International Track 200

London-based Options provides cloud computing services for 250 clients in more than 20 countries. Most of these operate in the financial services sector and include hedge funds and asset managers. In 2017, the American private equity firm Bregal Sagemount invested $100m (£78m) in the company and US revenues rose almost 50%, to £32.3m, boosting total international sales to £34.4m. In 2018, international sales rose 29% to £44.3m. Chief executive Nigel Kneafsey, 43, heads the business, which he founded in 1993.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank147
CompanyOptions
ActivityFinancial technology provider
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa45.36%
International sales £000s34,443
Total sales £000s50,402
Staff172
Founded1993
Websitewww.options-it.com

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