The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognized internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT's total circulation grew 10% year-on-year to almost 690,000 across print and online, the highest paying readership in our 126-year history. Digital readership grew strongly, with online subscribers increasing 23% year-on-year to 476,000, representing more than two-thirds of the FT’s total audience. The FT has a global print circulation of 217,121 and the FT’s flagship web app has 6.2m users. (Deloitte assured, Q3 2014)

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TypeSubsidiary
HQLondon, GB
Websiteft.com
Financial Times is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Financial Times

Ben Hughes

Ben Hughes

Global Commercial Director and Deputy CEO
John Ridding

John Ridding

CEO
Caspar de Bono

Caspar de Bono

Managing Director, B2B
Jon Slade

Jon Slade

Managing Director, B2C
Sarah Hopkins

Sarah Hopkins

Global Human Resources Director
Darcy Keller

Darcy Keller

SVP, Corporate Affairs
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Financial Times Office Locations

Financial Times has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
One Southwark Bridge
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Financial Times Financials and Metrics

Financial Times Revenue

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Financial Times's revenue was reported to be £322.13 m in FY, 2017
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

124.3m131.4m147.5m176.2m213.5m273.0m232.8m185.9m193.5m195.7m214.4m224.2m280.3m294.6m265.3m292.5m305.4m296.8m296.4m288.3m285.3m311.2m322.1m

Revenue growth, %

(3%)(1%)

Cost of goods sold

80.7m80.6m78.8m89.8m94.8m115.0m103.5m94.5m100.1m98.6m109.4m112.0m68.8m158.0m160.5m171.9m171.6m175.1m166.6m156.3m164.2m168.7m173.2m

Gross profit

43.7m50.8m68.7m86.4m118.6m158.0m129.2m91.4m93.4m97.1m105.0m112.2m211.5m136.6m104.8m120.6m133.7m121.8m129.8m132.0m121.2m142.5m148.9m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

13.6m35.2m54.1m102.0m104.0m97.5m127.3m73.6m59.5m34.4m43.8m95.5m71.5m87.7m100.9m100.1m108.6m99.8m92.0m74.2m20.7m19.9m17.2m

Accounts Receivable

28.5m23.9m23.8m26.3m30.5m33.4m24.4m26.0m26.9m29.3m33.9m37.2m41.1m42.3m37.1m42.7m39.7m54.6m40.6m43.1m36.0m37.9m38.4m

Inventories

1.2m529.0k465.0k705.0k675.0k663.0k811.0k587.0k588.0k1.1m870.0k856.0k1.1m1.6m1.1m1.6m1.4m1.5m1.5m1.3m1.3m1.6m1.5m

Current Assets

48.5m68.4m88.5m135.3m158.3m182.3m171.5m119.2m118.5m113.0m127.5m178.4m167.0m186.2m219.7m215.9m639.6m641.8m309.2m279.8m104.1m122.4m134.4m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(18.4m)6.5m22.6m31.9m42.9m51.7m12.5m716.0k(34.2m)5.1m10.2m27.7m(4.4m)19.5m2.0k6.5m428.4m(2.3m)(19.4m)15.3m359.4m6.1m5.4m

Dividends Paid

5.6m17.6m24.7m30.7m45.0m28.3m12.0m20.8m321.2m21.0m692.1m
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Financial Times Operating Metrics

Nov, 2017Aug, 2018

Digital Subscribers

740 k

Paying Subscribers

900 k930 k
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Financial Times Online and Social Media Presence

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Financial Times News and Updates

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan 18

The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan 11

The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Simulation Studios and Hogan Lovells Shortlisted for Financial Times Award

SAN FRANCISCO BAY, Calif., Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Simulation Studios (SimStudios) has today announced that one of its prestigious clients, Hogan Lovells, was a finalist in the 2018 Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyer Awards. SimStudios' innovative business simulation...

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan 3

The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Dec 28

The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Malaysia seeks $7.5 bn in reparations from Goldman Sachs: Financial Times

Goldman Sachs has consistently denied wrongdoing and said certain members of the former Malaysian government and 1MDB lied to the bank about the proceeds of the bond sales
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Financial Times Blogs

Germany looks to ban Huawei from 5G

Berlin turns against China tech group as Oxford university stops accepting research funds

Jamie Dimon’s pay package totals $31m in 2018

JPMorgan Chase boss received a 5% increase from previous year

Flash start-up targets crowded Europe scooter market

Venture capital funds pour yet more money into e-mobility revolution

Watchdog warns over NHS financial sustainability

Fragility caused by longer queues and waits for treatment along with deficits, says NAO
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Financial Times Company Life and Culture

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Financial Times Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Financial Times key executives?

    Financial Times's key executives are Ben Hughes, John Ridding and Caspar de Bono.

  • What is Financial Times revenue?

    Latest Financial Times annual revenue is £322.1 m.

  • Who are Financial Times competitors?

    Competitors of Financial Times include Forbes, VentureBeat and Alphr.

  • Where is Financial Times headquarters?

    Financial Times headquarters is located at One Southwark Bridge, London.

  • Where are Financial Times offices?

    Financial Times has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Financial Times have?

    Financial Times has 1 office.