accounting, USA)

Investments: Eagle Technology Management, Foriba

STP (Legal & Compliance, Germany)

Investments: WBDat

team.blue (Tech Services, Benelux, Nordics, Southern Europe)

Investments: Register Group, TransIP, LCN, Iberweb, Hostnordic

Transporeon (ERP & Payroll, Germany)

Investments: Transporeon (platform deal)

Visma (Tax & Accounting, Nordics, Benelux, Poland)

Investments: Visma (platform deal), PlusPort, HR2Day, Dotweb, ProLøn, Saldeo, Onestop, ASG, IMS, Provad, Avento, Roxit, Smartbill, Invett

A decade of software and services transactions

2019*** ($10bn+ total EV)

Transporeon / Litera Microsystems / Visma / team.blue / Argus Media / P&I

2018 ($4.3bn total EV)

Access / IT Relation / Allocate / IRIS / Medifox / Rhapsody / FE

2017 ($7.1bn total EV)

fundinfo / Mitratech / Visma / Register (exited 2019) / Mobility Holding

2016 ($2.7bn total EV)

Kinapse (exited 2018) / Sovos / Citation / Trace One / raet (exited 2018) / STP / Commify / CogitalGroup / Evaluate

2015 ($1.0bn total EV)

A-Plan / Foundry (exited 2019) / Eucon / EidosMedia / Zitcom (exited 2017)

2014 ($4.0bn total EV)

Relay Software (exited 2016) / Ullink (exited 2017) / Sequel (exited 2017) / Visma / Allocate (exited 2018)

2013 ($1.5bn total EV)

e-conomic (exited 2017) / Radius (exited 2018) / Intelliflo (exited 2018) / Zenith (exited 2017) / P&I (exited 2016)

2012 ($300m total EV)

Noventic (exited 2017) / Parts Alliance (exited 2017) / Valueworks (exited 2017)

2011 ($1.3bn total EV)

ATC (exited 2013) / NetNames (exited 2016) / IRIS (exited 2018) / CSH (exited 2013)

2010 ($1.5bn total EV)

JLA (exited 2018) / Lumesse (exited 2018) / SimonsVoss (exited 2015) / Manx Telecom (exited 2014) / TeamSystem (exited 2016)

*** Figure includes all bolt on activity. 2019 EV includes Visma follow-on. Excludes Argus Media and P&I as deals not yet closed.