Calastone enables buyers and sellers of investment funds on different platforms to handle orders and process trades automatically. The company was founded in 2007 and today it has more than 600 international clients, including Schroders, Aberdeen Asset Management and Aviva, for whom it executed transactions worth more than £160bn last year. The London company, led by chief executive Julien Hammerson, 43, posted turnover of £7.8m in 2013. It is backed by Octopus Investments and Accel Partners.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank42
CompanyCalastone
ActivityFund transaction network
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth72.31%
Latest sales £000s7,793
Staff75
Founded2007
Websitewww.calastone.com

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