A leading provider of open source intelligence, providing timely information and data for industries including aerospace, defence and security.

Montagu completed the acquisition of Janes from IHS Markit in December 2019.




Year history


Countries Janes sells in

A Montagu business

  • Provides must-have data, open source intelligence and analytics informing critical decisions made by its customers
  • Leading and defensible position in a stable and growing market
  • Highly recurring and scalable subscription-based business model
  • Strong incumbent management team


Global expansion to unlock growth

We are supporting management to:

  • Expand the global footprint through further investments in other geographies, including in the US
  • Build on Janes current offering by further developing the core platform and proposition
  • Invest in providing increased depth, scope and accessibility of data and intelligence for customers
  • Pursue selective strategic M&A to expand product offerings and technical capabilities

Deal details

Year of entry



United Kingdom


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Industry Sector

Software & Technology

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