Premier Farnell

Premier Farnell is a company that distributes technology products and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair. It provides design, testing, compliance, manufacturing and logistics services. In addition, the Company distributes electronic components, spare parts and accessories. It provides engineering services through the element14 community. 

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyAvnet
HQLeeds, GB
Founded1939
Websitepremierfarnell.com
Premier Farnell was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Leeds, GB

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Key People/Management at Premier Farnell

Chris Breslin

Chris Breslin

President
Rob Rospedzihowski

Rob Rospedzihowski

VP of Sales, EMEA
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Premier Farnell Office Locations

Premier Farnell has offices in Leeds, Chicago, Sydney, Esch and in 25 other locations
Leeds, GB (HQ)
Farnell House Forge Lane
Sydney, AU
72 Ferndell Street Chester Hill
Esch, AT
Birkenstrasse 2
Grâce-Hollogne, BE
11 Rue de L'Aêropostale
Mississauga, CA
6375 Dixie Road Suite 202
Changning Qu, CN
666 Gui Bei Road, 3/F, Kirin Plaza Bldg
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Premier Farnell Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1939
Premier Farnell is a subsidiary of Avnet

Premier Farnell Revenue

Premier Farnell's revenue was reported to be £903.90 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5.1% increase from the previous period.
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

982.8m743.6m705.0m752.1m876.2m806.4m759.0m764.6m776.7m773.5m823.1m744.7m804.4m795.3m990.8m973.1m952.0m968.0m886.6m903.9m

Revenue growth, %

2%5%

Cost of goods sold

797.6m552.1m560.4m609.7m716.0m676.6m447.0m457.6m462.2m484.8m507.4m449.2m485.6m478.9m583.3m588.1m583.8m605.1m563.0m

Gross profit

185.2m191.5m144.6m142.4m160.2m129.8m312.0m307.0m314.5m288.7m315.7m295.5m318.8m316.4m407.5m385.0m368.2m362.9m323.6m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

321.6m36.0m35.0m35.7m37.6m28.1m29.6m31.7m27.9m40.5m32.2m37.6m39.6m26.6m33.4m116.9m131.6m42.8m43.8m28.5m

Accounts Receivable

102.1m99.9m95.3m110.4m130.6m111.6m104.5m102.9m112.5m121.9m110.4m104.5m109.8m109.1m123.7m122.0m113.9m112.3m122.8m109.3m

Inventories

137.8m170.7m146.6m135.0m156.8m152.9m147.8m151.0m158.1m163.2m162.7m154.5m194.3m175.2m214.7m214.5m216.4m236.0m260.9m247.7m

Current Assets

632.9m380.1m345.1m355.5m415.6m400.1m381.4m390.8m399.3m346.5m322.8m313.3m362.7m329.6m398.2m474.2m485.0m411.8m450.1m66.3m71.6m72.3m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

108.5m91.6m66.6m66.2m71.3m38.6m41.6m39.0m46.5m30.0m41.7m49.8m51.7m37.5m66.2m76.9m49.6m51.4m36.8m271.8m(80.1m)139.6m

Cash From Operating Activities

156.9m117.9m137.7m102.2m112.4m107.1m92.0m70.0m72.5m44.4m51.7m57.0m65.2m71.2m66.7m72.8m47.4m48.9m74.1m

Dividends Paid

51.4m57.8m47.7m48.2m49.8m50.6m43.4m39.2m39.2m32.6m32.6m32.7m34.0m34.0m34.7m37.8m37.9m38.1m38.2m31.6m236.3m236.3m

Cash From Financing Activities

878.6m(265.5m)(38.3m)500.0k600.0k37.2m(2.4m)16.5m5.4m(18.4m)(75.9m)(48.7m)(52.9m)(64.3m)14.8m900.0k(118.6m)(21.4m)(71.3m)
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Premier Farnell Operating Metrics

May, 2019Jul, 2019

Distribution Centers

6 6

Countries Covered

43 43

Countries (Facilities)

38 38

Websites

48 48
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Premier Farnell Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
AVID TechnologiesMarch 23, 2014
CadSoft ComputerSeptember 24, 2009£10.90 m

Premier Farnell Online and Social Media Presence

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Premier Farnell News and Updates

Premier Farnell takes over management of major Leeds distribution centre

Today (April 4), development distributor, Premier Farnell has revealed a key milestone in the construction of its new distribution centre in Leeds. Muse Developments, the developers of Logic Leeds, where the new distribution centre is located, has handed the building keys over to the company. Nick W…

Premier Farnell Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Premier Farnell founded?

    Premier Farnell was founded in 1939.

  • Who are Premier Farnell key executives?

    Premier Farnell's key executives are Chris Breslin and Rob Rospedzihowski.

  • Who are Premier Farnell competitors?

    Competitors of Premier Farnell include Electrocomponents, TT Electronics and discoverIE.

  • Where is Premier Farnell headquarters?

    Premier Farnell headquarters is located at Farnell House Forge Lane , Leeds.

  • Where are Premier Farnell offices?

    Premier Farnell has offices in Leeds, Chicago, Sydney, Esch and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does Premier Farnell have?

    Premier Farnell has 29 offices.