We are proud of our reputation for consistently successful delivery, and as one of the earliest providers in the sector, we utilise our wealth of experience and expertise to design, develop and implement tailored systems that meet a wide variety of client demands. In May 2014, ASK4 completed a buyout and refinancing backed by Darwin Private Equity LLP, a UK based firm that invests in high-growth businesses. This investment will support the continued expansion of ASK4 as we strengthen our proposition through the development of our core networks, the introduction of new products and services, the recruitment and training of fantastic staff, and a continued focus on delivering an industry-leading service nationally and internationally. ASK4 partner with universities, private sector student accommodation providers, residential apartment developers and businesses. We currently serve over 125,000 customers across several hundred sites. ASK4 is led by Managing Director, Jonathan Burrows, supported by Mark Collins as Financial Director and by Sales Director, Oliver Riddle.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Sheffield, GB
Founded
2000
Size (employees)
82 (est)+3%
Website
ask4.com
ASK4 was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Sheffield, GB

ASK4 Office Locations

ASK4 has an office in Sheffield
Sheffield, GB (HQ)
Devonshire Green House 14 Fitzwilliam St

ASK4 Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2000

ASK4 Financial Metrics

ASK4's revenue was reported to be £13 m in FY, 2016 which is a 10% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2016)

13 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

10%

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

61%

Net income (FY, 2016)

1.5 m

Cash (31-Oct-2016)

6.4 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

10.2 m11.8 m13 m

Revenue growth, %

10%

Cost of goods sold

4.3 m4.5 m5 m

Gross profit

5.9 m7.3 m8 m

Gross profit Margin, %

58%62%61%

Operating expense total

5.5 m5.8 m6.5 m

Pre tax profit

1.6 m1.4 m

Net Income

1.6 m1.5 m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

6 m6.4 m

Accounts Receivable

1.8 m1.6 m

Current Assets

9.5 m8.4 m

PP&E

5.4 m6 m

Goodwill

887.1 k999.4 k

Total Assets

15.8 m15.4 m

Accounts Payable

1.3 m975.2 k

Current Liabilities

11 m9.2 m

Retained Earnings

1.6 m1.5 m

Total Equity

4.6 m6.1 m

Financial Leverage

3.4 x2.5 x
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

3 m3.1 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(176.4 k)(13.1 k)

Income Taxes Paid

32.4 k5.3 k
GBPY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

170.6 k

Financial Leverage

2.5 x

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