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 - Nov 5

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

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

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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 - Oct 31

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 - Oct 29

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 - Oct 26

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

Bill Gates: from software to toilets

‘His foundation has spent $200m since 2011 funding reinvented toilets that kill germs and extinguish smells on the spot’

Europe needs a better plan than to wait out Trump

The president is not alone in thinking that the US does better to look after itself

What is the best Christmas song?

Make your festive music nominations, from Elgar to Bob Marley

The naked truths that exposed the Little Englander in me

How a Danish sauna put my liberal-mindedness to the test

Spain would benefit from a sunnier view of tech

Neighbouring Portugal has been more willing to embrace competition and innovation

Former Goldman executive to join Moore Capital

Konstantinos Pantazopoulos will help run Moore’s global macro strategy
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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.