Investment from Insight Venture Partners to Fuel Global Growth
Fenergo to receive $75m to expand globally, invest in R&D and create Fenergo University and Accreditation program
$75 million invested in Client Lifecycle Management software solution provider
14th July 2015, Dublin, Ireland - Fenergo, the leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management software solutions for investment banks, capital market firms and private banks, has announced today that Insight Venture Partners, a New York-based private equity and venture capital firm, has agreed to invest$75 million in the company. The transaction is expected to close within the next few weeks.
The new capital will be used to grow the company’s global footprint and presence in new and existing international markets and develop a partner ecosystem, which includes establishing Fenergo University and Consulting Accreditation Program to empower partners to implement Fenergo solutions. Continued investment will be made in R&D to make Fenergo Client Lifecycle Management and Regulatory Onboarding the industry standard.
Financial institutions are grappling to understand and comply with new and changing regulatory obligations, resulting in the inability to onboard legal entity clients in a timely and cost effective manner. Fenergo’s Client Lifecycle Management and Regulatory Onboarding solutions address this challenge by centralizing client and counterparty data to support regulatory compliance, onboard clients efficiently and quickly, and ensure legal entity compliance through the client’s full lifecycle with the bank.
Fenergo has emerged as a market leader in the Client Lifecycle Management solutions space for financial institutions, with year-over-year growth of 100% for the last three consecutive years. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, the company has recently expanded globally to include offices in London, New York, Boston, Sydney and Wroclaw. Fenergo serves a worldwide base of financial customers including Scotiabank, Bank of Montreal, State Street, SunTrust, Barclays and Royal Bank of Canada.
“We are thrilled to have a firm like Insight Venture Partners join our team,” said Marc Murphy, CEO of Fenergo. “Having undergone significant growth over the last few years, Fenergo has proven that it can deliver the solutions that financial institutions need and want to solve challenges around regulatory onboarding and client lifecycle management. Based on this demand, the market is encouraging us to find a strategic partner that will enable us to become the industry standard for Client Lifecycle Management solutions. We believe we have found that partner in Insight Venture Partners and we look forward to working closely with them as we scale our business into the global industry standard”.
“Fenergo is an organization with a leading brand, product, and management team,” said Peter Sobiloff, Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners. “We are pleased to partner with the company’s team in order to achieve continued growth and innovation in the Client Lifecycle Management solutions market.”
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About Fenergo (www.fenergo.com):
Fenergo is an award-winning provider of enterprise Client Lifecycle Management platform solutions designed to help financial institutions to manage the end-to-end regulatory onboarding process – from onboarding, to management of client and counterparty data and regulatory compliance with existing and emerging regulations. In 2015, Fenergo made its debut on the Chartis RiskTech100®, the list of the top 100 risk technology providers in the world. In 2014, the company picked up the award for Best Enterprise Data Management Initiative from Inside Reference Data and was awarded Outstanding Achievement in International Growth by the ISA. Other accolades include Technology Innovation of the Year (ISA, 2013) and Best Customer Onboarding Solution (The Compliance Register, 2012).
About Insight Venture Partners:
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Founded in 1995, Insight has raised more than $10 billion and invested in more than 200 companies worldwide. Our mission is to find, fund and work successfully with visionary executives providing them with practical, hands-on growth expertise to foster long-term success. For more information on Insight and all of its investments, visit http://www.insightpartners.com or follow us on twitter: @insightpartners.com.
CLIENTS WHO TRUSTOUR SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS
“We chose Fenergo’s solutions because they will enable us to meet the increasing complex regulatory frameworks with an efficient and client-centric onboarding experience.”
John Healy, Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets Operations, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
“Fenergo’s Regulatory Onboarding solution provides us with an additional level of flexibility and enhances our ability to prioritize our compliance initiatives.”
Erica Benjamin Managing Director for Client Onboarding BMO Capital Markets
“We chose Fenergo to support regulatory onboarding across our Global Banking and Markets division. We wanted a solution that would support an efficient onboarding experience for all of our customers.”