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Laird Technologies is a company that provides components and solutions to protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and enable connectivity in mission critical systems. It offers antennas, EMI shields, inductors, industrial remote control systems, microwave absorbers, vehicle connectivity solutions, etc. The company caters to the automotive, consumer electronics, healthcare, telecommunications, and other sectors.

Laird Technologies was acquired by Advent International and divided into Laird Connectivity, Laird Performance Materials, and Laird Thermal Systems.

StateClosed
TypePublic
Founded1824
HQLondon, GB
Websitelairdtech.com
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2018)9,664(-6%)
Revenue (FY, 2017)£936.6 M(+17%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£1.6(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Laird Technologies Office Locations

Laird Technologies has offices in London, Carlsbad, Cedarburg, Chesterfield and in 31 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
100 Pall Mall
Westerlo, BE
Bell-Telephonelaan 2
Sao Paulo, BR
Rod Prof. Boanerges Nogueira (SP-340) KM 142, Condominio Industrial Santa Margarita, Avenida 1 Galpão 2
Montréal, CA
3850 Rue Griffith, Saint-Laurent
Chongqing, CN
No.108 Jinfeng Road, Jiulongpo
Foshan, CN
Lot 15-2, Fuan Industrial Zone, Leliu Town, Shunde District
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Laird Technologies Financials and Metrics

Laird Technologies Revenue

Laird Technologies's revenue was reported to be £936.6 m in FY, 2017 which is a 16.8% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Net income (FY, 2018)

479.0m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

(82.2m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(82.4m)

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

679.9m

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2017)

1.6

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

236.7m

EV

444.9m
Laird Technologies's current market capitalization is £679.9 m.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

801.6m936.6m

Revenue growth, %

27%17%

EBITDA

(82.2m)

EBIT

(109.6m)63.8m(82.4m)
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

64.5m51.3m236.7m

Accounts Receivable

172.1m173.3m

Prepaid Expenses

16.8m7.7m

Inventories

99.4m112.7m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

47.2m51.5m29.9m41.0m(31.6m)3.4m(60.2m)23.8m12.6m25.3m50.2m39.7m14.3m(1.6m)(16.0m)(119.0m)13.6m5.5m50.2m(7.6m)(110.8m)71.8m479.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

44.0m40.4m

Inventories

(13.5m)(17.2m)

Accounts Payable

19.0m(22.3m)
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Laird Technologies Revenue Breakdown

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Laird Technologies revenue breakdown by business segment: 47.9% from Performance Materials, 18.1% from Wireless Systems and 34.0% from Connected Vehicle Solutions

Laird Technologies revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 25.3% from China, 15.0% from Germany, 33.0% from North America, 13.6% from Asia and Australia excluding China, 12.2% from Europe excluding Germany and 0.9% from Other

Laird Technologies Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Laird Technologies Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Laird Technologies Online and Social Media Presence

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Laird Technologies Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    62/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    58/100

  • Compensation

    F

    33/100

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Laird Technologies News and Updates

DuPont to Acquire Laird Performance Materials from Advent International

DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Advent International, one of the world's largest private equity firms, to acquire Laird Performance Materials for $2.3 billion which will be paid from existing cash balances. The transaction is expected to close i…

Laird connectivity adds 5G and CBRS functionality to the OC Series of rugged infrastructure antennas

Laird Connectivity has launched the latest model in the OC Series of rugged infrastructure antennas. The OC69421 offers expanded bandwidth omnidirectional coverage of the global cellular bands including 4G, 5G, and CBRS frequencies (698-4200 MHz). This is backed by Laird Connectivity’s industry lead…

Laird Thermal Systems Peltier coolers keep machine vision systems cool

Machine vision technology is enabling sophisticated object detection, recognition and collision avoidance systems for next-generation autonomous vehicles, drones and robotics. Using temperature-sensitive imaging sensors and cameras, machine vision systems require active cooling to deliver optimal im…

Laird Thermal Systems launches new company with Advent International investment

Laird Thermal Systems, an end-to-end thermal management solution provider, is now a fully-operational, independent business owned by Advent International. As a global organization, Laird Thermal Systems has the product portfolio, technical expertise, global manufacturing footprint and lifecycle serv…

Laird Controls simplifies industrial rail operations with quick connect remote-control locomotive system

Laird Controls has developed a portable remote-control system that allows one rail operator to easily and efficiently move locomotives throughout the rail operation. By enabling a single worker to pilot a locomotive, as opposed to three people in a work crew, the Transport QC quick connect remote co…

Laird continues global expansion by opening Romanian Design Center

Capitalizing on the region’s flourishing technology environment, Laird announced today it has opened a new Design Center in Bucharest, Romania to continue expanding the company’s global footprint and its leadership in automotive telematics, wireless in-vehicle charging, smartphone integration, and s…
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Laird Technologies Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Laird Technologies founded?

    Laird Technologies was founded in 1824.

  • How many employees does Laird Technologies have?

    Laird Technologies has 9,664 employees.

  • Who are Laird Technologies competitors?

    Competitors of Laird Technologies include ETS-Lindgren, Baylin Technologies and Rogers Corporation.

  • Where is Laird Technologies headquarters?

    Laird Technologies headquarters is located at 100 Pall Mall, London.

  • Where are Laird Technologies offices?

    Laird Technologies has offices in London, Carlsbad, Cedarburg, Chesterfield and in 31 other locations.

  • How many offices does Laird Technologies have?

    Laird Technologies has 37 offices.