PRIVATE CAPITAL
SOLUTIONS

HUBX is the premier capital raising and private placement
solution for professionals.

Our challenge

Our challenge

The private capital raising process hasn’t changed in over 30 years.

It is the lifeblood of our economy, yet investors and advisors still use outdated processes to screen and execute private placements.

Taking a deal from origination to close, whilst collaborating with multiple stakeholders, is a complex process. Countless emails, spreadsheets, documents and conversations are required for a single deal. Working manually, using disconnected tools, has significant hidden costs with wide economic implications.

Advisors focus on fewer deals, hire more staff to process manual tasks and lack the time and insights needed to analyse and develop their investor network. Fewer companies get funded, smaller deals neglected and more companies fail. Investors suffer lower returns with poor access to the deals most relevant to them.

Financial firms now realise the need to invest into technology to address these issues.

Private capital markets are entering a new era of efficiency and connectivity.

The Solution

HUBX transforms the way investment professionals execute private deals.

  • Single end-to-end solution to streamline the capital raising and distribution process
  • All deals managed in one place: from equity to debt, funds to baskets, crypto tokens to asset finance – with tailored processes built-in
  • Standardisation and automation of repetitive tasks
  • Data driven decisions
  • Invitation-only, regulated environment for key stakeholders to collaborate

Our products

HUBX is designed by seasoned capital markets professionals and empowers our clients to manage their workflows and relationships with insight, intelligence and control.

HUBX technology powers the London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE private placement platform connecting high growth companies with LSE’s global institutional investor network.

HUBX has been designed for professional capital raising clients of all sizes. You can start with a single license and add new team members as you grow.

Our products - Edge
Edge
  • Closing deals is effortless
  • Affordable solution to help you
  • Access new pools of capital
Our products - Axis
Axis
  • Private platform to manage deals and investors
  • Simple monthly fee per team seat
Our products - Apex
Apex
  • Manage multiple advisors in private ecosystem
  • Simple monthly fee per team seat

Team

Board of Directors
Axel Coustere

Axel Coustere

Co Founder
Stephen Ong

Stephen Ong

Co Founder
Luca Peyrano

Luca Peyrano

CEO, ELITE (LSE)
Greg Allen

Greg Allen

CTO, LSE / Board Observer, HUBX
Leadership Team
Axel Coustere

Axel Coustere

Co Founder
Stephen Ong

Stephen Ong

Co Founder
Pablo Vergara

Pablo Vergara

COO
Nick Smith

Nick Smith

Head of Capital Markets
Alice Leguay

Alice Leguay

Head of Partnerships
John Winter

John Winter

Chairman
Board of Advisors
Pedro Porfirio

Pedro Porfirio

Global Head of Capital Markets, FINASTRA
Brendan Bradley

Brendan Bradley

Former CIO and Board Member, Eurex
Giordano Sassaroli

Giordano Sassaroli

Head Of Digital Services, ELITE, LSE
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Axel Coustere

Co Founder

Axel co-founded HUBX in 2015. He spent his career in investment banking and capital markets at Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas and Barclays.

In 2007 he left banking to learn about new technologies and he has been passionate about applying tech to finance ever since. He graduated from LSE and HEC Paris.

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Alice Leguay

Head of Partnerships

Alice joined HUBX in 2018. She co-founded crowdsourced salary data platform Emolument in 2012. Previously, Alice ran marketing & investor relations at Cognis Capital, a special situations fund. She worked at Morgan Stanley on the High Yield sales desk for 6 years after graduating from Oxford University.

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Stephen Ong

Co Founder

Stephen co-founded HUBX with Axel. He has worked in financial markets within trading, balance sheet management and Treasury at Nomura and Singer & Friedlander. Stephen setup his first tech business in 2006. Stephen is an alumnus of Kings College London, Imperial College London and London Business School.

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Pablo Vergara

COO

Pablo joined HUBX after spending 25 years in Global Banking Treasury and Liquidity Risk Management occupying various trading and executive positions at BNP and Rabobank, among others. Pablo graduated from I.S.G. Paris and is a certified Scenario Planning Practitioner.

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Nick Smith

Head of Capital Markets

Nick joined HUBX in 2017. He brings over 10 years of capital markets experience to the team. Working in London and Hong Kong at Barclays investment bank, Nick was head of Equity-linked and Private Equity Capital Origination, APAC. He graduated from Queen’s University and the University of Toronto.

