MFEX is a leading B2B open architecture fund distribution platform. MFEX provides infrastructure for mutual fund distribution, facilitating access between fund companies and distributors.

The Company is one of the largest European independent experts in global fund distribution, with assets under administration of EUR 320 billion. Over 350 institutional clients (including banks and insurance companies) use MFEX to access one of the world's largest range of funds with 80,000 funds from over 950 fund companies.

MFEX offers a complete solution and transparency for companies and distributors and has a global presence active in 52 countries on 5 continents. The company is divided into four main business areas: Trading and custody, Distribution agreement and rebate collection, Data and fund information and Due Diligence / AML & KYC (Global Fund Watch). 

The MFEX Group was established in Sweden in 1999 and is headquartered in Stockholm with offices in Paris, Luxembourg, London, Geneva, Kuala Lumpur, Milan, Madrid, Umea, Hong Kong, Singapore and Zürich. The main supervisory authority is the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen).

As owners, Nordic Capital supports MFEX’s continued growth by investing in the organisation and its product offering. The Company’s growth potential is underpinned by strong underlying market growth, accelerated by an increasing regulatory focus on transparency, and a shift towards open architecture platforms.

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Financial Services

Key Information

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Revenues 2020*

EUR 40 million

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Employees

340

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Ownership

Nordic Capital Fund VIII, controlling shareholding

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Head office

Stockholm, Sweden

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Investment date

2018

* Reported