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Cobham is a provider of technologies and services to the defense, aerospace, and security markets. It operates through three business segments: Communications and Connectivity, Advanced Electronic Solutions, and Aviation Services. The company offers equipment and solutions for the aerospace, avionics, satellite and radio, wireless and mobile connectivity markets, critical control solutions in air-to-air refueling, life support, weapons carriage, and unmanned systems. The company provides customized products including radiofrequency, microwave, high-reliability microelectronics, antenna subsystems, and motion control solutions. Furthermore, it delivers outsourced aviation services for military and civil customers, such as military training, special mission flight operations, commercial aviation, and aircraft engineering.
TypePrivate
Founded1934
HQBournemouth, GB
Websitecobham.com
Employee Ratings2.8
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (May 2022)1,487
Job Openings41
Revenue (FY, 2020)£22.6 M(-98%)
Share Price (Oct 2016)$14.1
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Cobham

Sven Lewis

Sven Lewis

Chief Financial Officer
Greg Bagwell

Greg Bagwell

Executive Director
Jim Randall

Jim Randall

Business Development Director - Systems
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Cobham Office Locations

Cobham has offices in Bournemouth, Wimborne, Colorado Springs, Concord and in 27 other locations
Bournemouth, GB (HQ)
Tringham House, 580 Deansleigh Rd
Wimborne, GB
Brook Rd
Adelaide Airport, AU
1 National Dr
Adelaide Airport, AU
28 James Schofield Dr
Perth Airport, AU
26 Valentine Rd
Montréal, CA
4105 Rue Cousens, Saint-Laurent
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Cobham Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1934
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Cobham Revenue

Cobham's revenue was reported to be £22.6 m in FY, 2020
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2020)

22.6m

Net income (FY, 2020)

73.3m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

101.8m

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

6.9m
GBPFY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

2.1b22.6m

Cost of goods sold

1.5b

Gross profit

545.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

27%
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

406.9m419.0m6.9m

Accounts Receivable

259.1m222.0m197.8m

Prepaid Expenses

28.9m33.6m

Inventories

276.0m269.7m
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

169.2m194.2m

Inventories

(10.9m)(2.3m)

Accounts Payable

20.7m(2.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

125.3m188.1m
GBPFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Cobham Operating Metrics

Jan, 2022

Business Areas

3
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Cobham Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
AeroflexMay 20, 2014$1.5 b
FB Heliservices LimitedJuly 15, 2013£74 m
Axell WirelessMay 10, 2013
Trivec AvantSeptember 15, 2011$120 m
TelerobJanuary 19, 2011€78 m
RVisionDecember 06, 2010$28 m
ArgotekMay 22, 2009
Global Microwave Systems, Inc.August 20, 2008$26 m
M/A-COM IncMay 13, 2008$425 m
MMI ResearchApril 07, 2008£13.6 m
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Cobham Revenue Breakdown

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Cobham revenue breakdown by business segment: 32.2% from ADVANCED ELECTRONIC SOLUTIONS, 27.2% from MISSION SYSTEMS, 25.0% from COMMUNICATION & CONNECTIVITY and 15.6% from AVIATION SERVICES

Cobham revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 57.3% from USA, 7.2% from Asia, 10.7% from Australia, 14.8% from Other EU, 6.7% from UK and 3.3% from Other

Cobham Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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Cobham Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Cobham Online and Social Media Presence

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Cobham Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    59/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    55/100

  • Compensation

    C

    62/100

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Cobham News and Updates

Worldwide Military Robots Industry to 2026 - Featuring Boston Dynamics, Cobham and Lockheed Martin Among Others

Dublin, Aug. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Military Robots Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global military robots market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 10% during 2…

U.K. Defense Deals Advance as Ultra Accepts Cobham Takeover

U.K. Defense Firm Ultra Electronics Agrees to Cobham Takeover

Cobham Satcom Releases New Maritime Radio Communications Technology

Cobham Satcom has launched new radio communications offering for the maritime sector. It has launched a new Very High Frequency (VHF) radio, the SAILOR 7222 VHF DSC Class A, announced July 2

Commercial Aircraft Avionic Systems Market Featuring Cobham Plc and Curtiss-Wright Corp. | Technavio

NEW YORK, July 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The commercial aircraft avionic systems market is poised to grow by USD 3.33 billion during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of 1.61% during the forecast period. Request a free sample report for more insights Read the 120-page report with TOC on...

Gloves Are Off Between Cobham, Ultra Over Deal, Jefferies Says

Gloves Are Off Between Cobham, Ultra Over Deal, Jefferies Says

Cobham puts top secret defence rival Ultra Electronics in its sights

British aerospace giant Cobham has set its sights on the engineering company behind some of the UK’s most critical military The post Cobham puts top secret defence rival Ultra Electronics in its sights appeared first on CityAM.
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Cobham Blogs

Cobham repurposes fighter-jet technology to respond to COVID-19 Ventilator Challenge

This regulator has been designed to the working specifications defined by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency for the NHS.    Cobham is working with a UK-based consortium and, subject to regulatory approval, has the capacity to t...

Cobham / SRC Announce T-6A Fleet ADS-B Out Upgrade Completion

Prescott, Arizona – Scientific Research Corporation (SRC) and Cobham Aerospace Connectivity are announcing the on time completion of ADS-B Out compliance for the U.S. Government’s Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS) fleet of T-6A aircraft...

Cobham SATCOM announces new software upgrade for SAILOR 4300 L-Band, enabling download speeds of up to 704 kbps

Copenhagen, Denmark - Cobham SATCOM, the market leading provider of radio and satellite communications solutions, today announced the launch of its latest software upgrade for SAILOR 4300 L-Band, the first terminal in Cobham’s portfolio of Iridium C...

Cobham SATCOM welcomes new tighter safety regulations for use of fire fighter radios protecting life and assets at sea

Copenhagen, Denmark - Cobham SATCOM, the market leading provider of radio and satellite communications solutions, today announced that it welcomes the improved safety regulations that will further protect the welfare of seafarers using fire-fighter ...

Globalsat Group, Inmarsat and Cobham sign contract to provide Rumo with satcoms across Brazilian railway network

January 23, 2020 - Globalsat Group, through its Brazilian affiliate Globalsat do Brasil, has signed a multi-year contract with Rumo SA, the largest transport and logistics company in Latin America. In a deal that is set to significantly improve the ...

Cobham Releases LEON5 Processor IP Core

Huntsville, Alabama – Cobham Gaisler, a leading space technologies design center of Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions, announced today at the 12th Annual Workshop on Spacecraft Flight Software, at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, that it will r...
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Cobham Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cobham founded?

    Cobham was founded in 1934.

  • Who are Cobham key executives?

    Cobham's key executives are Sven Lewis, Greg Bagwell and Jim Randall.

  • How many employees does Cobham have?

    Cobham has 1,487 employees.

  • What is Cobham revenue?

    Latest Cobham annual revenue is £22.6 m.

  • What is Cobham revenue per employee?

    Latest Cobham revenue per employee is £15.2 k.

  • Who are Cobham competitors?

    Competitors of Cobham include Sierra Nevada Corporation, Mercury Systems and Turkish Aerospace Industries.

  • Where is Cobham headquarters?

    Cobham headquarters is located at Tringham House, 580 Deansleigh Rd, Bournemouth.

  • Where are Cobham offices?

    Cobham has offices in Bournemouth, Wimborne, Colorado Springs, Concord and in 27 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cobham have?

    Cobham has 32 offices.