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John Winter

Chairman

John has spent over 30 years in investment banking in New York and London. He has worked at Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and most recently Barclays, where he spent 9 years as Head of Investment Banking, EMEA and over 6 years as Global CEO of Corporate Banking. Prior to that he was European Head of Debt Capital Markets at Deutsche Bank.

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Luca Peyrano

CEO, ELITE (LSE)

Luca has over 15 years of experience in the finance industry. At Borsa Italiana he was responsible for company listings and SME markets. He was appointed Head of Continental Europe for Primary Markets at LSE, until he took on his position as CEO of ELITE.

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Greg Allen

CTO, LSE / Board Observer, HUBX

Greg has deep experience in the capital markets space, guiding enterprise technology strategy and innovation. Previous to his position as CTO at LSE, Greg had a long career at TMX Group responsible for IT governance, architecture and planning.

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Pedro Porfirio

Global Head of Capital Markets, FINASTRA

Pedro is the Global Head of Capital Markets at Finastra. Previously, he was Chief Product Officer at Calypso Technology driving product development globally. Pedro has spent 15 years in leadership roles in Europe and the Americas in banking with a focus on technology. He has an MBA from the University of Michigan and an Aerospace Engineering degree.

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Brendan Bradley

Former CIO and Board Member, Eurex

Brendan has worked in the financial services industry for nearly 30 years, playing a major part in the development of today’s high volume European futures and options contracts. With a focus on innovation, he has held key senior roles on the Executive board of Eurex including Chief Innovation Officer.

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Giordano Sassaroli

Head Of Digital Services, ELITE, LSE

Giordano has over 15 years' experience leading large projects of digital transformation, applying digital technologies to create, rethink and deliver products and services. Currently Head of Digital Services at ELITE, he has previously held positions as Country Manager for the UK and digital innovation manager at Cefriel.

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Get in touch

+44 (0) 20 3322 8077 2 Eastbourne Terrace, London W2 6LG, UK team@hubx.capital media@hubx.capital
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HUBX

HUBX provides capital raising solutions connecting networks of professional investors, investment funds, investment banks, family offices and wealth managers.

HUBX technology has been adopted by leading investment networks and covers all private asset classes, globally. The London Stock Exchange Group is a strategic partner, client and investor in HUBX. HUBX is an ELITE company.

Vision

We believe the private markets should leverage technology giving companies better access to capital by enabling advisors to identify the most relevant investors both in and beyond their own network.

Private market investors need higher quality information and improved investment processes to enable them to make better investment decisions, faster. We believe with proper infrastructure, access to data and AI assistance, providing comparable opportunities, with valuation tools, will improve risk weighted returns for our clients.

We are building new infrastructure to connect professional investors, advisors and financial organisations based on the following principles:

  • Respect for the privacy of the user and their network
  • Trust established through curation and provenance of deals
  • Provide access to deals or capital beyond one’s own network
  • Sharing of fees to promote collaboration

HOW WE WORK

WE DESIGN FUNCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY FOR OUR CLIENTS

We build digital capital raising solutions, so our clients can focus on leveraging their relationships, scaling their business and growing their network.

WE MAKE COMPLEX PROCESSES SIMPLE

Combining finance and engineering skills, we speak our clients’ language and build solutions to solve key challenges in the capital raising business.

WE INNOVATE CONTINUOUSLY

By challenging assumptions, we continuously evolve our technology to allow our clients to close more deals faster and find capital beyond their own network.

WE COLLABORATE WITH LEADING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

We are privileged to work closely with the most reputable financial institutions, delivering simple-to-use technology solving complex problems.

Join Us

Passionate about technology and finance and looking to join an fast growing Fintech company?

We look for people that bring a fresh approach to old models, enjoy working in a team and willing to challenge the status quo. We are keen to learn why you think HUBX is the place for you and how your skills and personality can complement our fast-growing team and unique culture. Passion, ethics, drive and a natural curiosity to learn are all critical in our assessment.

We offer a unique opportunity to work with leading financial firms and investors, with the ambition to revolutionise capital markets. You can be part of a world class, energetic team with a mix of people from all backgrounds and nationalities.

Applications from engineers, product designers, data scientists, investment bankers and university graduates are welcome.

We can’t wait to meet you.
careers@hubx.capital

HUBX is used by leading financial organisations and professional investors to execute private placement transactions in a secure, regulated environment.

