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Informa provides knowledge, up-to-the minute information, and specialist skills and services to academics, businesses, and individuals worldwide. The company operates in three segments: academic publishing, business intelligence, and global events. The academic publishing segment publishes a portfolio of online and print publications, including books and journals primarily for academic users in the areas of science, technology, medicine, humanities, and social sciences. The business intelligence segment offers business and financial information across a range of formats, including structured databases, subscription-based services, real-time news, and research and business-critical information to various sectors, including medical, pharmaceutical, financial, law, commerce, commodities, maritime, and telecoms. The global events segment organizes trade shows and exhibitions as well as large and small conferences.
TypePublic
Founded1734
HQLondon, GB
Websiteinforma.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Culture scoreB

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)11,000(+46%)
Job Openings40
Revenue (FY, 2018)£2.4 B(+35%)
Share Price (May 2020)£414 (-1%)

Key People/Management at Informa

Derek Mapp

Derek Mapp

Non-Executive Chairman
Gareth Bullock

Gareth Bullock

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Helen Owers

Helen Owers

Non-Executive Director
David Flaschen

David Flaschen

Non-Executive Director
John Rishton

John Rishton

Non-Executive Director
Mary McDowell

Mary McDowell

Non-Executive Director
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Informa Office Locations

Informa has offices in London, New York, Zug and Dubai
London, GB (HQ)
5 Howick Pl
London, GB
110 Southwark St
London, GB
149 Tottenham Court Rd, Bloomsbury
London, GB
Christchurch Court, 10-15 Newgate St
London, GB
KNect House, 30-32 Mortimer Street
Zug, CH
Gubelstrasse 11
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Informa Financials and Metrics

Informa Revenue

Informa's revenue was reported to be £2.37 b in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

2.4b

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

1.6b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

67%

Net income (FY, 2018)

221.6m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

662.4m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

363.2m

Market capitalization (15-May-2020)

6.2b

Closing stock price (15-May-2020)

414.0

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

168.8m

EV

6.3b
Informa's current market capitalization is £6.2 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.1b1.1b1.2b1.3b1.8b2.4b

Revenue growth, %

1%7%11%31%

Cost of goods sold

377.6m780.8m

Gross profit

834.6m1.6b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

32.0m38.6m34.3m49.6m54.9m168.8m

Accounts Receivable

140.5m152.1m158.0m241.8m204.4m212.4m

Inventories

42.2m44.5m46.0m52.4m54.1m50.9m

Current Assets

279.6m306.2m291.7m489.3m460.5m717.8m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

103.0m(51.0m)172.7m173.4m313.2m221.6m

Cash From Operating Activities

227.5m241.8m333.9m336.3m433.9m486.3m

Dividends Paid

114.0m114.0m87.8m107.5m162.2m201.8m

Cash From Financing Activities

(115.0m)146.1m(152.0m)1.1b(140.0m)271.9m
GBPY, 2018

EV/EBITDA

9.4 x

EV/EBIT

17.2 x

EV/CFO

12.9 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Informa Operating Metrics

Informa's Subscribers was reported to be 30 k in Jun, 2017. Informa's Active Users was reported to be 175 k in Jun, 2017.
FY, 2016Jun, 2017

Active Users

175 k

Brands

200

Subscribers

25 k30 k

Visitors

1.30 m2 m
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Informa Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
XconomyAugust 31, 2016£2.50 m

Informa Revenue Breakdown

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Informa revenue breakdown by business segment: 21.6% from Business Intelligence, 36.4% from Academic Publishing, 22.8% from Global Exhibitions, 16.7% from Knowledge & Networking and 2.5% from Other

Informa Online and Social Media Presence

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Informa Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    70/100

  • Compensation

    C

    64/100

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Informa News and Updates

Informa Markets Malaysia Hosts Business Community To Provide Clarity On Coronavirus Situation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Informa Markets, the leading exhibition organiser in Malaysia, is supporting the government's efforts to share factual and up-to-date information on the COVID-19 situation in Malaysia with the business community It had organised a...

Informa buys stake in Founder Forum as it beefs up tech division

Publisher and events company Informa has taken a minority stake in entrepreneur network Founders Forum as it posted revenue growth [...] The post Publishing and events firm Informa buys stake in Founders Forum appeared first on CityAM.

Informa Markets' Asia Agri-Tech Expo 2019: Resistance, eco-friendly and big data is the future of agrarian matters

TAIPEI, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan's leading trade show featuring agriculture, aquaculture and livestock manufacturing technologies and total solutions, Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum, organized by Informa Markets, is the most professional and comprehensive B2B trade show. Themed...

Informa Markets Establishes Monumental Partnership To Expand Water Portfolio Spanning North America And Southeast Asia

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Informa Markets announces its partnership with the ASEAN Water Series. The strategic alliance will expand the reach across the global water, wastewater, and environmental services industry. The new partnership between the WWETT Show -- Water &...

Capital Counsel LLC Awarded Top Guns Designation by Informa Financial Intelligence

NEW YORK, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Counsel LLC, an independent investment adviser based in New York City, today announced that it has once again been awarded a Top Guns distinction by Informa Financial Intelligence's PSN manager database, North America's longest running...

Informa Financial Intelligence's Zephyr Announces Strategic Partnership with Aapryl

NEW YORK, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Informa Financial Intelligence's Zephyr and Aapryl, a provider of predictive manager selection and portfolio construction software, announced today a strategic alliance which will make Informa Financial Intelligence's PSN Separately Managed Accounts...
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Informa Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Informa founded?

    Informa was founded in 1734.

  • Who are Informa key executives?

    Informa's key executives are Derek Mapp, Gareth Bullock and Helen Owers.

  • How many employees does Informa have?

    Informa has 11,000 employees.

  • What is Informa revenue?

    Latest Informa annual revenue is £2.4 b.

  • What is Informa revenue per employee?

    Latest Informa revenue per employee is £215.4 k.

  • Who are Informa competitors?

    Competitors of Informa include Euromoney Institutional Investor, GlobalData and Provident Financial.

  • Where is Informa headquarters?

    Informa headquarters is located at 5 Howick Pl, London.

  • Where are Informa offices?

    Informa has offices in London, New York, Zug and Dubai.

  • How many offices does Informa have?

    Informa has 8 offices.