RFA Acquires New Mayfair Office Continuing Global Expansion

26 Jun 2023

RFA Acquires New Mayfair Office Continuing Global Expansion

The market leading MSP to the alternatives space takes new office space to support its growing UK client base

New York, London, 26th June 2023: RFA, the specialist IT provider to the financial services industry, today announced a move to new offices in W1, London. Focussing on cloud, cybersecurity, managed data and IT service management, RFA are a leading force in IT innovation, service and execution across in the alternatives sector across the globe.

Founded in 1989, RFA operates in EMEA, APAC and the US with regional head offices in London and New York. RFA services over 800 clients worldwide. Due to the increasing size of firms that it is onboarding and current clients scaling, RFA has increased staff numbers over the current year. Globally, RFA is growing its business 20% year on year, with Europe seeing the fastest and most sustained growth. Global AUM for RFA clients surpasses $1.5trilian

George Ralph, Global Managing Director & CRO at RFA said “I am proud to be part of RFA and its continued growth. Since opening our first UK office in 2014, we have gone from strength to strength across the UK and Europe, as well as opening several more offices worldwide, taking us to a global coverage of 13 locations globally. It has been wonderful to see. Our new office in Chandos Street is a fantastic location for our teams of on-site engineers to access our clients, particularly as we see a move back to the office for many funds specifically in this London location hence the move. Our remote support teams are working together from the new location, allowing the team to share ideas and solutions, therefore providing fast and effective solutions to clients, retaining our well renowned delivery of white glove customer service, in the same locations to our clients.”

A consistent innovator in the market, RFA’s recent focus has been to action the significant changes in the way firms approach their working model. RFA is a firm that supports clients to be ready for new working environments, regulatory requirements, data advances and cyber security readiness. To this end, our already buoyant client base has increased as our reputation for best of breed service, support and innovation has provided us with the opportunity to help more funds. Service is paramount to RFA and as we have progressed, we have pivoted our service and support model to not only include the office based support and telephone support we have always been known for, but also support for satellite office and hybrid working models to suit each clients specific needs, as we have always done over the year to emerging clients. To this end, our EU staff count is now 97, as part of an employee count of over 350 engineers globally, allowing us to provide a 24-hour support service to all clients, regardless of their location across the globe.

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