Specialist Insight and Global Intelligence from the Financial Times

About us

230K+ paying subscribers - 16 brands - 6 audience groups

FT Specialist is made up of 16 brands, created by 270 people around the world. We provide niche audience groups with information that helps them take better decisions and operate more effectively.


Made up of 16 brands that have a collective global reach, with over 230,000 paying subscribers.


270 staff working across the division in Editorial, Sales, Marketing and Production and across the world


Shares the same values as the rest of the FT Group: integrity, authority and independence.


FT Specialist is constantly striving to meet its vision which is to be at the heart of our customers’ success.

Our audiences

FT Specialist serves the needs of six distinct audience groups through some of the oldest brands in the world, which are often market leaders. Find out about the audiences we serve and the brands we own by clicking the images below.

Our brands provide specialised news, data and research to asset management companies across the globe. From retail to institutional, active to passive, traditional to alternative investments, our services educate audiences, helping them to make better decisions and operate at the highest level. More than 100,000 professionals across the US, Europe, and Asia rely on us for their industry coverage.

Our brands provide comprehensive comment and analysis for UK and US professional financial advisers specialising in investments, pensions and tax advice. Our bespoke educational content contributes to our readers' continuing professional development certification.

The Banking Professionals portfolio covers regulation, the banking and securities markets, wealth management and regional financial centres. The Banker has been the trusted source of banking information since 1926 and provides economic and financial intelligence for the world's banking sector. The Banker’s database tracks over 5,000 banks in more than 190 countries.

Our brands strive to stimulate and inform, offering in-depth coverage of all the key issues facing the banking sector.

Established in 1860, Investors Chronicle provides expert, independent analysis to the UK’s most sophisticated private investors. Our award winning editorial team delivers in-depth features, investment ideas and strategies, and market insight to help our readers strengthen their portfolio.

With a range of products, tools and platforms, FDI professionals and international investors rely on our suite to provide them with the most important data and information on this exciting and competitive sector.

Our brands provide data, intelligence, comment, analysis and technology to that help our subscribers keep abreast of opportunities, benchmark their location against competitors, embed powerful mapping tools into their own websites and promote themselves to international investors through advertising and conferences.

From training for FDI professionals, powerful subscription services that inform our subscribers of business opportunities, powerful planning tools for business. The full suite of services for this audience group includes location advertising to generate brand awareness, industry-leading intelligence and data tools to develop foreign direct investment and economic development strategies, and tailored events which introduce potential investors to the enterprises that are looking for investment.

Agenda is the most influential source of intelligence for today’s corporate director. It offers an in-depth look into the most relevant issues hitting corporate boardrooms across the US. Agenda’s coverage includes regulatory issues, best practices, audit and compensation, succession planning, corporate strategy and more.