ADVISORS

HUBX provides an out of the box solution for advisors to manage deals from origination to distribution. Clients benefit from personalised branding, total privacy, enterprise-grade security, integrated KYC and advanced deal matching capability.

Suitable for:

  • Brokers and Deal Introducers
  • Investment Syndicates
  • Wealth Managers and Private Banks
  • Corporate Finance Advisors
  • Investment Banks
  • Stock Exchanges

INVESTORS

Professional and accredited investors use HUBX to discover, collaborate and invest in private deals, curated by trusted advisors.

Family offices, angel investors, syndicates, private equity and venture capital funds can perform the full investment cycle from screening deals and due diligence to execution and settlement with one seamless solution.

HUBX makes the complex process of investing in private deals simple, seamless and mobile.

HUBX is free for accredited and professional investors.

Suitable for:

  • Accredited HNWIs
  • Multi-Family Offices
  • PE / VC Funds

Hub+

HUB+ is defined by the team, for the team. It serves to develop and strengthen our culture.

HUB+ runs exciting activities to stimulate us beyond office life and bring our team closer together. Whether it be an afternoon white water rafting or a relaxed forest hike, HUB+ provides a chance to show our individual personalities and skills in a completely different context, to reflect on recent weeks and challenges ahead, and generally unwind.

Privacy &
Cookie Policy

Introduction

This Privacy Policy sets out the data processing practices in relation to personal information and data which is collected, stored and retained through the use of this Website and any other electronic communications by The Hub Exchange Ltd ("HUBX").

Your right to privacy is important to us. This privacy policy sets out how HUBX uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website. We are keen to strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring that you obtain full market value from the internet and other products and services we may be able to market to you.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. When we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this policy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 April, 2016. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact HUBX using our Contact page.

Information Collected

HUBX collects personal information from visitors to the website through the use of online forms and every time you email us your details.

Use of Personal Information

HUBX processes personal information collected via the website for the purposes of:

  • providing and personalising our services
  • dealing with your inquiries and requests
  • administering orders and accounts relating to our clients
  • maintaining information as a reference tool or general resource and
  • providing you with information about products and services.

If you have provided your personal details with us and you wish to change your preferences please inform us at the address provided below if you do not wish to receive information about:

  • our products or services
  • products or services offered by other companies within our group
  • products or services offered jointly with or on behalf of other organisations.

Alternatively, you may opt-out of receiving additional information from HUBX or related 3rd parties at any time by writing us a message in the text box available in our Contact Form or by writing to us at the following address: 2 Eastbourne Terrace, London W2 6LG.

HUBX may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

Disclosures

HUBX will only disclose personal information to other companies within its group of companies, business partners, government bodies and law enforcement agencies, successors in title to its business and suppliers engaged to process information on its behalf. Your details will never be sent to any third party.

Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside the control of HUBX and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other websites using the links provided, the operators of these websites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may be different to the privacy policy of HUBX. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Internet-based Transfers

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal information necessarily involves the transmission of information on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing the website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to HUBX processing personal information in this way.

Subject Access Rights

You have a right to a copy of and details of the personal information held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information HUBX holds about you, please write to us. A charge of £10.00 will be made by HUBX for providing this information.

Information on the Data Protection Act 1998 is also on the Information Commissioner’s website at ico.org.uk

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small files that collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site, which is then used to help improve the site. The information collected includes the number of site visitors, where visitors come to the site from and the pages they visited. For further information visit aboutcookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

HUBX & GDPR

HUBX & GDPR

On 25th May 2018 the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation will come into force. This will have a significant impact on businesses handling personal data within the EU or about EU residents. As personal data is key to the financial services industry, and more specifically us, the HUBX team have been working hard to ensure we are compliant and have the highest standards to keep your data safe.

We would like to explain HUBX’s roles and responsibilities regarding data when you become one of our clients as we take the requirements of the GDPR very seriously.

HUBX as Data Processor

At HUBX, we understand that our clients value privacy and trust above all. We process user data only for the purpose of providing the best match between investors and deals. We also use publicly available databases for client profiling and KYC requirements. We never sell your data.

Any person you upload to HUBX as a Contact or Investor is deemed your data subject, and you are considered the data controller for this personal data.

Correspondingly, HUBX is regarded as the data processor in relation to performing processing activities on your behalf when you use HUBX web and mobile solutions.

