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Markit is a global financial-information services company. It was founded in 2001 by Lance Uggla and a group of executives from Toronto-Dominion Bank. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade-processing services for the over-the-counter markets across asset classes including equities, interest rates and foreign exchange. In January the private-equity firm General Atlantic paid a reported £155m for a 7.5% stake. Sales have risen 76% a year, from £56.3m in 2006 to £305.4m in 2009.

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Company details
ActivityFinancial information services
LocationCity of London
Annual sales rise over 3 years75.67%
Latest sales £000s305,392

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