Defaqto has been a leading research and FinTech provider for over 20 years and its brand is well known and respected amongst advisers, providers and consumers alike.

On 20th March, 2019, Defaqto was acquired by The SimplyBiz Group to form the UKs largest provider of financial services technology and regulatory and business support provider.


Our independent fund and product information helps banks, insurers and fund managers with designing and promoting their propositions. Star Ratings show the quality and comprehensiveness of features and benefits of financial products and our experts independently research and analyse more than 43,000 financial products and funds in the UK, ensuring our ratings are always relevant and up-to-date.

We have been doing this for over 20 years, and we have 60 analysts spending 400 hours a day monitoring the market. They ensure that the information we provide is accurate and up to date. Our experts have done all the hard work so that financial institutions and consumers can make better informed decisions.

Defaqto supports delivery of financial advice with Engage Core, our end-to-end financial planning tool.

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