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Fidessa group, together with its subsidiaries, provides trading, investment, and information solutions to the financial community. The Company 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. It 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. The Company 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.

HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings2.6

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2018)1,705
Revenue (FY, 2017)£353.9 M(+7%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£22.9 (+2%)

Key People/Management at Fidessa

Chris Aspinwall

Chris Aspinwall

Andy Skelton

Andy Skelton

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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
Woking, GB
Duke St
Sydney, AU
Level 29/123 Pitt St
São Paulo, BR
454 R. Min. Jesuíno Cardoso
Toronto, CA
1920 100 Wellington St W
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Fidessa Financials and Metrics

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.

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Fidessa's current market capitalization is £873.4 m.
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Fidessa Operating Metrics

Fidessa's Transactions' Volume was reported to be $26t in FY, 2017.
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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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Fidessa Blogs

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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 1,705 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 £207.6 k.

  • Who are Fidessa competitors?

    Competitors of Fidessa include Bridgewater Associates, Morgan Stanley and Dalton Investments.

  • 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.