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Centaur Media is an international provider of business information and specialist consultancy services. The company operates two business units: Xeim and The Lawyer. The Xeim portfolio brings together the group’s marketing brands to deliver business information and specialist consultancy to the marketing sector. It achieves this by providing marketers with advice, intelligence, and connections. The Lawyer unit is a source for news, actionable insights, and independent editorial commentary on the business of law for both private practice and in-house legal departments.

TypePublic
Founded2003
HQLondon, GB
Websitecentaurmedia.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)565(-25%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£48.9 M(-30%)
Share Price (Oct 2021)£0.5
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Centaur Media

Colin Jones

Colin Jones

Chairman
Swag Mukerji

Swag Mukerji

Chief Executive Officer
Simon Longfield

Simon Longfield

Chief Financial Officer
Steve Newbold

Steve Newbold

Group Managing Director Xeim
Leslie-Ann Reed

Leslie-Ann Reed

Non-Executive Director
William Eccleshare

William Eccleshare

Senior Independent Director
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Centaur Media Office Locations

Centaur Media has offices in London, Portsmouth and New York
London, GB (HQ)
floor m, 10 York Rd, South Bank
Portsmouth, GB
1000 Lakeside North Harbour, Cosham
New York, NY, US
205 Hudson St 7th Floor
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Centaur Media Financials and Metrics

Centaur Media Revenue

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Centaur Media's revenue was reported to be £48.9 m in FY, 2019 which is a 30.6% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2020)

17.1m

Gross profit (H1, 2020)

10.5m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2020), %

61.4%

Net income (H1, 2020)

(13.9m)

EBIT (H1, 2020)

(14.4m)

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2021)

80.0m

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2021)

0.5

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

8.4m

EV

76.6m
Centaur Media's current market capitalization is £80 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

65.4m70.5m48.9m

Revenue growth, %

10%8%(31%)

Cost of goods sold

29.1m30.4m22.6m

Gross profit

36.3m40.1m26.3m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

38.8m24.1m17.1m

Cost of goods sold

17.6m11.9m6.6m

Gross profit

21.2m12.2m10.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

55%51%61%
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

4.1m100.0k9.3m

Accounts Receivable

9.0m9.0m6.8m

Prepaid Expenses

1.4m1.7m1.3m

Inventories

1.4m1.4m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

1.8m14.4m8.4m

Accounts Receivable

10.4m7.6m4.9m

Prepaid Expenses

1.3m2.2m1.3m

Inventories

1.0m200.0k
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

21.9m(14.2m)1.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

6.0m6.5m7.3m

Inventories

600.0k

Accounts Payable

(1.4m)1.4m1.3m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

500.0k6.0m(13.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

3.2m4.1m3.3m

Inventories

900.0k(500.0k)

Accounts Payable

2.9m1.1m(4.0m)
GBPFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

114.9k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Centaur Media Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Attracting Exhibitors (Exhibitions)

375

Content, hours

200

Corporate and Institutional Clients

300

Visitors

7 k4 k
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Centaur Media Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MarketMakersJuly 07, 2017
OystercatchersSeptember 21, 2016£3.4 m
EconsultancyJune 22, 2012£50 m
The Profile Group (UK) LtdFebruary 24, 2012£8 m
Venture Business ResearchDecember 13, 2011£7.5 m
Investment Platforms LtdAugust 19, 2011£1.8 m
The Forum for Expatriate ManagementApril 07, 2011£6.75 m
TaxbriefsJune 01, 2010£1.9 m
Pro-TalkMay 09, 2006
RecruiterDecember 01, 2005£4 m
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Centaur Media Revenue Breakdown

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Centaur Media revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.8% from The Lawyer and 83.2% from Xeim

Centaur Media revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 80.4% from United Kingdom, 9.8% from North America, 7.2% from Europe (excluding United Kingdom) and 2.7% from Other

Centaur Media Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Centaur Media Online and Social Media Presence

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Centaur Media News and Updates

Centaur Media to keep hold of leading title The Lawyer

Magazine publisher Centaur Media has pulled its sale of the Lawyer after deciding it was a “more attractive option” to [...] The post Centaur Media to keep hold of leading title The Lawyer appeared first on CityAM.

Centaur Media Blogs

Centaur holds Capital Markets Day

The post Centaur holds Capital Markets Day appeared first on Centaur Media.

Oystercatchers appoints Gill Huber as Managing Partner

We’re delighted to announce that Gill Huber will be joining Oystercatchers as our new Managing Partner at the start of July. Bringing us a raft of strategic skills in leading business, supporting clients and understanding the brilliance of agencies, Gill is a perfect match for Oystercatchers, Xeim a…

Xeim’s Richard Robinson named in BIMA 100 as a digital leader

Richard Robinson, Managing Director of Xeim Engage (incorporating Econsultancy and Oystercatchers), has again been named in the BIMA 100, the list of the most influential people in the UK’s digital and tech community. The post Xeim’s Richard Robinson named in BIMA 100 as a digital leader appeared fi…

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE JUST ANNOUNCED; ECONSULTANCY LIVE: WHAT’S NEXT FOR CX?

Taking place on 27-28 April, Econsultancy Live: What’s next for CX? will bring together thought leaders, brand marketers and digital professionals to virtually discuss a topic that, after years of approaching buzzword status, suddenly feels more relevant than ever. Gain insights and expertise to und…

Interim results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2021

Robust recovery in revenues as Centaur’s brands adapt to pandemic On track to achieve Margin Acceleration Plan 23 revenue and EBITDA margin targets Centaur Media, an international provider of business information, training and specialist consultancy, is pleased to present its interim results for the…

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Centaur Media Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Centaur Media founded?

    Centaur Media was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Centaur Media key executives?

    Centaur Media's key executives are Colin Jones, Swag Mukerji and Simon Longfield.

  • How many employees does Centaur Media have?

    Centaur Media has 565 employees.

  • What is Centaur Media revenue?

    Latest Centaur Media annual revenue is £48.9 m.

  • What is Centaur Media revenue per employee?

    Latest Centaur Media revenue per employee is £86.5 k.

  • Who are Centaur Media competitors?

    Competitors of Centaur Media include Hymans Robertson, Kantar Worldpanel and Envision Ecommerce.

  • Where is Centaur Media headquarters?

    Centaur Media headquarters is located at floor m, 10 York Rd, South Bank, London.

  • Where are Centaur Media offices?

    Centaur Media has offices in London, Portsmouth and New York.

  • How many offices does Centaur Media have?

    Centaur Media has 3 offices.