Cartesian

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Cartesian is a specialist consulting firm of industry experts focused on the global telecommunications, media, and technology industries. It assists clients across their core business operations with its commercial and technical expertise. Cartesian provides consulting services in the following sectors: customer acquisition and retention, network transformation, business strategy and planning, product management, business operations and change, investment advisory, assurance and cost optimization, video services delivery and security, regulatory support and expert witness.

TypePrivate
Founded1990
HQMission, US
Websitecartesian.com

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)297
Job Openings6
Revenue (FY, 2017)$50.8 M(-29%)
Share Price (Jun 2018)$0.4 (-31%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Cartesian

Jim Serafin

Jim Serafin

CEO
Susannah Hawkins

Susannah Hawkins

Director of Strategy and Acting Operations Director, EMEA
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Cartesian Office Locations

Cartesian has offices in Mission, Boston, Franklin Township, McLean and in 3 other locations
Mission, US (HQ)
6405 Metcalf Ave #417
Boston, US
10 Liberty Square Floor 5
Franklin Township, US
400 Atrium Dr 1st Floor, Somerset
McLean, US
8260 Greensboro Dr #30
Philadelphia, US
1735 Market St #3930
Paris, FR
243 Rue de Vaugirard
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Cartesian Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1990
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Cartesian Revenue

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Cartesian's revenue was reported to be $50.78 m in FY, 2017
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Revenue (Q1, 2018)

11.0m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

3.2m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

29.2%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

(2.5m)

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

(2.5m)

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

1.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

63.1m53.0m55.4m71.7m78.3m71.7m50.8m

Revenue growth, %

29%9%(8%)

Cost of goods sold

39.8m33.0m34.5m45.1m50.3m264.0k181.0k

Gross profit

23.3m20.1m20.8m26.6m28.1m71.5m50.6m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

17.1m15.5m13.8m13.5m12.7m14.0m14.0m13.4m16.2m17.4m19.3m21.2m18.1m16.9m17.3m20.3m18.9m14.3m13.0m12.8m11.0m

Cost of goods sold

10.4m9.9m8.8m8.4m7.8m9.0m8.6m8.4m10.3m11.1m11.8m13.6m11.4m11.3m11.2m13.3m12.6m9.8m9.0m8.7m7.8m

Gross profit

6.8m5.5m5.1m5.0m4.9m5.0m5.4m5.0m5.9m6.3m7.5m7.6m6.7m5.6m6.1m7.0m6.3m4.5m4.0m4.1m3.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

39%36%37%37%39%36%39%38%37%36%39%36%37%33%35%35%33%31%30%32%29%
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

13.3m12.2m13.8m13.0m6.9m4.1m800.0k

Accounts Receivable

11.4m12.8m11.7m17.5m12.8m

Prepaid Expenses

755.0k658.0k1.8m1.1m

Inventories

3.0m362.0k180.0k
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

11.6m10.1m10.0m10.3m10.7m11.1m11.5m12.3m16.2m18.6m11.9m9.1m13.8m11.1m4.2m3.1m4.5m3.2m3.0m2.5m1.5m

Accounts Receivable

16.7m16.3m12.4m12.8m12.7m12.1m12.1m12.3m17.3m16.7m21.0m18.5m10.8m11.9m15.6m18.6m15.7m15.6m12.8m13.6m11.5m

Prepaid Expenses

1.4m900.0k1.1m739.0k544.0k901.0k695.0k891.0k1.7m1.5m1.8m1.7m1.5m1.2m965.0k

Inventories

3.0m2.7m3.0m2.7m469.0k625.0k521.0k362.0k226.0k180.0k
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(4.4m)(1.2m)(2.1m)(1.4m)(7.7m)(13.9m)(6.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4m767.0k670.0k628.0k1.2m1.3m1.5m

Inventories

(3.0m)

Accounts Payable

(77.0k)50.0k1.0m(140.0k)(328.0k)(1.2m)312.0k
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

(2.2m)(3.0m)(1.2m)(1.6m)(1.5m)(153.0k)(609.0k)(579.0k)(1.6m)(1.5m)430.0k(1.1m)(1.0m)(2.8m)5.0k(880.0k)(12.9m)(1.5m)(2.9m)(4.3m)(2.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

858.0k1.1m200.0k408.0k589.0k165.0k335.0k503.0k187.0k339.0k220.0k349.0k730.0k1.1m296.0k

