Clarksons Platou is the world’s leading provider of integrated shipping services, bringing our connections and experience to an international client base. We strive to provide the best in class services to an ever-wider and increasingly diverse client base across all sectors of the shipping industry by providing those clients with unrivalled professionalism and support in the markets where they operate. With 48offices in 20 countries we are the only truly global shipbroker.
London, GB
Size (employees)
1,385 (est)
Clarkson was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in London, GB

Clarkson Office Locations

Clarkson has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
Commodity Quay St Katharine Docks

Clarkson Data and Metrics

Clarkson Financial Metrics

Clarkson's revenue was reported to be £306.1 m in FY, 2016 which is a 1% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

306.1 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

297.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

37.9 m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

805.7 m

Closing share price (21-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

154 m
Clarkson's current market capitalization is £805.7 m.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


198 m237.9 m301.8 m306.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.2 m13.3 m10.3 m8.9 m

Gross profit

191.8 m224.6 m291.5 m297.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

169.9 m199.9 m259.6 m251 m

Pre tax profit

22 m25.2 m31.8 m47.3 m

Net Income

15.3 m17.2 m22.3 m37.9 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


96.9 m152.9 m168.4 m154 m

Accounts Receivable

33.2 m42.7 m61.3 m42.7 m

Current Assets

170.8 m223.8 m238 m243.5 m


23.7 m25.3 m47.5 m57.4 m


40.2 m40.4 m263.2 m300.5 m

Total Assets

234.7 m289.5 m548.7 m601.4 m

Accounts Payable

9.5 m12.4 m24.8 m24.3 m

Current Liabilities

89.4 m108.1 m168.5 m172.4 m

Total Liabilities

97 m122.2 m210.7 m197.9 m

Retained Earnings

5.7 m6.4 m1.5 m17.2 m

Total Equity

137.7 m167.3 m338 m403.5 m

Financial Leverage

1.7 x1.7 x1.6 x1.5 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

22.8 m37.8 m24.7 m45.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(9.6 m)19.8 m(32.6 m)(27 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(6.7 m)(8 m)(9.5 m)(9.4 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

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