Defaqto is a leading financial information, ratings and fintech business. Its unbiased fund and product information provided as Star, Diamond and Service Ratings, coupled with its market-leading software solutions helps consumers, financial institutions and financial advisers make better informed 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 in the UK of which nearly 10,000 are funds and fund families. 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.