Inventories

3.0m

Accounts Payable

370.0k254.0k209.0k(118.0k)(35.0k)535.0k318.0k678.0k1.0m1.3m4.6m4.6m528.0k2.7m1.7m3.5m2.5m802.0k664.0k356.0k296.0k
USDQ2, 2012

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Cartesian Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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Cartesian Online and Social Media Presence

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Cartesian News and Updates

Westport Fuel Systems Announces Refinancing of Convertible Notes with Cartesian Capital Group

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (“Westport Fuel Systems” or the “Company”) (TSX:WPRT / Nasdaq:WPRT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement for the refinancing of its convertible notes held by funds associated with Pangaea Two…

Three important design considerations for Cartesian robots

If your application calls for a Cartesian robot, you have a wide variety of options, depending on the level of  integration you want to undertake. And although pre-engineered Cartesian robots are becoming more widely adopted as manufacturers expand their product ranges to fit a broader scope of perf…

Global Cartesian Robots Market Outlook, 2026: Data on 2X-2Y-Z, 2X-Y-Z and XY-X Series'

DUBLIN, Dec. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Cartesian Robots - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Cartesian Robots is accounted for $7,540.65 million in 2017 and is expected to reach $2,1249.29 million by 2026 growing...

K92 Mining Pays Out Final Ounces of Gold to Cartesian Royalty Holdings

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K92 Mining Inc. (“K92” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: KNT; OTCQX: KNTNF) is pleased to announce that K92 has now paid out the final outstanding gold ounces owed to Cartesian Royalty Holdings II (“CRH”) under the Gold Prepayment Agreement (…

Revenue Assurance Market Size, Top Vendors, Growth Factors, Market Shares and Future Forecasts to 2025 | Capana Inc., Cartesian Ltd., Comware Inc., Connectiva Systems Inc., Equinox Information Systems Inc., Martin Dawes Analytics Inc

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Cartesian Blogs

Technical Due Diligence on an FTTH Network

Cartesian provided technical advice to support the acquisition of a regional fiber network. Our report provided confidence to the investors that the network could be successfully integrated and subsequently expanded. The post Technical Due Diligence on an FTTH Network appeared first on Cartesian.

Vendor Due Diligence on a Metro Fiber Network

Cartesian provided technical advice to support the sale of a successful metro fiber network. Our client wanted to present a clear story on the technical quality and capacity of the network. The post Vendor Due Diligence on a Metro Fiber Network appeared first on Cartesian.

Sigma DRM by Thu Do Multimedia completes Cartesian’s Farncombe Security Audit®

Via Thu Do Multimedia – 13 March 2020 – Thu Do Multimedia – The provider of OTT/IPTV solution and content copyright protection (DRM), officially announces its Sigma DRM solution has completed the rigorous evaluation by Cartesian, a specialist in content security, to meet strict industry security sta…

Connected Britain 2020

Cartesian is delighted to be part of this exciting conference programme. Michael Dargue, VP Strategy, will be a judge for the Connected Britain Awards. The post Connected Britain 2020 appeared first on Cartesian.

bcom and Viaccess-Orca Make a Clear Round at the Cartesian Watermark Evaluation

Via b<>com and Viaccess-Orca– 25 February 2020 – Viaccess-Orca and b<>com announced that their Dynamic Watermarking solution has undergone a stringent assessment carried out by Cartesian, an independent consultancy company for the communications and digital media industries. The post b&l…

Coming Soon: Cartesian's 2019 Year-End Review and Industry Predictions for 2020

Our year-end letter containing our industry review and predictions for 2020 is coming soon. Sign up to know when it is published.
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Cartesian Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cartesian founded?

    Cartesian was founded in 1990.

  • Who are Cartesian key executives?

    Cartesian's key executives are Jim Serafin and Susannah Hawkins.

  • How many employees does Cartesian have?

    Cartesian has 297 employees.

  • What is Cartesian revenue?

    Latest Cartesian annual revenue is $50.8 m.

  • What is Cartesian revenue per employee?

    Latest Cartesian revenue per employee is $171 k.

  • Who are Cartesian competitors?

    Competitors of Cartesian include Arthur D. Little, Alvarez & Marsal and North Highland.

  • Where is Cartesian headquarters?

    Cartesian headquarters is located at 6405 Metcalf Ave #417, Mission.

  • Where are Cartesian offices?

    Cartesian has offices in Mission, Boston, Franklin Township, McLean and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cartesian have?

    Cartesian has 7 offices.