Financial Express


FE, the leading provider of investment data, research and software to the financial services industry, has announced that Hg, a leading global growth private equity firm, will be investing in the business to fund its next phase of growth.

Founded by Michael Holland and Craig Wilson, FE operates a proprietary database of complete retail funds data with global coverage and history, built up over 20 years. Trusted by hundreds of thousands of investors, advisers, asset managers and platforms who use FE data, software and investment advice every day, FE is a leading player in supporting the UK fund industry.

The investment comes on the back of significant expansion of FE’s global operations and product offering over the past few years, and another year of record growth for the company in 2017.

The Management team of FE, led by CEO Neil Bradford, were advised by Tom Burton, Andrew Cox and Gus Gayford on their reinvestment alongside Hg and future equity incentive arrangements.