Calastone says that its technology, which automates the buying and selling of investment funds on different platforms, has saved the industry in excess of £100m since it went live in 2008. With offices in London, Hong Kong and Sydney, Calastone’s 800 clients, including Schroders, Aberdeen Asset Management and Aviva, use its network to process domestic and cross-border transactions. Under chief executive Julien Hammerson, 44, it posted turnover of £11.5m in 2014. Calastone is backed by Octopus Investments and Accel Partners.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank80
CompanyCalastone
ActivityFund transaction network
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth51.35%
Latest sales £000s*11,525
Staff88
Founded2007
Websitewww.calastone.com

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