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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.) (Jan 2021)935(-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

Summary Metrics

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-

    51/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    60/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

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Fidessa Blogs

Doing a UX re-design for your product

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is... The post Doing a UX re-design for your product appeared first on ION.

The road to SaaS and other myths

Some estimates say that in a few years SaaS will be the preferred business model for most applications. I believe... The post The road to SaaS and other myths appeared first on ION.

The future of trading system display technology

Following my recent article on trading screen design, I had many comments about what technology would be coming next! This... The post The future of trading system display technology appeared first on ION.

Brexit: Liquidity shifts post transition period

After a difficult 12 months, Brexit finally happened. However, the equivalence many hoped for was not granted to UK finance companies. This article looks... The post Brexit: Liquidity shifts post transition period appeared first on ION.

Is traditional D2C repo dying?

As D2C repo goes electronic, having the right systems in place will be crucial for repo dealers wishing to nurture... The post Is traditional D2C repo dying? appeared first on ION.

Finding investment opportunities while remaining compliant in a volatile new world

When I meet regulatory and investment compliance officers in the asset management industry, I find they’re more concerned than ever... The post Finding investment opportunities while remaining compliant in a volatile new world 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 935 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 £378.5 k.

  • Who are Fidessa competitors?

    Competitors of Fidessa include Cenkos Securities, QNB Finansinvest and CAL.

  • 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.