About us

Defaqto is a leading financial information, ratings and fintech business that supports financial institutions, intermediaries and consumers to make smarter financial decisions.

Defaqto has been operating for over 25 years and works independently. Defaqto employs over 60 analysts spending 400 hours a day monitoring the market, ensuring that the information provided is accurate and up to date.

Its independent fund and product information helps banks, insurers and fund managers with designing and promoting their propositions. Defaqto experts research, collect and continuously assess over 43,000 financial products and funds in the UK. Defaqto analyses over 18,000 funds including fund performance, risk-adjusted return ratios and costs and with Defaqto Engage, Defaqto's end-to-end financial planning tool, advisers can filter, sort, rank and analyse the options making the most suitable recommendation for their client.

In addition to its consumer-facing Star Ratings, Defaqto assists financial organisations in improving performance and better understanding the market through its suite of software solutions; Defaqto Engage, Matrix and Defaqto Compare. Defaqto's solutions are used across banking and insurance, Fund management, comparison websites and financial advisers.

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