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Hg Wealth provides alternative investment services to private investors, unlocking opportunities to invest in Europe’s largest portfolio of software and services businesses. This service offers bespoke access to a suite of investment strategies managed by Hg.
Welcome to Hg, Europe's largest software and services investor
Hg is in the top 10 largest global private equity funds. 1
A heritage of European private equity investing.
Hg's long-term investment track record on buyout investments. 2
Combined size of the Hg portfolio.
Welcome to Hg
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Hg is a leading investor in European and transatlantic software and services businesses
Hg was founded in 1990 as Mercury Asset Management and then became part of Merrill Lynch Asset Management (‘MLAM’) in the late 90s
In 2000, the Partners spun the business out of MLAM to become Hg, a fully independent leveraged buyout firm
The business remains 100% owned by its Partners today
Now, in 2023, the firm has c.$65bn in funds under management, and offices in London, Munich, New York, Paris and San Francisco
The elephant in the room
Digging into the numbers behind software investing. Hg's Head of Research, David Toms, demonstrates how an investment strategy based on B2B software stands up in the cold light of data
1: PEI300: https://www.privateequityinternational.com/pei-300/
2: Software & Services investments performance (since independence in 2000) as at 30 June 2022, adjusted pro-forma for post-period transactions. Past performance is not indicative of future performance