This London hedge-fund consultancy says it has advised clients on more than £200 billion of investments worldwide. Clients are typically hedge funds or private-equity investors, who—for a fixed annual fee—receive research and strategic advice on topics such as portfolio construction and risk management. According to Simon Ruddick, managing director and co-founder, the business has grown organically and operates out of 13 international offices as far apart as San Francisco, Hong Kong and Bahrain. Overseas sales have risen 65% a year, from £7.8m in 2007 to £21.3m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank57
CompanyAlbourne Partners
ActivityAlternative investment consultancy
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa65.28%
International sales £000s21,331
Total sales £000s25,410
Staff155
Founded1994
Websitewww.albourne.com

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