Global sales at this specialist in trading systems, data management and risk and regulation hit £5.4m last year, and it has customers in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific. Last week founder Adam Bennett, 52, sold the firm to New York-based financial technology consultancy Synechron for an undisclosed sum.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank23
CompanyHatstand
ActivityFinancial IT consultancy
LocationCentral London
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa103.43
International sales £000s5,431
Total sales £000s20,822
Staff83
Founded2002
Websitewww.hatstand.com

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