RELX

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RELX is a company that provides information and analytics for professional and business customers. It operates through four segments: Scientific, Technical and Medical; Risk; Legal; and Exhibitions. The Scientific, Technical and Medical segment provides information and analytics to institutions and professionals. The Risk segment offers solutions and decision tools that combine public and industry-specific content with technology and analytics to evaluate and predict risk, as well as enhance operational efficiency. The Legal segment provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics. The Exhibitions segment is involved in the events business.

TypePublic
Founded1993
HQLondon, GB
Websiterelx.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)33,220
Job Openings4,553
Revenue (FY, 2021)£7.2 B(+2%)
Share Price (Apr 2022)£24.1
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at RELX

Erik Engstrom

Erik Engstrom

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh

Chief Executive Officer, Legal
Hugh M Jones

Hugh M Jones

Chief Executive Officer, Exhibitions
Mark Kelsey

Mark Kelsey

Chief Executive Officer, Risk
Henry Udow

Henry Udow

Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary
Nick Luff

Nick Luff

Chief Financial Officer, Director
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RELX Office Locations

RELX has offices in London, Cardiff, Exeter, Horsham and in 112 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, Charing Cross
Lancing, GB
Aspect House, Spencer Rd
Salzburg, AT
Am Messezentrum 6
Petaling Jaya, MY
Petaling Jaya
Amsterdam, NL
Radarweg 29
Alexandria, VA, US
Alexandria, VA, USA
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RELX Financials and Metrics

RELX Revenue

RELX's revenue was reported to be £7.24 b in FY, 2021
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2021)

7.2b

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

5.4b

Net income (FY, 2021)

1.5b

EBITDA (FY, 2021)

2.6b

EBIT (FY, 2021)

1.9b

Market capitalization (27-Apr-2022)

46.7b

Closing stock price (27-Apr-2022)

24.2

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

113.0m

EV

52.8b
RELX's current market capitalization is £46.7 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

7.5b7.9b7.1b7.2b

Cost of goods sold

(2.1b)(2.1b)(1.6b)(1.8b)

Gross profit

5.4b5.8b5.5b5.4b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Revenue

3.9b3.5b3.4b

Cost of goods sold

(1.0b)(885.0m)(821.0m)

Gross profit

2.9b2.6b2.6b
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

114.0m138.0m88.0m113.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.7b1.8b1.7b1.6b

Prepaid Expenses

224.0m264.0m251.0m326.0m

Inventories

212.0m217.0m240.0m253.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Cash

118.0m195.0m66.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.8b1.8b1.6b

Inventories

214.0m237.0m238.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

1.7b2.1b1.5b1.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

574.0m683.0m755.0m644.0m

Inventories

(7.0m)(14.0m)(18.0m)(13.0m)

Accounts Payable

27.0m79.0m(245.0m)(32.0m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Net Income

1.0b747.0m860.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

333.0m327.0m316.0m
GBPFY, 2018

EV/EBITDA

18.4 x

EV/EBIT

24 x

EV/CFO

23.5 x

Revenue/Employee

233.4k
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RELX Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Attracting Exhibitors (Exhibitions)

130 k130 k

Monthly Unique Visitors (Science Direct)

16 m17 m18 m

Participants (Exhibitions)

7 m7 m2.2 m

Sectors (Exhibitions)

434343

RELX Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SciBiteAugust 21, 2020£65 m
ThreatMetrixJanuary 29, 2018$817 m
Lex MachinaNovember 23, 2015
Adaptris GroupOctober 27, 2015
MLexJuly 28, 2015
KorbitecJune 23, 2015
Jewelers International ShowcaseJune 22, 2015
FircoSoftSeptember 29, 2014
AccuityNovember 01, 2011£343 m
ChoicePointFebruary 21, 2008$4.1 b
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RELX Revenue Breakdown

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RELX revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.3% from LEGAL, 27.3% from SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL & MEDICAL, 25.5% from RISK & BUSINESS INFORMATION, 5.5% from EXHIBITIONS and 25.5% from RISK

RELX Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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RELX Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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RELX Online and Social Media Presence

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RELX Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    80/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    83/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

  • Diversity

    B

    70/100

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RELX News and Updates

Relx Scores Foothold in Saudi Arabia Market

Relx International, the multinational vape firm that markets one of Asia’s best selling electronic cigarette brands, announced a new agreement with entities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to advance the sale and distribution of vape products in the country.

Relx snaps up Leeds software firm TruNarrative in £130m deal

Relx has snapped up Leeds-based software group TruNarrative as the FTSE media giant continues to beef up its business through The post Relx snaps up Leeds software firm TruNarrative in £130m deal appeared first on CityAM.

RELX interim results 2021

RELX, the global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools, reports results for the first half of 2021 and updates the full year outlook

RELX signs the climate pledge to become net zero by no later than 2040

RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers, reaffirms its commitment to climate action by signing The Climate Pledge to become net zero by no later than 2040

Relx hikes dividend but warns on exhibitions recovery

Relx today said it plans to lift its full-year dividend by three per cent after growth in its core analytics The post Relx hikes dividend but warns on exhibitions recovery appeared first on CityAM.

China E-Cigarette Firm Relx Technology Picks Citi For U.S. IPO

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RELX Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was RELX founded?

    RELX was founded in 1993.

  • Who are RELX key executives?

    RELX's key executives are Erik Engstrom, Mike Walsh and Hugh M Jones.

  • How many employees does RELX have?

    RELX has 33,220 employees.

  • What is RELX revenue?

    Latest RELX annual revenue is £7.2 b.

  • What is RELX revenue per employee?

    Latest RELX revenue per employee is £218.1 k.

  • Who are RELX competitors?

    Competitors of RELX include Wolters Kluwer, Kantar and Capita.

  • Where is RELX headquarters?

    RELX headquarters is located at Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, Charing Cross, London.

  • Where are RELX offices?

    RELX has offices in London, