36. First Derivatives
- Chief executive: Brian Conlon
- Pre-tax profit: £10.4m
- Employment: 1,306
- Pay bill: £65.7m
First Derivatives (FD) employs over 1,700 staff and provides software to enable the world’s largest finance, technology, manufacturing, retail and energy institutions to meet demanding data management challenges.
The company also provides consulting services within capital markets, where customers include investment banks, brokers, exchanges, regulators and hedge funds.