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Fidessa Group is a company that provides trading, investment, and information solutions to the financial community. It offers access to the trading community of buy-side and sell-side professionals ranging from institutions and investment banks to boutique brokers, and niche hedge funds. The company operates in two business units, Sell-side and Buy-side. The Buy-side business unit offers systems to cover stages of the investment process for various asset classes. The Sell-side business unit provides solutions and tools to support the trading of cash equities and derivatives. Fidessa Group also provides connectivity network and management services that connect counterparties across financial markets; and market data services tuned for trading and powering the buy-side and sell-side throughout the trading life cycle.

TypePrivate
Founded1981
HQLondon, GB
Websitefidessa.com
Employee Ratings2.7
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)809(-1%)
Revenue (FY, 2017)£353.9 M(+7%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£22.9(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Fidessa

Chris Aspinwall

Chris Aspinwall

CEO
Andy Skelton

Andy Skelton

CFO
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Fidessa Office Locations

Fidessa has offices in London, Belfast, Woking, Boston and in 10 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
1 Old Jewry
Belfast, GB
2nd Floor Concourse Two Northern Ireland Science Park Queen’s Road Queen’s Island
London, GB
1 New Change
Woking, GB
Duke St
Sydney, AU
Level 29/123 Pitt St
São Paulo, BR
454 R. Min. Jesuíno Cardoso
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Fidessa Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1981
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Fidessa Revenue

Fidessa's revenue was reported to be £353.92 m in FY, 2017 which is a 6.6% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

353.9m

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

6.6%

Net income (FY, 2017)

35.7m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

49.6m

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

1.3m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

295.5m331.9m353.9m

Revenue growth, %

12%7%

Operating expense total

256.7m283.9m305.1m

EBITDA

49.8m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

10.0k12.3m16.7m10.3m11.7m22.7m28.5m24.6m26.1m40.1m24.8m33.1m45.5m63.0m70.9m72.1m73.0m76.8m78.3m95.2m92.4m1.3m

Accounts Receivable

6.3m8.5m9.9m15.9m11.8m10.3m10.4m9.2m14.7m16.7m29.6m49.9m60.5m60.9m64.1m64.8m64.3m55.9m60.7m66.7m69.2m

Prepaid Expenses

10.7m10.6m

Inventories

GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

1.2m2.9m4.1m4.4m1.9m10.4m7.5m7.6m10.1m10.3m11.6m27.7m21.0m27.8m29.9m30.4m31.8m29.1m29.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

40.5m39.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

88.1k6.6m9.7m4.6m9.7m12.0m11.6m10.7m14.1m25.5m35.7m42.7m60.3m62.4m70.5m66.9m68.0m71.1m75.5m80.4m84.3m(16.5m)

Purchases of PP&E

(6.9m)(17.3m)
GBPFY, 1997

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Fidessa Operating Metrics

Fidessa's Transaction Volume was reported to be $26t in FY, 2017.
FY, 2016FY, 2017

Transaction Volume

$20 t$26 t
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Fidessa Revenue Breakdown

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Fidessa revenue breakdown by business segment: 93.3% from Sell-side and 6.7% from Buy-side

Fidessa revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 34.4% from Europe, 44.7% from Americas and 20.9% from Asia

Fidessa Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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Fidessa Online and Social Media Presence

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Fidessa Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D-

    55/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    52/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    77/100

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Fidessa News and Updates

Likezzero names former Fidessa chief John Hamer as chairman

LIKEZERO, the next generation contract risk management and data capture company, is delighted to announce the appointment of John Hamer who joins as Chairman.

Fidessa Blogs

Differentiate, commoditize, and harmonize

Repo traders vying to make the most of the industry’s digital transformation need products that help them cope with a... The post Differentiate, commoditize, and harmonize appeared first on ION.

A cost-effective way to adopt Test Automation

Testing automation has become a fundamental step of the software development life cycle. It’s essential for ensuring a high software... The post A cost-effective way to adopt Test Automation appeared first on ION.

Business Process Analysis – an ION perspective

A business process is a set of activities performed by actors using systems to achieve a goal within a timeframe.... The post Business Process Analysis – an ION perspective appeared first on ION.

Dark trading restrictions set to remain on the regulators’ watch lists

The UK Treasury’s Wholesale Markets Review consultation paper devotes some attention to access to liquidity. In Europe, the review of MiFID II... The post Dark trading restrictions set to remain on the regulators’ watch lists appeared first on ION.

Automation of existing software platforms: Part 3

Customization of existing trading platforms is a vital process within any brokerage firm. However, continued configuration changes can make systems... The post Automation of existing software platforms: Part 3 appeared first on ION.

MiFID II review stores up more compliance costs

As part of the ongoing wider review of MiFID II, ESMA is consulting on the rules around transparency. The consultation... The post MiFID II review stores up more compliance costs appeared first on ION.
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Fidessa Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Fidessa founded?

    Fidessa was founded in 1981.

  • Who are Fidessa key executives?

    Fidessa's key executives are Chris Aspinwall and Andy Skelton.

  • How many employees does Fidessa have?

    Fidessa has 809 employees.

  • What is Fidessa revenue?

    Latest Fidessa annual revenue is £353.9 m.

  • What is Fidessa revenue per employee?

    Latest Fidessa revenue per employee is £437.5 k.

  • Who are Fidessa competitors?

    Competitors of Fidessa include SimCorp, Iress and Charles River Development.

  • Where is Fidessa headquarters?

    Fidessa headquarters is located at 1 Old Jewry, London.

  • Where are Fidessa offices?

    Fidessa has offices in London, Belfast, Woking, Boston and in 10 other locations.

  • How many offices does Fidessa have?

    Fidessa has 17 offices.