The relationship between data controller and data processor must be made in writing, according to Article 28 of the legislation, where electronic form is accepted under subsection 9. We define this relationship in our Privacy Policy which all our clients must agree to when you first access the platform. The policy sets out the data processing practices in relation to personal information and any data which is collected, stored and retained through the use of electronic communications by HUBX. By accepting these terms you are agreeing to the stated data processing contract.

Transferring Data

Transferring data outside the EEA is a particular issue highlighted in the GDPR. There are strict requirements around moving data beyond the GDPR’s scope of protection.

The key question is who is responsible for complying with these data transfer requirements? In the case of HUBX engaging with sub-processors from outside the EEA, it becomes our responsibility to ensure the lawful transfer of data to these entities. In response to this requirement, we will keep an ongoing list of sub-processors in our User Terms to ensure complete transparency. Here we explain what data is being processed and the procedure we have put in place to ensure it is adequately protected.

HUBX as Data Controller

In certain situations, HUBX also has a role as the data controller for the personal data we collect about users who are signed up to our platform directly. This involves complying with 3 key articles:

  1. That we process the data that is essential for us to fulfil our contract with you (GDPR Article 6(1)(b)).
  2. That we ensure we meet our accountability obligations with regard to holding financial data (GDPR Article 6(1)(c)).
  3. That the personal data we process is in our legitimate interests (GDPR Article 6(1)(f)), legitimate interests being:
    1. To improve our technology to offer a better service to our clients
    2. To ensure your data and HUBX’s servers and systems are both safe and secure
    3. To market our products in a responsible way

HUBX is dedicated to upholding our user’s rights under the GDPR.

How is HUBX Committed to GDPR?

HUBX has from the start implemented technical and organisational procedures to protect any data we process in line with GDPR, and we are committed to continually working to improve these measures as our products evolve.

Internal processes & Security

As a regulated entity HUBX have implemented the relevant Chinese Walls and ringfences for our client data across all our solutions to ensure compliance. HUBX technology is built to meet with the auditing and mapping requirements of GDPR. In our role as data processor, we maintain limited access to client data with internal procedures and audit trails to guarantee this is the case.

Complying with access requests

Data ownership is the concept that underpins the GDPR legislation, and the ability to take control of it is crucial. We have built systems to ensure we are available and ready to deal with requests to delete, change or transfer client data. Our Client Coverage team along with our developers and engineers are on hand throughout office hours to help with such requests, and any other matters about your personal data.

Documentation

Our User Terms and Privacy Policy are the basis for our legal relationship with you once you have registered on the platform either through an advisor or directly.

Training

Accompanying our commitment to ensuring GDPR compliance across our technology and within our organisational systems, we have emphasised the importance of internal training within the company to support these processes. Our onboarding process incorporates sessions on data privacy and security. Additionally, each HUBX team receives ongoing training to support their work involving personal data. Furthermore, all our client facing team are CISI qualified and regulated as approved persons by the FCA.

For HUBX, GDPR is not simply a tick-box exercise. We believe it is a cornerstone by which companies can and must respect individual’s privacy and take full responsibility when handling personal data.

If you have any questions or comments on this topic, feel free to drop us an email at team@hubx.capital and we are on hand to respond to your queries.

For Fast Growing Advisors Seeking Cover

Features

  • Unlimited investors and deals
  • Effortless company / deal uploads
  • Private, FCA compliant, branded environment to manage deals and investors
  • Complete control and visibility over deal and investor access
  • Access to HUBX Network for capital or deal sourcing
  • HUBX mobile app
  • Regulatory cover for Financial Promotions*
  • Integrated investor KYC checks*
  • Integrated escrow*
  • Simple monthly fee per team seat
  • Monthly rolling contract, cancel at any time
  • * Additional Fee

Complete Solution for Regulated Advisors

Features

  • Unlimited investors and deals
  • Complete control and visibility over deal and investor access
  • Access to HUBX Network for capital or deal sourcing
  • Hosted on your domain
  • Integrated CRMs and data APIs
  • HUBX mobile app
  • Automated company / deal uploads*
  • Regulatory cover for Financial Promotions*
  • Integrated investor KYC checks*
  • Integrated escrow*
  • Simple monthly fee per team seat
  • Monthly rolling contract, cancel at any time
  • * Optional

Enterprise Grade Solution for Large Financial Organisations

Features

  • Seamless workflows across teams and regional offices
  • Network activity insights with custom analytics
  • Unlimited investors and deals
  • Access to HUBX Network for capital or deal sourcing
  • Hosted on your domain
  • Integrated CRMs and data APIs
  • Automated company / deal uploads*
  • Regulatory cover for Financial Promotions*
  • Integrated investor KYC checks*
  • Integrated escrow*
  • Independent branded mobile app*
  • Annual rolling contract
  • * Optional

Case Study

London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE helps companies raise private capital using HUBX technology.

