Hg invests in Benevity

"We are thrilled to have Hg on board, whose global profile and expertise in software and SaaS will enable us to scale our reach to even more companies across a spectrum of industries, sizes and geographies, helping more people create a sense of connection to purpose and impact than ever before.”

Bryan de Lottinville, Benevity Founder and CEO 
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Hg invests in Septeo
​​​​​​​“This partnership with Hg will also help us continue to pursue our growth strategy, enabling us to bring new talent into the business, strengthen our innovation and continue with targeted acquisitions." Read more
Gen II gains
significant new investment

​​​​​​​“Hg is investing in a very strong business, which has built a differentiated profile to become the platform-of-choice for its industry. In line with the management team’s ambition, we see potential to scale further, both across the sector and across geographies." Read more
Hg agrees the sale of Eucon
“Eucon’s business sits at the intersection of two growth drivers in which Hg has built substantial experience: the value of big data in the automotive sector and the increasing digitalisation of the insurance and real estate industry – and together we have built a great business in these areas." Read more
Private Equity 4.0:
How Hg got it right in tech

​​​​​​​“Armed with an impressive war chest, collected in just six months during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, top executives at Hg tell Private Equity News why specialisation will be key to positioning the firm during the next phase of the industry.” Read more
Tech Investor of the Year
A win for Hg at the PwC UK Tech Awards and congrats too to Elona Mortimer-Zhika, CEO of IRIS, who won Tech Businesswoman of the year! 
Learn more
Future 40
Diversity Leader Award

Hg's Martina Sanow won a spot on Real Deals’ Future 40 Diversity and Inclusion Leaders list for progressing Hg’s journey into a fully inclusive firm. 
Read more
Hg Factsheet
​​​​​​​Hg publishes a regularly updated factsheet covering Hg, its portfolio, its investment activity, and its long-term record. We hope that you find it useful! Read more
​​​​​​​Our Thinking
 
​​​​​​The State of European Tech: Atomico’s Annual Report
One of the most highly anticipated reports in the tech calendar, Atomico’s 2020 edition features Hg’s very own Head of Research, David Toms discussing the role of private equity in the tech landscape. Read the report
​​​​​​Same Game New Rules:
The Hg Growth Summit 2020

Hg's Growth Team hosted over 300 executives from the Hg portfolio to discuss how 2020 is set to change best-practice across the Growth disciplines within software and tech businesses. To see some of the speakers consider some of the changes coming our way, watch our film
​​​​​​Puzzles not Problems: a view from the top with Scott Morrison​​​​​​​
In the fifth in our series of interviews thinking about business from different perspectives, Elizabeth Wallace speaks to Scott Morrison, founder of The Boom and author of ‘Creative Superpowers’. 
Watch our film
Portfolio News
 
​​​​​​INSZOOM joins Mitratech
​​​​​​​“This is a perfect alignment of two cultures with very similar missions: To serve our clients in a very focused, very extensive manner, providing them with innovations and resources that continuously improve their ability to manage the complexities of global workforces.” Read more
Access acquires Unleashed
​​​​​​​"Joining Access gives Unleashed a new level of expertise in the provision of integrated software solutions, an acceleration of our product development and gives our customers the opportunity to explore a wider range of ERP and business management solutions from a single provider.​​​​" Read more
Team Jumbo-Visma
win ​​​​​​​at La Vuelta

Congratulations to Team Jumbo-Visma and Primož Roglič for taking home the La Vuelta trophy second year in a row! We couldn’t be more happy – or more proud to sponsor this team of heroes. Read more
BrightPay win
COVID Hero Award

"The judges saw that BrightPay went above and beyond to support their clientbase and payroll professionals at a time when they were under pressure with furlough claims and interpreting guidance." Read more
Commify acquires 2SMS
This further strengthens Commify’s leading position in the UK, its largest market, and demonstrates its continued ambitious growth plans after completing 12 previous acquisitions since 2013. Read more
"Tim will play a key role as we look to deepen our customer and partner relationships and accelerate market adoption of our solution portfolio. He brings a wealth of experience in sales strategy, enabling transformation, delivering growth and customer value."  Read more
IT Relation acquires Improsec
“Improsec has created an impressive market position in Denmark within cybersecurity with the leading experts in the field, a skilled and ambitious management as well as a strong reputation among customers and in the industry in general." Read more
 
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