Read our 2020/21 ESG Report

We recognise the importance of constantly moving forward with ESG improvements. The world does not stand still and we continually assess what we are doing on ESG to stay ahead. Our 2020/21 report covers achievements we are particularly proud of in Diversity & Inclusion, our societal contribution, environmental impact and more.

 
Hg at Megabuyte CEO Summit
We are hosting 'Post-COVID Hotspots in Enterprise Software' at this year's event. As we emerge from the pandemic, accelerated digital transformation will impact enterprise software requirements resulting in both opportunities and risks for scale-up and established vendors alike. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Register to attend
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Hg News
 
Diversity and Inclusion at Hg
“With diversity you source and analyse deals, ask and answer questions, and manage teams differently. It adds up to better investment and business decisions. The more complex the challenge at hand, the greater the returns.” Nic Humphries, Senior Partner and Executive Chair. ​​Read the full report
UPDATED: Hg Factsheet
We have updated our factsheet covering Hg, its portfolio, its investment activity, and its long-term record. We hope that you find it useful. Read more
PowerUP: Helping disadvantaged kids to thrive
Hg has partnered with the PowerUP Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships for underprivileged children to partake in enriching after school and summer activities. Learn more ​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Hg turned 20 in 2020
Hg today looks less like a traditional private equity firm with over 35 portfolio companies. Instead we are more like an industrial software and services organisation - one of the largest software companies in Europe with over 35 divisions. Read more
Our Thinking
 
Hg’s Nic Humphries on the GrowthCap Insights podcast
“In a lot of ways, our job is to find teams who are smarter and better than we are and to back them and support them. And thankfully it’s extremely easy to find people who are smarter and better! That’s the easy part of the job.” ​​​​Listen here
Opportunities for disruption: Ben Meyer on LegalTech
Legal technology is "critical" given "how litigious" the market is, says Hg's Ben Meyer, speaking to Business Insider about legal tech investment strategy. Read more
Portfolio News
 
Azets appoints new CEO and two Non-Executive Directors
Azets has announced the appointment of Chris Horne as CEO. The firm also welcomes Aase Aamdal Lundgaard and Ian Smart as Non-Executive Directors, as it accelerates its growth plans for the year ahead. ​​​​​​​Read more
FE fundinfo acquires CashCalc
"Integrating CashCalc’s market-leading services with our own award-winning tools marks a natural product extension and will lead to better advice outcomes for advisers and their clients.” - Hamish Purdey, Chief Executive at FE fundinfo. ​​​​​​​Read more
Dext CEO interviewed on 40 Minute Mentor
In this episode, Adrian Blair discusses the lessons he has learned on his amazing career journey so far, including the leadership lessons from working alongside Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and how they still influence his approach to this day.  Listen here
Geomatikk joins forces with Keypro
“Geomatikk and Keypro have complementary businesses and there are several advantages to joining forces and providing a complete offering of documentation and protection services for network owners.” says Knut Bratsberg, CEO of Geomatikk. Read more
Drax Interview with Evaluate CEO
Deborah Kobewka discusses how portfolio company Evaluate dealt with the challenges around raising additional funding posed by the pandemic and the impact of Covid on the pharma sector. Watch here
IT Relation acquires Itadel and Cloud Teams
The move strengthens and expands the service offering to customers and sharpens the focus on their digital transformation. Read more
 
 
 
 
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