GlobalData

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TypePublic
Founded2007
HQLondon, GB
Websiteglobaldata.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2017)978
Revenue (FY, 2018)£157.6 M(+33%)

Key People/Management at GlobalData

Mike Danson

Mike Danson

CEO
Bernard Cragg

Bernard Cragg

Executive Chairman
Murray Legg

Murray Legg

Non-Executive Director
Peter Harkness

Peter Harkness

Non-Executive Director
Graham Lilley

Graham Lilley

CFO
Annette Barnes

Annette Barnes

Non-Executive Director
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GlobalData Office Locations

GlobalData has offices in London, Basingstoke, Hampshire, Manchester and in 6 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
John Carpenter St
Melbourne, AU
530 Little Collins St
Sydney, AU
63 York St
Seoul, KR
892
Boston, US
Boston, MA, USA
New York, US
New York, NY, USA
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GlobalData Financials and Metrics

GlobalData Revenue

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GlobalData's revenue was reported to be £157.55 m in FY, 2018 which is a 32.8% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

157.6m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

32.8%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

59.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

37.7%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(11.1m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

17.2m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(5.2m)

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

6.3m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

100.0m118.6m157.6m

Revenue growth, %

19%33%

Cost of goods sold

65.8m75.9m98.2m

Gross profit

34.2m42.8m59.4m
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

299.3k199.1k720.0k919.4k1.6m1.2m1.6m2.7m253.0k418.0k2.3m12.5m14.2m8.3m10.1m6.4m3.0m6.3m

Accounts Receivable

221.0k250.1k167.3k546.9k592.2k3.1m4.0m7.7m4.0m12.6m12.3m13.4m19.8m26.4m24.0m34.7m35.0m43.6m

Inventories

277.0k12.0k47.0k79.0k180.0k155.0k150.0k77.0k6.0k

Current Assets

556.6k556.5k963.7k1.6m2.3m4.6m6.1m12.4m5.6m17.3m19.9m30.0m39.2m41.6m49.1m49.8m45.7m58.1m
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(1.2m)(28.2k)558.0k650.5k489.4k1.5m2.7m1.5m(16.6m)(3.6m)1.5m4.8m5.1m(3.3m)(3.1m)1.8m(2.2m)(11.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.1m2.6k777.3k701.6k1.3m2.0m1.6m1.5m(269.0k)497.0k2.7m4.5m2.6m250.0k6.4m11.9m13.0m19.7m

Dividends Paid

28.0k8.0k8.0k

Cash From Financing Activities

2.3m(8.5k)(7.0k)55.2k(186.9k)6.8m(448.0k)(134.0k)3.0m8.5m5.5m9.8m(508.0k)10.0m18.1m(11.5m)5.8m(10.2m)
GBPY, 2018

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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GlobalData Online and Social Media Presence

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GlobalData News and Updates

Telecom industry's first 5G RAN competitive analysis published by GlobalData reveals Huawei leadership

LONDON, June 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The telecommunications industry's first Competitive Landscape Assessment (CLA) of the 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) infrastructure solutions space has been researched and published by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company's...

GlobalData Blogs

Money20/20: The newly launched UltraFICO Score set to broaden access to credit

Experian, FICO, and Finicity have launched a new credit score that leverages account aggregation technology and distribution capability, tapping into consumer-contributed data such as checking, savings, and money market account data, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. A consu…

Tech Firms, Food Retailers, and NGOs Collaborate to apply Blockchain to global food supply chains, says GlobalData

From coffee and fish to wine and olive oil, blockchain, a digital ledger technology, is being applied to global food supply chains in ways that promise to benefit producers, distributors, retailers and consumers, says GlobalData a leading data and analytics company. Cross-industry collaboration has …

Money20/20: Wealth managers need more conversational chatbots as a quarter of millennials use chat applications when talking to their investment providers

Chatbots are not a new concept. However, by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), they have come a long way. As they will continue to mature, it won’t be long before the technology tackles the wealth management space and becomes the go-to solution for the younger generation says GlobalData, a lea…

43.3% of consumers spent on summer products this year due to heatwave, says GlobalData

The prolonged heatwave in the UK and major sporting events boosted spending on summer items such as outdoor and gardening products, BBQ food and holiday clothing, with consumers judging Tesco to be the retailer that had promoted its summer ranges the best, according to GlobalData, a leading data and…

Ambient commerce offers consumers a new way to shop, will boost retail spending on IoT technology to $5.3bn, says GlobalData

Ambient commerce is an important use case for the Internet of Things (IoT) and promises to be a game changing retail technology, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to the  latest report from GlobalData’s Thematic Research Team, ‘Ambient Commerce’ – which combine…

Money 20/20: Fintech providing creative solutions to engage the unengaged

Selling highly commoditized products, the world’s big banks and wealth managers are facing low levels of customer engagement, while new fintechs have been able to grow their customer bases rapidly, observes GlobalData a leading data and analytics company. The post Money 20/20: Fintech providing crea…
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GlobalData Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was GlobalData founded?

    GlobalData was founded in 2007.

  • Who are GlobalData key executives?

    GlobalData's key executives are Mike Danson, Bernard Cragg and Murray Legg.

  • How many employees does GlobalData have?

    GlobalData has 978 employees.

  • What is GlobalData revenue?

    Latest GlobalData annual revenue is £157.6 m.

  • What is GlobalData revenue per employee?

    Latest GlobalData revenue per employee is £161.1 k.

  • Who are GlobalData competitors?

    Competitors of GlobalData include Storify, Simworx and Captive Media.

  • Where is GlobalData headquarters?

    GlobalData headquarters is located at John Carpenter St, London.

  • Where are GlobalData offices?

    GlobalData has offices in London, Basingstoke, Hampshire, Manchester and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does GlobalData have?

    GlobalData has 10 offices.