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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

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)7,539
Job Openings188
Revenue (FY, 2017)£1.8 B(+31%)

Key People/Management at Informa

Cindy Rose

Cindy Rose

Non-Executive Director
Helen Owers

Helen Owers

Non-Executive Director
Brendan ONeill

Brendan ONeill

Non-Executive Director
Gareth Wright

Gareth Wright

Group Finance Director
Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter

Group Chief Executive
Rupert Hopley

Rupert Hopley

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
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Informa Office Locations

Informa has offices in London and Zug
London, GB (HQ)
5 Howick Pl
Zug, CH
Gubelstrasse 11
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Informa Financials and Metrics

Informa Revenue

Informa's revenue was reported to be £1.76 b in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

1.8b

Net income (FY, 2017)

313.7m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

345.3m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

345.3m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

54.9m

EV

6.0b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

1%7%11%

Cost of goods sold

377.6m

Gross profit

834.6m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

140.5m152.1m158.0m241.8m276.5m

Inventories

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

Current Assets

279.6m306.2m291.7m489.3m535.5m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

103.0m(51.0m)172.7m173.4m313.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Dividends Paid

114.0m114.0m87.8m107.5m

Cash From Financing Activities

(115.0m)146.1m(152.0m)1.1b(140.0m)
GBPY, 2017

EV/EBITDA

17.3 x

EV/EBIT

17.3 x

EV/CFO

13.8 x

Revenue/Employee

233.1k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Informa Operating Metrics

Jun, 2015FY, 2016Jun, 2017

Delegates

150 k

Events

3 k1.60 k1.20 k

Exhibition Space, sq. m

1.40 m1.90 m

Visitors

1.30 m2 m
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Informa Revenue Breakdown

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

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Informa Online and Social Media Presence

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Informa News and Updates

Capital Counsel LLC Named Top Guns Manager by Informa Investment Solutions

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Counsel LLC, an independent investment adviser based in New York City, has been awarded a Top Guns designation by Informa Investment Solutions' PSN manager database, North America's longest running database of investment managers. Capital...

MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering and Informa Pharma Intelligence Launch Analytics Initiative for Life Sciences Professionals

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering (LFE) and Informa Pharma Intelligence announced Project ALPHA (Analytics for Life-sciences Professionals and Healthcare Advocates), an initiative to provide timely and more accurate...

Shenzhen Municipal People's Government Welcomes Informa Global Exhibition Delegation

HONG KONG, Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wang Lixin, Vice Mayor and member of the Party Leadership Group of the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government, met with Informa Global Exhibition CEO and President Charlie McCurdy and his management team in Shenzhen to discuss ways to strengthen...

Informa Exhibitions Named Top Global Exhibition Organizer by AMR International

Dominates Trade Show Executive Gold 100 List with Highest Number of Shows Recognized Dominates Trade Show Executive Gold 100 List with Highest Number of Shows Recognized

Informa posts 3.9 pct revenue growth through Oct this year

Event manager and publisher Informa Plc said on Friday underlying revenue rose 3.9 percent in the 10 months ended Oct. 31 and said it was on track to meet full-year expectations.

Informa Engage 2018 B2B Marketing Trends Report Shows Content Marketing Essential to Generating Meaningful Results; Video and ABM Surging

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- B2B marketers are scaling and optimizing their content marketing strategies, finding it valuable and effective to strengthen brand positioning, build engagement and generate qualified leads. Informa Engage today unveils the second annual B2B...
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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 Cindy Rose, Helen Owers and Brendan ONeill.

  • How many employees does Informa have?

    Informa has 7,539 employees.

  • What is Informa revenue?

    Latest Informa annual revenue is £1.8 b.

  • What is Informa revenue per employee?

    Latest Informa revenue per employee is £233.1 k.

  • Who are Informa competitors?

    Competitors of Informa include Euromoney Institutional Investor, General Motors Financial and The 1st Stop Group.

  • Where is Informa headquarters?

    Informa headquarters is located at 5 Howick Pl, London.

  • Where are Informa offices?

    Informa has offices in London and Zug.

  • How many offices does Informa have?

    Informa has 2 offices.