Financial Times

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)
London, GB
Financial Times is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Financial Times

Ben Hughes

Ben Hughes

Global Commercial Director and Deputy CEO
John Ridding

John Ridding

Chief Executive Officer
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
Angela MacKay

Angela MacKay

Publisher, Financial Times & Professional Education
James Lund

James Lund

Vice President, Finance
Tas Viglatzis

Tas Viglatzis

Senior Vice President, Strategy
Cait O'Riordan

Cait O'Riordan

Chief Product and Information Officer
Lionel Barber

Lionel Barber


Financial Times Office Locations

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

Financial Times Data and Metrics

Financial Times Financial Metrics

Financial Times's revenue was reported to be £285.3 m in FY, 2015 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


296.4 m288.3 m285.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

166.6 m156.3 m164.2 m

Gross profit

129.8 m132 m121.2 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


92 m74.2 m20.7 m

Accounts Receivable

40.6 m43.1 m36 m

Current Assets

309.2 m279.8 m111.1 m


92.5 m63.2 m15.2 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Income Taxes Paid

1.1 m537 k3.6 m
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Financial Times Online and Social Media Presence

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