British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco is a leading tobacco group, with brands sold in more than 200 markets. We employ more than 57,000 people and, with over 200 brands in our portfolio, we make the cigarette chosen by one in eight of the world’s one billion adult smokers. We hold robust market positions in each of our four regions – Americas; Asia-Pacific; Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Western Europe – and we are leaders in more than 60 markets. Our approach to marketing is second to none in our industry, in brand building, innovation and responsibility. Our companies adhere strictly to the high standards of our voluntary marketing principles. We play a significant role in local communities around the world. In many countries we are a top employer and the company of choice for people in all areas of our business. We have 46 cigarette factories in 41 countries. In addition to cigarettes, we make cigarillos, roll your own and pipe tobacco. We are also proud of our Research & Development facilities, where our people are striving to reduce the harm associated with tobacco products. With our geographic diversity, strong brands, talented people and proven strategy, the Group is well placed to achieve further success. In particular, we are confident that our investments in both innovative cigarette products and next-generation nicotine and tobacco products will help us drive growth in the years ahead.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
85,335 (est)
British American Tobacco was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in London, GB

British American Tobacco Office Locations

British American Tobacco has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
4 Temple Pl

British American Tobacco Data and Metrics

British American Tobacco Financial Metrics

British American Tobacco's revenue was reported to be £13.1 b in FY, 2015 which is a 6% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

13.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

4.5 b

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

97 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

2 b
British American Tobacco's current market capitalization is £97 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


15.3 b14 b13.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

5.8 b4.8 b5.9 b

Net Income

4.2 b3.4 b4.5 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


2.1 b1.8 b2 b

Accounts Receivable

2 b1.9 b2.1 b

Current Assets

9.5 b9.1 b9.8 b


6.2 b6.2 b11.3 b


11.2 b10.8 b10.4 b

Total Assets

26.9 b26.2 b31.5 b

Accounts Payable

683 m5.5 b5.9 b

Current Liabilities

8.4 b8.8 b9 b

Total Liabilities

20.2 b20.7 b26.6 b

Retained Earnings

1.3 b681 m1.8 b

Total Equity

6.6 b5.5 b4.9 b

Financial Leverage

4.1 x4.7 x6.4 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

4.4 b3.7 b4.7 b

Cash From Financing Activities

(4 b)(3.5 b)(219 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(1.6 b)(1.5 b)(1.3 b)
GBPY, 2015


149.6 k

Financial Leverage

6.4 x

British American Tobacco Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016



Cigarette Volume

667 b663 b665 b





Manufacturing Facilities



100 k90 k90 k

    British American Tobacco Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    Reynolds AmericanJanuary 17, 2017$49.4 m

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