Elsevier is a company that provides information solutions specializing in science, health, and technology. It offers journals such as The Lancet and Cell, the ScienceDirect collection of electronic journals, the Trends and Current Opinion series of journals, the online citation database Scopus, and the ClinicalKey solution for clinicians. The company also provides academic research lifecycle products and services, including software and data management as well as instruction and assessment tools.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyRELX
HQAmsterdam, NL
Founded1880
Websiteelsevier.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Elsevier was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, NL

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Key People/Management at Elsevier

Kumsal Bayazit

Kumsal Bayazit

Chief Executive Officer
Youngsuk Chi

Youngsuk Chi

Chairman
Jan Herzhoff

Jan Herzhoff

President, Global Healthcare Businesses
Dan Olley

Dan Olley

Chief Information Officer
Mie-Yun Lee

Mie-Yun Lee

Chief of Staff & EVP Research Marketing
Ed Cassar

Ed Cassar

Chief Financial Officer
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Elsevier Office Locations

Elsevier has offices in Amsterdam, Alpharetta, Berkeley, Cambridge and in 55 other locations
Amsterdam, NL (HQ)
Radarweg 29
Chatswood, AU
Tower 1, Level 12/475 Victoria Ave
Melbourne, AU
13th Floor/461 Bourke St
Rio de Janeiro, BR
City Tower Building, 100 Rua de Assembleia St. RJ 20011-904 - Centro
São Paulo, BR
BRA Torre Z, Avenida Dr Chucri Zaidan, 296 Brooklin Novo, 04583-110
Toronto, CA
111 Gordon Baker Rd #900, North York
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Elsevier Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1880
Elsevier is a subsidiary of RELX

Elsevier Revenue

Elsevier's revenue was reported to be £2.64 b in FY, 2019 which is a 3.9% increase from the previous period.
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

2.0b2.1b2.3b2.5b2.5b2.6b

Revenue growth, %

1%12%7%2%4%

EBIT

762.0m760.0m853.0m913.0m942.0m982.0m

EBIT margin, %

37%37%37%37%37%37%
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

987.0m1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b

EBIT

349.0m374.0m414.0m426.0m445.0m

EBIT margin, %

35%35%35%36%36%
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Elsevier Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Research Papers

1.30 m1.50 m1.60 m1.80 m

Articles

400 k420 k430 k470 k496 k

Journals

2.50 k2.50 k2.50 k2.50 k2.50 k

Monthly Unique Visitors

12 m14 m14 m16 m17 m
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Elsevier Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Aries SystemsSeptember 10, 2018
Via OncologyJanuary 17, 2018
BepressAugust 02, 2017
Plum AnalyticsFebruary 02, 2017
HivebenchJune 07, 2016
Social Science Research NetworkMay 16, 2016
newsfloJanuary 12, 2015
AmirsysJune 12, 2014
Woodhead PublishingAugust 13, 2013
MendeleyApril 08, 2013
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Elsevier Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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Elsevier Revenue Breakdown

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Elsevier revenue breakdown by business segment: 23.6% from Transactional, 74.7% from Subscriptions and 1.7% from Other

Elsevier revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 44.8% from North America, 24.1% from Europe and 31.1% from Rest of World

Elsevier Online and Social Media Presence

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Elsevier News and Updates

Landmark analysis by Elsevier maps research data as UN Sustainable Development Goals reach fifth anniversary

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, a global research publishing and information analytics provider, today published a landmark report on The Power of Research to Advance the SDGs to strengthen the understanding of the global SDG-efforts. In 2015, the United Nations...

Elsevier launches cloud-based patient education platform PatientPass™ in the US

Elsevier, a global research publishing and information analytics provider, today announced the US launch of PatientPass, a cloud-based patient engagement platform now listed on Epic App Orchard for hospitals and health systems using the Epic Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. PatientPass creates…

Professor Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz appointed Senior Vice President, Elsevier Research Networks

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, today announced Professor Brito Cruz has been appointed Senior Vice President, Research Networks, effective immediately. Brito Cruz will support Elsevier's objectives to...

Elsevier launches PracticeUpdate Bladder Cancer Center of Excellence

Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, today announced that it has launched its newest PracticeUpdate Center of Excellence (CoE) focused on bladder cancer and curated by a world-renowned editorial and advisory board.

Elsevier acquires SciBite to accelerate solutions for life sciences and corporate R&D industries

LONDON, Aug. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, a global research publishing and information analytics provider, and part of RELX, has acquired SciBite, a semantic AI company headquartered in Cambridge, UK, to help customers make faster, more effective R&D decisions through advanced text...

Elsevier launches nursing education platform to address growing needs of an ageing population in China

BEIJING, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, announced today the launch of Elderly Care China, an online platform that delivers nursing education to address the growing demand for quality geriatric care management...
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Elsevier Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Elsevier founded?

    Elsevier was founded in 1880.

  • Who are Elsevier key executives?

    Elsevier's key executives are Kumsal Bayazit, Youngsuk Chi and Jan Herzhoff.

  • How many employees does Elsevier have?

    Elsevier has 9,491 employees.

  • What is Elsevier revenue?

    Latest Elsevier annual revenue is £2.6 b.

  • What is Elsevier revenue per employee?

    Latest Elsevier revenue per employee is £277.8 k.

  • Who are Elsevier competitors?

    Competitors of Elsevier include Macmillan Publishers, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press.

  • Where is Elsevier headquarters?

    Elsevier headquarters is located at Radarweg 29, Amsterdam.

  • Where are Elsevier offices?

    Elsevier has offices in Amsterdam, Alpharetta, Berkeley, Cambridge and in 55 other locations.

  • How many offices does Elsevier have?

    Elsevier has 62 offices.