Calastone ranked in the Tech Tour Growth 50 for second year running

17 Mar 2016

Calastone, the global funds transaction network, today announced that it has been ranked in the 2016 Tech Tour Growth 50.

Tech Tour, a platform that facilitates high-tech growth companies to develop strategic relations with investors, together with Silverpeak Investment Bank and in conjunction with a selection committee of international investors researched and evaluated over 175 European private tech companies at a sub one billion US dollar valuation.

The selection committee, chaired by Jean-Michel Deligny, Silverpeak, was composed of international venture capital firms, advisers and experts.

William Stevens, Managing Director, Tech Tour, commented “The billion dollar “unicorn” successes that grab our attention are just the tip of the iceberg. The Tech Tour Growth 50 puts the next layer of Europe’s high-tech, high-growth businesses in the limelight. The Tech Tour Growth 50 Companies have created over 8, 000 high-tech jobs, attracted over $3.5 billion of investment and have an estimated combined valuation of $14.2 billion. This is a clear demonstration of Europe’s strength, potential and competitiveness in scaling-up tech businesses.”

Julien Hammerson, Chief Executive Officer, Calastone, commented ‘We are delighted, once again, to feature in the Tech Tour Growth 50. Calastone continues to drive automation and innovation throughout the global funds industry.’

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