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GlobalData (formerly known as Progressive Digital Media Group and PDMG) is a company providing proprietary data, analytics, and insights. It offers subscription access to the proprietary data, analytics, and insights platform. The company also offers ancillary services such as consulting, single copy reports, and events.GlobalData serves the aerospace, defense security, automotive, banking, payments, construction, consumer, insurance, medical devices, mining, oil and gas, packaging, pharmaceutical, power, retail, technology, travel, and other industries.
TypePublic
Founded2007
HQLondon, GB
Websiteglobaldata.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)3,355(+4%)
Job Openings26
Revenue (FY, 2018)£157.6 M(+33%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)£16.6
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at GlobalData

Mike Danson

Mike Danson

Chief Executive Officer
Bernard Cragg

Bernard Cragg

Executive Chairman
Murray Legg

Murray Legg

Non-Executive Chairman
Peter Harkness

Peter Harkness

Non-Executive Director
Graham Lilley

Graham Lilley

Chief Financial Officer
Annette Marie Barnes

Annette Marie Barnes

Non-Executive Director
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GlobalData Office Locations

GlobalData has offices in London, Basingstoke, Hull, Manchester and in 14 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
John Carpenter St
Basingstoke, GB
Network House
Hull, GB
Anchor House, The Maltings, Silvester St
Manchester, GB
Churchgate House, 56 Oxford St
Melbourne, AU
530 Little Collins St
Sydney, AU
suite 602, level 6/45 Clarence St
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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)

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2020)

2.0b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2020)

16.6

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

6.3m
GlobalData's current market capitalization is £2 b.
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)
GBPFY, 2001

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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GlobalData Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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GlobalData Online and Social Media Presence

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GlobalData News and Updates

Overtourism still an issue in Europe as domestic travel on the rise: GlobalData

The surge in domestic tourism following COVID-19 has not curtailed as holidaymakers turn to staycations over international travel leading to threat of overtourism The post Overtourism still an issue in Europe as domestic travel on the rise: GlobalData appeared first on Travel Daily.

JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs took top spots as M&A advisers in the US, by grabbing 'big-ticket deals' in the first half of 2020, GlobalData says

US banks JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs were the leading financial advisers on acquisition deals in the first half of 2020, according to the latest survey from GlobalData. The banking titans secured the top spots on the basis of the value and volume of the deals they advised on.  "Both banks were invo…

Retail brands must go further to impress on social media as likes and followers will become more valuable post Covid-19, GlobalData says

As consumers spend greater time on social media during the pandemic, likes and followers will become more valuable to retailers, GlobalData finds.  Brands will have to enhance their online identity and impress new customers in order to outperform in an environment of strong competitors. Compared t…

Travel intermediaries need to increase transparency to restore consumer confidence, says GlobalData

Transparency will be the key to provide service to the future tourists. During this COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of future travels have been labelled as ‘uncertain’. Intermediaries offering more information and clearer policies will indisputably be at an advantage in terms of restoring consumer …

US tourism & leisure industry down by 18.9% in February 2020 – GlobalData

The US tourism & leisure industry saw a drop of 18.9% in overall deal activity during February 2020, when compared with the last 12-month average, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The post US tourism & leisure industry down by 18.9% in February 2020 – GlobalData appeared first on T…

British Airways furlough sad but necessary step, says GlobalData

Following the news that 36,000 British Airways (BA) staff are expected to be furloughed as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), GlobalData said it is an important step. Nick Wyatt, head of research and analysis in travel and tourism at GlobalData said: “These reports come as no surprise and are …
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GlobalData Blogs

Medtronic’s market dominance under threat as Adagio Medicals cryoablation catheter successfully treats its first patients, says GlobalData

Following the recent announcement that Adagio Medical, Inc. have successfully treated their first patients with its new One Shot+ cryoablation catheter, Sheryl Tang, Senior Analyst for Medical Devices at GlobalData, offers her view on what this means for the market: “The cryoablation market is set f…

US mobile carriers promote retail stores to complement their online presence, says GlobalData

Many US wireless carriers are expanding their retail footprints, not just via traditional brick-and-mortar locations, but also through experiential concept stores as well as on-the-fly pop-up and mobile sites, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report…

Biometrics set to replace password-only banking by 2019 in bid to tackle fraud, observes GlobalData

Allowing for increased customer convenience while adding additional levels of security, multi-faceted biometric applications will soon be the norm, putting an end to password-only, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Heike van den Hoevel, Senior Wealth Management Analyst at Gl…

AI is the future of banking

Money 20/20 is the world’s largest fintech event which is taking place in Las Vegas over the next 4 days – 21-24 October 2018. The event attracts industry experts and entrepreneurs from around the world to share and discuss the latest trends shaping the financial services industry. Heike Van Den Hoe…

Personalization and growing investment into new technologies support P&G’s strategy in Q1 2019, says GlobalData

Following the release of P&G’s first quarter results, Jamie Mills, Senior Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “P&G’s 2019 first quarter results showcase overall net sales of $16.7 billion remaining in line with 2018 first quarter sales. The …

Amazon’s UK investment demonstrates demand for AI technologies, says GlobalData

Following today’s news (October 19, 2018) that online retail giant, Amazon, has created thousands of new technology jobs in the UK, Brad Shimmin, Service Director for Technology and Software at GlobalData, offers his view on this expansion: “Amazon’s increased investment in highly valued skill sets …
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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 3,355 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 £47 k.

  • Who are GlobalData competitors?

    Competitors of GlobalData include Informa, Nielsen and Ipsos.

  • Where is GlobalData headquarters?

    GlobalData headquarters is located at John Carpenter St, London.

  • Where are GlobalData offices?

    GlobalData has offices in London, Basingstoke, Hull, Manchester and in 14 other locations.

  • How many offices does GlobalData have?

    GlobalData has 20 offices.