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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 Ratings3.4
Overall CultureB-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)11,000
Job Openings249
Revenue (FY, 2018)£2.4 B(+35%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)£5.7(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Informa

Stephen A. Carter

Stephen A. Carter

Group Chief Executive & Director
Derek Mapp

Derek Mapp

Non-Executive Chair
Patrick Martell

Patrick Martell

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive, Informa Intelligence
Gareth Wright

Gareth Wright

Group Finance Director
Charlie McCurdy

Charlie McCurdy

Chief Executive, Informa Markets
Gareth Bullock

Gareth Bullock

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
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Informa Office Locations

Informa has offices in London, Chobham, New York, Paris and in 5 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
5 Howick Pl
Chobham, GB
Fairoaks Airport
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
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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 (26-Apr-2021)

8.8b

Closing stock price (26-Apr-2021)

5.7

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

168.8m

EV

8.8b
Informa's current market capitalization is £8.8 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
GBPFY, 2013

Financial Leverage

2.3 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

1.3 m2 m
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Informa Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
XconomyAugust 31, 2016£2.5 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Informa Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Informa Online and Social Media Presence

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Informa Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    73/100

  • Compensation

    C

    64/100

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Informa News and Updates

Las Vegas and Informa Markets Prepare to Host Safe and Successful Citywide Events in Las Vegas, Beginning with World of Concrete in June

Las Vegas’ convention industry re-opening signals a long-awaited return to live trade events in the US, driving economic recovery, innovation and connection with safety prioritized Las Vegas’ convention industry re-opening signals a long-awaited return to live trade events in the US, driving economi…

Informa Markets: RESET 2021 by PETRONAS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Themed "Re-Imagining Malaysia Assets (RESET)", RESET 2021, April 5-8 will feature multiple high-level plenaries and panel sessions, a multi-disciplinary technical programme and a state-of-the-art marketplace showcasing the latest...

A new peak in China Bakery Exhibition - All-China Bakery Association (ACBA) and Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets reach a strategic cooperation

SHANGHAI, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 8, 2020, Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets International Exhibition Co. Ltd. (IM Sinoexpo), founded by Informa Markets, and All-China Bakery Association (ACBA) announced that they have reached a strategic cooperation, jointly...

Informa Markets SupplySide West & Food ingredients North America Announces Call for Speaker Applications

PHOENIX, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informa Markets’ SupplySide West & Food ingredients North America has announced speaker applications are now being accepted for the fall show, October 25-28 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, as well as complementary digital offerings hosted on SupplySide …

All-China Bakery Association (A.C.B.A.) and Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets International Exhibition Co., Ltd. Enter into Strategic Cooperation on Jointly Holding China Bakery Exhibition

SHANGHAI, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The signing ceremony of China Bakery Exhibition took place in Beijing on February 8th, 2021. All-China Bakery Association (A.C.B.A.) and Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets International Exhibition Co., Ltd. (IM Sinoexpo) jointly announced that the...

Informa Markets’ New Hope Network Announces New Leadership with Promotion of Carlotta Mast to SVP and Market Leader Overseeing All Aspects of the Business

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informa Markets’ New Hope Network announces that Carlotta Mast has been promoted to lead the business, whose mission is to bring more health to more people by growing the natural and organic products market. In her new role, Carlotta will look afte…
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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 Stephen A. Carter, Derek Mapp and Patrick Martell.

  • 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 GlobalData, Euromoney Institutional Investor and Marsh.

  • Where is Informa headquarters?

    Informa headquarters is located at 5 Howick Pl, London.

  • Where are Informa offices?

    Informa has offices in London, Chobham, New York, Paris and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Informa have?

    Informa has 13 offices.