Hg’s objective is to pursue investment theses supporting long-term growth, leveraging its expertise working with software and services businesses to implement initiatives designed to maximise organic expansion, as well as through rolling up fragmented sectors, over typical hold periods of approximately five years or longer.
Hg has led over 170 investments in the software and services sector during the last 25 years. This focus means we have developed an institutional expertise and a deep understanding of the sectors and businesses in which we invest.
In 2022 a team within Hg has been established to open up investment opportunities to private investors.
software investor in Europe
largest software company in Europe (by combined EV)
largest PE firm in Europe (by capital raised in the past 5 years)
3.3x / 33%
IRR on all realised software and services investments
years of investment and 170+ investments made within the software and services sector