An Hg Orbit Podcast Special 
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The first in a series of quarterly conversations - Matthew Brockman (Managing Partner) and David Toms (Head of Research) observe trends across the tech sector during another eventful period. They discuss the clear divergence of sentiment in tech markets, during which growth in earnings has proved to be powerful protection against volatility. Both guests also reflect on the longer-term secular tailwinds in enterprise software & services, with digital transformation of business activity continuing at pace.​​​​​​​ 
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Welcome to Hg's monthly digest, designed to keep you updated with news from Hg and our network of portfolio companies. This issue looks back on the month of March at Hg. The newsletter can also be found on our website where you can subscribe. Alternatively, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Hg News
 
UPDATED: Hg Factsheet
See our updated factsheet which covers a busy quarter for Hg, announcing four investments worth around $12 billion including: IFS & WorkWave, Lyniate, ProcessMap and Waystone. Today Hg’s FuM stands well over $40bn, with a portfolio businesses valued over $100 billion, generating revenues of over $10 billon, employing over 55,000 employees and growing at over 20% per year. Read more
Hg invests in IFS and WorkWave
"Both IFS and WorkWave offer very strong cloud products in verticals which are growing rapidly and we therefore see clear runway for sustained growth for the business.” Read more
Hg increases headcount in London, Munich and New York 
Hg’s managing partner Matthew Brockman told Private Equity News: “Whilst we’ve certainly attracted more talent to invest and support our growing funds, the other area we’ve built up is our portfolio team... We expect this trajectory to continue over the next few years.” Read more
Hg named the most improved PE firm on Equality Group's Inclusive Index
Equality Group's index names the top 10 PE and VC firms globally based on their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Read more
PitchBook ranks Hg #2 global tech investor
We're pleased to have been recognised in Pitchbook's 2021 Annual Interactive Global League Tables as the second most active tech investor. Read more
Our Thinking
 
Series 3 of Orbit: an Hg podcast is now available
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Hg sits at the centre of a universe of tech and software knowledge and expertise. We are constantly surprised by the ideas generated by these satellite minds and we want to share them with you. Series 3 featuring guests from Slack, Visma, Trackunit, team.blue and more is now available.

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Portfolio News
 
FE fundinfo acquires Funds360 and further increases footprint in Continental Europe
The deal brings together FE fundinfo’s existing fund data and technology expertise in the UK, Continental Europe & Asia with Funds360’s complementary data set and unique knowledge of the French fund market. Read more 
Waystone announces Centaur will become part of the Waystone Group
Centaur, an established global fund administration and fiduciary services provider headquartered in Ireland, will become part of Waystone. The transaction will significantly broaden Waystone’s service offering to asset managers and their investors. Read more 
BrightPay and Accountancy Manager join forces
"I have been very impressed with the product offering and the reputation of AccountancyManager and I am delighted that they are joining forces with us. Our respective businesses share the same philosophy; placing the customer journey above all else." - Paul Byrne, CEO, Bright. Read more 
FE fundinfo named Best Performing Company – Banking & Insurance Software
The Megabuyte50 awards 2022, part of the Megabuyte100 award series which collectively celebrates the UK’s 100 best-performing privately-owned mid-market, scale-up, and quoted technology companies, named FE fundinfo the Best Performing Company – Banking & Insurance Software s. Read more
 
 
 
 
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