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 (22-Sep-2017)

847.3 m

Closing share price (22-Sep-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

154 m
Clarkson's current market capitalization is £847.3 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
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
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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Clarkson News and Updates

Kelly Clarkson says it's 'too soon' for 'American Idol' to return

The INSIDER Summary: "American Idol" is returning to TV in 2018 on ABC. "Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson will be joining competing reality singing competition "The Voice" as a coach for its 14th season in 2018.  She said the "Idol" reboot might be "too soon." Kelly Clarkson …

Kelly Clarkson has officially returned with a new music video and album, 'Meaning of Life'

A weekend doesn't go by where someone in the country picks "Since U Been Gone" as their karoke song, but there's good news for the Kelly Clarkson stans who are itching for a different tune to sing. The inaugural American Idol winner is back with a new single and music video "Love So Soft" of…

Fair warning, body-shamers, you'll regret coming at Kelly Clarkson on Twitter

If there's one thing the internet should know by now, it's ... don't mess with Kelly Clarkson. The singer took to Twitter on Tuesday with a patriotic message for the Fourth of July. In a series of tweets, she thanked service members, and wrote about spending the day with her family. SEE ALSO: Ke…

Kelly Clarkson helped this sweet couple propose, proving love is far from dead

With a million unique proposals flooding the internet on a daily basis, it's hard to stand out—unless you're lucky enough to enlist the help of Kelly Clarkson.  The singer assisted some fans in making their marriage proposal one to remember at a recent meet and greet, and well, see how cute it i…

'American Idol' is returning, but Kelly Clarkson and Simon Cowell are not

American Idol is returning from the dead, but its top dawgs, Kelly Clarkson and Simon Cowell aren't coming along for the ride. While there was originally some speculation that Clarkson, the OG Idol, would be brought onboard the show's 16th season, Clarkson will not be returning to her reality sh…

Clarkson hits choppy waters

Shipping broker Clarkson told investors in its preliminary results today that the outlook for profits in the medium term is good. The company said there “are now a number of indicators of improvement in the industry via measurable, if as yet relatively modest, demand growth and a slowing in the n…
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