Markit is a global financial information company that provides data and trade-processing services for clients including banks, hedge funds and insurance companies. In an increasingly regulated sector, it helps businesses to track risk and improve efficiency. Its shareholders include General Atlantic and Temasek, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, which in May invested £332m for a 10% stake. Markit is led by founder Lance Uggla, 51.

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Company details
ActivityFinancial information services
LocationCity of London
Sales £m*533.1
Operating profit £m*164.1
Main shareholdersEmployees and institutional investors

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda