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Close Brothers is a merchant banking company that provides financial services to small businesses and individuals. It delivers lending solutions, deposit taking, wealth management services, and securities trading.

TypePublic
Founded1878
HQLondon, GB
Websiteclosebrothers.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2019)3,432(+7%)
Job Openings37
Revenue (FY, 2018)£1.1 B(+5%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)£10.5 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Close Brothers

Preben Prebensen

Preben Prebensen

Chief Executive, Member of the Board of Directors
Sophie Gillingham

Sophie Gillingham

Director of Investor Relations
Angela Yotov

Angela Yotov

Group General Counsel
Mike Morgan

Mike Morgan

Group Finance Director, Member of the Board of Directors
Rebekah Etherington

Rebekah Etherington

Group Head of Human Resources
Martin Andrew

Martin Andrew

Asset Management Chief Executive
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Close Brothers Office Locations

Close Brothers has offices in London, Blashford, Hove, Ledbury and in 4 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
10 Crown Pl
Blashford, GB
Kingfisher Park, Headlands Business Park
Hove, GB
Ridgeland House, 165 Dyke Rd
Ledbury, GB
Bromsberrow Heath
London, GB
10 Crown Pl
London, GB
1 Hartfield Rd, Wimbledon
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Close Brothers Financials and Metrics

Close Brothers Revenue

Close Brothers's revenue was reported to be £1.10 b in FY, 2018 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

1.1b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

5%

Net income (FY, 2018)

204.2m

Market capitalization (2-Oct-2020)

1.6b

Closing stock price (2-Oct-2020)

10.5

Cash (31-Jul-2018)

1.1b
Close Brothers's current market capitalization is £1.6 b.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

843.4m1.0b1.1b

Revenue growth, %

1%24%5%

EBIT

228.5m258.6m

EBIT margin, %

27%25%
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

847.4m805.1m1.1b

Accounts Receivable

7.3b7.8b8.4b

Current Assets

8.3b8.8b9.7b

PP&E

185.8m202.7m226.1m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

186.3m193.7m204.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

(18.8m)120.0m306.0m

Dividends Paid

80.3m85.6m91.0m

Cash From Financing Activities

(132.7m)(138.2m)130.8m
GBPFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

290.8k

Financial Leverage

8 x
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Close Brothers Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Loan Book

£64.32 b£6.88 b£7.30 b£7.87 b

Loan Book (Asset Finance)

£2.04 b£2.02 b£2.07 b£1.95 b

Loan Book (Invoice Finance)

£428.30 m£535.60 m£712.40 m£1.04 b

Loan Book (Motor Finance)

£1.74 b£1.76 b£1.74 b£1.78 b
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Close Brothers Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

73/100

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Close Brothers Online and Social Media Presence

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Close Brothers News and Updates

Close Brothers 2020 profit falls on virus hit

Close Brothers Group PLC on Tuesday posted a significantly lower profit for the fiscal year, reflecting reduced interest margins and impairment charges, and proposed to pay a final dividend of 40 pence a share.

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Close Brothers Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Close Brothers founded?

    Close Brothers was founded in 1878.

  • Who are Close Brothers key executives?

    Close Brothers's key executives are Preben Prebensen, Sophie Gillingham and Angela Yotov.

  • How many employees does Close Brothers have?

    Close Brothers has 3,432 employees.

  • What is Close Brothers revenue?

    Latest Close Brothers annual revenue is £1.1 b.

  • What is Close Brothers revenue per employee?

    Latest Close Brothers revenue per employee is £320.7 k.

  • Who are Close Brothers competitors?

    Competitors of Close Brothers include NEX Group, Lantern and Virtu Financial.

  • Where is Close Brothers headquarters?

    Close Brothers headquarters is located at 10 Crown Pl, London.

  • Where are Close Brothers offices?

    Close Brothers has offices in London, Blashford, Hove, Ledbury and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Close Brothers have?

    Close Brothers has 10 offices.