Last month the US private equity firm Vista Equity Partners completed the merger of the British financial software firm Misys and the Canadian software provider D+H. The combined entity is named Finastra and is headquartered in London. The firm counts 48 of the world’s 50 largest banks as clients and had pro forma revenues of £1.7bn in the year leading up to the merger. It is led by chief executive Nadeem Syed, 50.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank31
CompanyFinastra
ActivityFinancial software provider
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*1,653
Profit £mn/a
Year endMay 17
Principal shareholdersVista Equity Partners
Staff10,000
Founded1978
Websitewww.finastra.com

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