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Hot 100 2013 90: Colchester Global Investors

The basics

Company name: Colchester Global Investors
What they do: Fixed income investment manager
Headquarters: London
The Boss: Ian Sims

The financials

Latest turnover (?,000): 34,507
Four-year compound sales growth (%): 29
Latest Ebitda (?,000): 12,814

The details

Founded by Ian Sims in 1999, Colchester Global Investors is a global fixed-income investment manager. The company offers portfolios investing in sovereign bonds, particularly higher-quality smaller country bonds. In total, it provides investment management services to clients for mandates of more than $75m.

Before founding his firm, Sims had a successful career in the field of global fixed income and currency investment. He is also an expert on the use of real yields in global bond management.

Turnover at Colchester has risen from £15.9m to £34.5m in four years, with pre-tax profits of £12.8m.


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