Proudly the official clothing provider to the Team Sky — both on and off the bike. Rapha creates the finest cycling clothing and accessories in the world. Everything we do is designed to celebrate the glory and suffering of road racing. As well as an online emporium of performance products, stories and photography, we also hold events and rides worldwide.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
323 (est)+5%
Rapha was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in London, GB

Rapha Office Locations

Rapha has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
18 Tileyard Rd

Rapha Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Rapha Financial Metrics

Rapha's revenue was reported to be £48.8 m in FY, 2016 which is a 26% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

48.8 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

23.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

853 k

Cash (31-Jan-2016)

5.7 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


28.4 m38.8 m48.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

14.8 m20.9 m25.1 m

Gross profit

13.6 m17.9 m23.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

12.8 m17.3 m22.4 m

Pre tax profit

605.7 k507.9 k1.1 m

Net Income

356.1 k593.7 k853 k
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.8 m4.2 m5.7 m

Accounts Receivable

782.5 k570.5 k499.9 k

Current Assets

10.7 m16.6 m22.4 m


1.2 m2.3 m2.4 m


1.3 m1.3 m2.2 m

Total Assets

13.2 m20.2 m27 m

Accounts Payable

3.1 m6.3 m8.6 m

Current Liabilities

6.6 m12.9 m18.9 m

Total Liabilities

7 m13.4 m19.2 m

Retained Earnings

356.1 k593.7 k853 k

Total Equity

6.2 m6.8 m7.8 m

Financial Leverage

2.1 x3 x3.5 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1 m2.9 m506.5 k

Cash From Financing Activities

3.1 m1.8 m3.2 m

Income Taxes Paid

(249.6 k)85.8 k(266.7 k)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

3.5 x

Traffic Overview of Rapha

Rapha Online and Social Media Presence

Rapha News and Updates

Bankers appointed for sale of former Team Sky cycle clothing supplier Rapha

Cycle-wear firm Rapha is gearing up for a sale, with bankers hired to weigh up the company’s future. Investment bank William Blair has been appointed for a process that is likely to lead to a sale, although an initial public offering (IPO) is also being considered. Rapha is partly owned by Act…

Timo Werner’s blatant dive overshadows leaders RB Leipzig’s victory over Schalke | Raphael Honigstein

Winger feels public fury after his first-minute free fall led to a penalty which he converted to put the Bundesliga’s top team ahead against SchalkeThrough on goal straight after kick-off, Timo Werner scuffed his shot, then instinctively took his second chance – albeit in less style. He arched his b…

St Raphael Resort

The luxury décor of this five-star hotel’s foyer cuts quite a dash and sets the scene for what’s to come after check-in. The gorgeous guestrooms, spa and gastro restaurants, some set in gardens a pebble skim from the beach, live up to the promise.

The Apple Pencil is changing Rapha’s design workflow

 If you’ve been looking for cycle clothing, chances are you’ve seen some of Rapha’s items. Rapha isn’t just a utilitarian clothing company and focuses on design to make cycle clothing a bit more sylish. And interestingly, Rapha’s head of design Alex Valdman has become a big Apple Pencil advocate. Ap…

Painting once written off as £20 copy reassessed as £20m Raphael

Madonna composition at National Trust’s Haddo House was spotted by a historian making a BBC TV seriesThe National Trust for Scotland has discovered in one of its stately homes a painting that art historians believe is likely to be a work by the Italian renaissance artist Raphael.The painting, a Mado…
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