Hg is a private equity firm targeting middle-market buyouts primarily in Europe. Hg focuses on investments in technology, services and industrial technology sectors. It invests out of its 8th £2.5 billion core fund and its 2nd £575 million Mercury fund, targeting smaller technology buyouts, both raised in February 2017.  Both funds were closed on their hard-caps and were more than 3x oversubscribed versus their targets, receiving strong re-ups from existing investors.  The company also raised its 1st time £1.5B Saturn large-cap fund in March 2018. Hg has raised more than $9.6 billion in asset over the past 5 years, making it a top 50 private equity firm globally, a top 10 firm in Europe and the largest software investor in Europe. In total, Hg has more than £9B / $13M assets under management. The company has close to 120 employees in two investment offices in London, UK and Munich, Germany, and serves over 100 institutional investors, including private and public pension funds, endowments, insurance companies and fund of funds.
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Hg began life as Mercury Private Equity, the private equity arm of
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