Congratulations to the teams at our investments Sabio and Sapphire Systems. Both companies are included in the The Sunday Times HSBC ‘International Track 200’ list for 2020. The report ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales, as measured by their most recently available accounts. The list is compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times followed by an awards dinner in April.

Sabio, who joined our portfolio in 2016, are a market-leading service provider of customer engagement solutions and deliver managed services to many of the UK’s largest contact centres. Sabio rank 31st in the list and you can read more about their inclusion here:

Sapphire Systems partnered with us in January 2020 and deliver enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial management solutions (FMS) across the globe as a leading partner of both SAP and Infor. Sapphire rank 149th in the league table and you can see further details here:

Simon Hitchcock, Managing Partner and Non-exec Director of Sabio said: “We are pleased to have supported Sabio in their rapid international growth through acquisition and significant new business wins, which together have seen them rise from 140th to 31st in this table over the past 4 years.  We look forward to continuing to support the management team with international acquisitions.”

Luke Kingston, Partner and Non-Exec Director of Sapphire Systems said: “Sapphire has a fantastic pedigree in growing its international footprint and it is great to see the company receive recognition for this. We look forward to supporting the team to accelerate this growth further, both organically and through selected acquisitions”


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