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11 April 2023

MJ Hudson ESG & Sustainability to join Apex Group 

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London, April 11, 2023 — MJ Hudson ESG & Sustainability, an award-winning specialist advisory and technology platform, today announces that it has entered into an agreement to join Apex Group Ltd., a global financial services provider. 

The agreement will see the creation of a new legal entity, head-quartered in the Netherlands and with a new brand identity, under the Apex Group banner. A new, diverse board will be appointed, to steer future growth. The transaction is subject to shareholder approval.  

Ownership by Apex Group affords additional growth capital, resources and reach, which will be used to extend the advisory services, platform capabilities and geographical footprint. The acquisition will enable Apex Group to expand its reach and capabilities in the ESG software and advisory market, providing clients with even more innovative and value-added solutions. 

Emma Bickerstaffe, Managing Director, MJ Hudson ESG & Sustainability said:  

We are proud of the global growth we have achieved under MJ Hudson’s ownership and we are excited for this new chapter for our business. Like our Apex Group colleagues, our team is extremely committed to our clients every day. We will continue to act as trusted advisors, delivering best-in-class services with deep sustainability knowledge.’

Peter Hughes, Founder and CEO of Apex Group added: 

"We are excited to welcome MJ Hudson ESG & Sustainability to Apex Group. ESG is one of our driving forces as we strive to lead positive change in the industry. We have built a strong ESG offering for the private markets and the addition of MJ Hudson’s ESG & Sustainability business further reinforces our strength as a leading provider of sustainable investment solutions." 

MJ Hudson was advised by Alvarez & Marsal and Walker Morris. Apex Group was advised by Rothschild & Co and Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. 


MJ Hudson 
Matthew Craig-Greene 
CMO, Managing Director IR & Marketing Solutions 
Tel: +44 (0) 7428 796373 

Notes to Editors 


MJ Hudson’s ESG & Sustainability team has more than 15 years’ experience supporting private market investors and managers with a wide range of ESG advisory services and digital tools, including: policy and regulation; due diligence; performance assessments of companies and managers; carbon and climate consulting; and investor reporting.  

The award-winning, 70-strong team supports clients, globally, from offices in Amsterdam, London, New York and Madrid.   


MJ Hudson (AIM:MJH) is the end-to-end solutions provider to the asset management industry, specialising in private markets and alternative investments. The firm helps fund managers and investors run more smoothly and perform at their best, through an integrated suite of advisory, outsourcing and analytical services, supported by a range of sophisticated digital tools. 

MJ Hudson’s team serves more than 1,000 clients, across the globe, including some of the industry’s largest players.  

MJ Hudson was admitted to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in 2019. 

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Apex Group Ltd established in Bermuda in 2003, is a global financial services provider. With more than 80 offices worldwide and 12,000 employees in 38 countries, Apex Group delivers an expansive range of services to asset managers, financial institutions, private clients, and family offices. Apex Group has continually improved and evolved its capabilities to offer a single-source solution by establishing the broadest range of services in the industry; including fund services, digital onboarding and bank accounts, depositary, custody, super ManCo services, corporate services (including human resources and payroll), and a pioneering ESG ratings and advisory solution. Apex Group’s purpose is to be more than just a financial services provider. Apex Group is committed to driving positive change to address three core areas, namely the environment and climate change, women’s empowerment and economic independence, and education and social mobility.

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