ELITE is one of the pre-eminent private investment networks globally, bringing together 780 private companies, 200+ partners and many of the largest global investors on a single platform across 30+ countries. ELITE licences HUBX technology to strategic partners across the world, including stock exchanges and institutional investment groups.

HUBX is an Approved Agent providing investors privileged access to exclusive deals on the ELITE platform.

London Stock Exchange launches private placement platform (FT, April 2017)

Press Release

HUBX and London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE Announce Strategic Partnership.

London, UK, 6th April 2017: The Hub Exchange Ltd (HUBX), an innovative Fintech company based in London, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSE) ELITE, its business development and capital raising platform. HUBX has worked with ELITE to refine its bespoke technology solution to power ELITE’s private placement platform, ELITE Club Deal, and to provide the technology infrastructure to support ELITE’s global partners that license ELITE Club Deal. As part of this partnership, HUBX secured a minority investment from ELITE*.

HUBX provides enterprise-grade platforms for leading investment networks. The strategic partnership enables HUBX to bring best practice with cutting edge technology to the private market, providing companies access to institutional capital. Each white label platform is completely private and can be deployed out of the box, or customised to client workflows. A key differentiator HUBX offers its clients is the connectivity and syndication opportunities to other leading investment networks. HUBX will also be an agent on the ELITE Club Deal platform providing investors, including HNWI and specialised funds, access to ELITE opportunities.

In November 2016, HUBX joined 12 other fast growing companies in the sixth cohort of LSE’s ELITE programme. The programme helps high growth organisations build a strong network of partners and advisers to support them in accessing suitable growth financing, be that through ELITE Club Deal, venture capital, private or public equity.

Axel Coustere and Stephen Ong, co-founders of HUBX, said: “We are extremely excited about our partnership with LSE’s ELITE and the opportunity to be the key technology partner for ELITE Club Deal’s global initiative. The partnership sets the standard for private market capital raising and provides the backbone for private investment networks to connect into. As each exchange crowns the end of the journey for private companies, our mission is to connect investment networks, currently operating in silos, from the early stage through to late stage, through our technology, globally.”

Luca Peyrano, CEO, ELITE, said: “ELITE and HUBX share a global vision of transforming the global capital raising environment. HUBX will allow ELITE Club Deal to power its platform with the best in class technology, supporting ELITE companies in efficiently connecting with growth capital, whilst giving investors the opportunity to have a stake in some of Europe’s most ambitious private businesses.”

* Launched by London Stock Exchange Group in April 2012, ELITE is a full-service programme designed to help the most ambitious companies prepare and structure for the next stage of growth through access to long term financing opportunities. It is a unique cross border programme based on an exclusive training and tutorship model, supported by access to the business and financial community. Today, more than 700 companies, advisors and investors make up the growing international ELITE community. Close to 500 ELITE companies in 25 countries from more than 30 sectors generate €40 billion in combined revenues and account for over 175,000 jobs across Europe and beyond.

ELITE Club Deal, the private placement platform for ELITE companies and professional investors, is the natural next step in the evolution of ELITE’s suite of services. ELITE Club Deal helps to bridge a funding gap and streamline the capital raising process for companies, bringing together investors, corporate advisers and growing companies in a secure and efficient environment.

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About HUBX

HUBX provides private white label platforms for professional investment networks, connecting investors with new opportunities in their organisation and with other leading networks.

HUBX supports clients across the whole lifecycle of private investment from early stage angel networks, family offices, venture capital and corporate ventures to private equity, large financial institutions and exchanges. State of the art technology enables clients to manage their networks efficiently and scale their operations both internally and by accessing exclusive deals in other leading investment networks via syndication. We believe by connecting fragmented investment networks, we can improve liquidity in private markets whilst embedding the highest standards to remove friction for all participants, without compromising on quality, privacy and branding.

HUBX is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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