Led by chief executive Mark O’Hare, 58, and operating from offices in London, New York, Singapore, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Manila, Preqin supplies intelligence on the global alternative assets industry, such as private equity, infrastructure and hedge funds. Its data is used by 40,000 institutional investors, money managers and advisors worldwide and investor interest in the asset class saw overseas sales grow to £17.8m in 2015. Last November, the company took an undisclosed controlling stake in UK software provider Baxon Solutions.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank97
CompanyPreqin
ActivityData services provider
LocationCentral London
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa29.27%
International sales £000s17,839
Total sales £000s21,018
Staff252
Founded2003
Websitewww.preqin.com

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