Laird is a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat, and enable connectivity in mission critical systems through wireless applications and antenna systems. It operates through three segments: Performance Materials, Connected Vehicle Solutions, and Wireless and Thermal Systems. The Company's products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry.

Parent Company
Advent International
London, GB
Laird was founded in 1824 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Laird Office Locations

Laird has offices in Chesterfield, Hong Kong and London
London, GB (HQ)
100 Pall Mall
Hong Kong, HK
7/F Langham Place Shopping Mall 8 Argyle St
Chesterfield, US
700 16401 Swingley Ridge Rd
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Laird Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

Laird is a subsidiary of Advent International

Laird Financials

Laird's revenue was reported to be £448.30 m in FY, 2017
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


528.8 m567.4 m586 m249.6 m243.5 m564.9 m630.4 m395 m448.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

518.7 m571 m680.8 m227.1 m230.5 m506.3 m607.9 m504.6 m384.5 m


45.7 m36.3 m(57.7 m)22.5 m13 m92.8 m60.3 m(57.4 m)88.5 m
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


53.7 m54.6 m70.6 m101.4 m66 m64 m68.8 m64.5 m51.3 m

Accounts Receivable

105.5 m119.9 m122.5 m109.4 m102 m117.6 m123.9 m172.1 m173.3 m


49.6 m60.9 m57.3 m50.7 m52.1 m60.2 m66 m99.4 m112.7 m

Current Assets

225.6 m253.7 m270.5 m280.5 m222.6 m271.9 m283.5 m374 m419.2 m
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(1.6 m)(16 m)(119 m)13.6 m5.5 m50.2 m(7.6 m)(110.8 m)71.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

53 m51.7 m40.1 m19.7 m60.3 m86 m61.5 m68.8 m

Dividends Paid

14 m19.4 m14.1 m17.7 m32.6 m33.8 m35.5 m5.5 m

Cash From Financing Activities

28.1 m9.8 m24.3 m(17.9 m)2.9 m(15.5 m)28.5 m(25.5 m)
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Laird Revenue Breakdown

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Laird revenue breakdown by business segment: 62.6% from Performance Materials and 37.4% from Wireless Systems

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Laird Online and Social Media Presence

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Laird News and Updates

New Thermoelectric Module Series from Laird designed for high temperature environments

Laird has expanded its thermoelectric module (TEM) product family to protect critical electronic devices in emerging applications found in high-temperature environments. This typically occurs in outdoor environments where heat generated from surrounding electronics exceeds the temperature of sensiti…

General Motors recognizes Laird for performance, quality, and innovation

Laird was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony Friday, April 20, in Orlando, Florida. GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value, or br…

Laird Talks About Rescuing People From Hawaii's Floods

The Kauai resident puts the catastrophic damage into perspective, after rescuing 75 people himself

Automobile Antenna Market - increasing demand with Industry Professionals: Kathrein, Harada, Laird, Yokowa

The study provides company profiling, product picture and specifications, sales, market share and contact information of key manufacturers of Global Automobile Antenna Market, some of them listed here are Kathrein, Harada, Laird, Yokowa. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

UK hires team to stop destroyers from breaking down at sea

An industry team led by BAE Systems has been contracted to fix long-running propulsion problems that have blighted the reliability of the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer fleet.
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