Financial Times

The Financial Times is a business news organization that provides essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community. It is recognized internationally for its authority, integrity, and accuracy. 

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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

Chief Executive Officer
Caspar de Bono

Caspar de Bono

Managing Director
Sarah Hopkins

Sarah Hopkins

Global Human Resources Director
Cait O’Riordan

Cait O’Riordan

Chief Product and Information Officer
Lionel Barber

Lionel Barber

Editor In Chief
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Financial Times Office Locations

Financial Times has offices in London, New York, Chiyoda City and Singapore
London, GB (HQ)
1 Friday St
Chiyoda City, JP
1-chōme-3-7 Ōtemachi
Singapore, SG
60 Anson Rd
New York, US
330 Hudson St 8th Floor
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Financial Times Financials and Metrics

Financial Times Revenue

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Financial Times's revenue was reported to be £324.34 m in FY, 2018
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

124.3m131.4m147.5m176.2m213.5m273.0m232.8m185.9m193.5m195.7m214.4m224.2m280.3m294.6m265.3m292.5m305.4m296.8m296.4m288.3m285.3m311.2m322.1m324.3m

Revenue growth, %

6%12%19%21%28%(15%)(20%)4%1%10%5%25%5%(10%)10%4%(3%)0%(3%)(1%)9%3%

Cost of goods sold

80.7m80.6m78.8m89.8m94.8m115.0m103.5m94.5m100.1m98.6m109.4m112.0m68.8m158.0m160.5m171.9m171.6m175.1m166.6m156.3m164.2m168.7m173.2m178.2m

Gross profit

43.7m50.8m68.7m86.4m118.6m158.0m129.2m91.4m93.4m97.1m105.0m112.2m211.5m136.6m104.8m120.6m133.7m121.8m129.8m132.0m121.2m142.5m148.9m146.2m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

13.6m35.2m54.1m102.0m104.0m97.5m127.3m73.6m59.5m34.4m43.8m95.5m71.5m87.7m100.9m100.1m108.6m99.8m92.0m74.2m20.7m19.9m17.2m18.3m

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

1.2m529.0k465.0k705.0k675.0k663.0k811.0k587.0k588.0k1.1m870.0k856.0k1.1m1.6m1.1m1.6m1.4m1.5m1.5m1.3m1.3m1.6m1.5m1.2m

Current Assets

48.5m68.4m88.5m135.3m158.3m182.3m171.5m119.2m118.5m113.0m127.5m178.4m167.0m186.2m219.7m215.9m639.6m641.8m309.2m279.8m104.1m122.4m134.4m124.4m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

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)15.3m359.4m6.1m5.4m8.2m

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 Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Deal Street AsiaMarch 29, 2019

Financial Times Online and Social Media Presence

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Financial Times News and Updates

CIBT Named One of The Americas' Fastest Growing Companies 2020 by Financial Times

Vancouver, BC - (NewMediaWire) - May 04, 2020 - CIBT Education Group Inc. (TSX: MBA, OTCQX International: MBAIF) ("CIBT" or the "Company") is pleased to report that the Company was ranked number 372 among the Americas' Top 500 Fastest-Growing Companies 2020 by the Financial Times. The ranking i…

13 LPL Financial Advisors Recognized By Financial Times

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LPL Financial LLC, a leading retail investment advisory firm and independent broker-dealer, today announced that 13 of its affiliated advisors have been included in this year’s Financial Times’ Top 400 Financial Advisors list.

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - April 14

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

Financial Times Ranks FE International No. 8 Fastest Growing Financial Services Company in America

NEW YORK, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FE International, the global market leader in mid-market technology mergers and acquisitions (M&A), announced today it has ranked as the No. 8 fastest growing financial services company in America and No. 133 overall on the Financial Times inaugural...

Research Innovations, Inc. Recognized by the Financial Times as one of The Americas' Fastest Growing Companies 2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Innovations, Inc. (RII), a technology innovator with a focus on multi-domain C2 systems, big data analytics, and advanced cyber engineering, has been recognized as a member of The Financial Times inaugural list of The Americas'...
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Financial Times Blogs

Nick Train doubles Schroders stake to 8%

Fund manager says FTSE 100 group will struggle to crack big time without heavy investment

Andrew Carter: last of the fund industry elders

The RLAM CEO on executive pay, a 20-fold growth in assets and an unexpected Brexit bonus

Businesses show no appetite for anti-terror AI tool

Companies fail to adopt Home Office-funded propaganda spotter

Thai police charge opposition leader with sedition

Move points to post-election crackdown on parties seeking to unseat ruling junta

The week in energy: Saudi Aramco draws back the curtain

What did we learn from Saudi Aramco’s prospectus, will Canada’s carbon tax stick, and do wind turbines cause cancer?

Chinese governments clear rural tombs for farmland

Campaign against graves to ensure country’s food security enrages traditionalists
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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 £324.3 m.

  • Who are Financial Times competitors?

    Competitors of Financial Times include Forbes, Huffington Post and Business Insider.

  • Where is Financial Times headquarters?

    Financial Times headquarters is located at 1 Friday St, London.

  • Where are Financial Times offices?

    Financial Times has offices in London, New York, Chiyoda City and Singapore.

  • How many offices does Financial Times have?

    Financial Times has 5 offices.