Equiniti is a FTSE 250 company and a leading provider of technology and solutions for complex and regulated administration and payments. Our technology platforms are used by 70% of the FTSE 100, Government and other large corporates, particularly in banking, insurance and other financial services. We have 1,700 clients, make £160 billion worth of payments through our systems every year, hold records for 70 million shareholders, look after pension schemes for 8 million pension scheme members, and provide services which touch 28 million customers. Over a third of the UK population has dealt with Equiniti at some point during their lives.
We employ over 4,300 people in the UK and India and in the first quarter of 2018 will be expanding into the US, with the acquisition of the Shareowner Services business from Wells Fargo. The average length of service of our employees is 12 years.
Equiniti is a company that has been built with strong values at the very core of our offering. Dealing with some of the most successful companies and government agencies in the UK, excellence, integrity, professionalism, partnership, commercial and innovation are therefore at the heart of everything we do.
There are four business divisions which compromise the Equiniti business (EQ Boardroom, EQ Paymaster, EQ Invest and EQ Digital), supported by our Group Functions. Our strategy is aimed at driving pace and growth with a strong focus on further investment in our people and leadership.