Belfast Telegraph

40. First Derivatives

  • Chief executive: Brian Conlon
  • Pre-tax profit: £12m
  • Employment: 1,909
  • Pay bill: £110m

First Derivatives (FDP.L) is a global technology provider working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology, retail, pharma, manufacturing and energy institutions.

The company’s Kx technology is a leader in high-performance, in-memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence.

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Kx delivers high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries.

The group operates from 14 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, including its headquarters in Newry, and employs more than 2,600 people worldwide.

Recent wins include Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Financial Services for the Kx division.

First Derivatives is one of just four plcs in Northern Ireland and is listed on the AIM.

First Derivatives

3 Canal Quay


BT35 6BP

Tel: 028 3025 2242