And it's not just because demand for cloud-based surveillance technology has grown significantly
As employees are required to adhere to increased compliance and reporting standards irrespective of where they chose to work. This trend to “work from anywhere” is becoming standard market practise for many firms as they adjust to the post-pandemic economy.
VoxSmart clients are using these products to ensure best practice and accountability of their employee communications in the event of an audit, dispute, or misconduct.
Or the fact we’re now capturing 3 messages a second for tier 1 financial institutions around the world
VoxSmart first introduced compliant WhatsApp surveillance to the financial services in 2016 and our proprietary technology now captures 3 messages a second for Tier 1 financial institutions and other regulated organisations across the world.
VoxSmart continues to transform capital markets with the capability to proactively perform real-time reconstructions of communication, trade and RFQ data which significantly reduces time and operational cost for market participants.
It’s our strong focus on strategic partnerships and M&A…
Through strategic partnerships and a strong focus on M&A activity, VoxSmart is setting the standard for an integrated markets surveillance model that offers a consolidated solution to capture and supervise all communications and trade data under one platform.
VoxSmart has unparalleled expertise in unstructured data processing and indexing for complex technology environments and believes that by harnessing this data, a business will build a strong foundation for intelligent risk and control analysis.
VoxSmart’s goal is to become the global reference for risk and compliance surveillance technology and offer end-to-end remote conduct and employee monitoring that connects a firm’s people, processes, and technology to drive significant operational efficiencies and enable smarter business decisions.
The investment will fund further expansion and growth particularly into North America and the emerging markets as well as product development in key areas such as instant message capture on emerging channels such as Telegram and Signal as well as enhanced employee risk and productivity analysis.
Oliver Blower / CEO, VoxSmart
“As market practitioners we have always been acutely aware of market developments and working with market participants to shape our product development and innovation. As such it was important, we found a partner who shared our vision within financial services. We believe that Toscafund’s global expertise and impressive market connectivity will be of tremendous benefit to VoxSmart in our next stage of growth.”
VoxSmart Ltd. is a UK headquartered communications surveillance provider with offices in New York, London, Singapore and Madrid. VoxSmart designs, develops and deploys cloud-based mobile recording and communications surveillance technology for global financial institutions to manage their business risks and regulatory requirements. Its rapidly evolving technology, with proven accuracy in financial voice transcription and real-time instant message capture, supports over 100 clients with regulatory requirements to monitor and reconstruct all trade communications from voice, mobile, email and chat.
George Koulouris/ Partner, Toscafund
“With this investment, Toscafund has assembled an extremely attractive portfolio of fast-growing businesses that are all contributing their technological skills to the digitization and evolution that is currently taking place in the financial services sector. The opportunities to invest in this fundamental industry shift are hugely attractive for those with sufficient experience to recognise the genuine leaders in the space. We look forward to working with Oliver and his team.”
Toscafund Asset Management LLP is a London-based multi-asset alternative investment management firm with over $4 billion in assets under management. Founded in 2000 by Martin Hughes, Toscafund has firmly established itself as one of Europe’s leading investors in the financial services sector across both public and private markets. Alongside Tosca, the global financials equity fund, the firm’s other funds include long-only activist equity, UK small-cap equity, private credit, and commercial property.
Toscafund has a long track record of supporting management teams and providing growth capital to private companies. Notable private investments in financial services companies include Aldermore Bank, Hoist, Atom Bank, OakNorth, Esure, Plurimi Wealth, LIQID, Caravela Companhia de Seguros Lemonway and Elinvar.
Ian Warwick / Managing Partner, Deepbridge Capital
“We have been working with VoxSmart since 2017, via our EIS fund, and are immensely proud of what the team have built. VoxSmart is exactly the type of business the Enterprise Investment Scheme is designed to support, being a growth-focused unique technology with global reach. We look forward to working with Toscafund to help the business continue to grow”.
About Deepbridge Capital
Deepbridge Capital aims to redefine the growth capital market by providing private investors with access to opportunities which are sourced, reviewed and managed by its team of sector specialists. Supporting energetic, passionate and knowledgeable management teams, Deepbridge seeks to identify highly innovative companies to grow into highly successful companies, with a view to providing optimal returns to investors. As investment specialists in the technology, life sciences and renewable energy sectors, Deepbridge works with investee companies throughout their funding journey with an eye always on producing a suitable exit for investors.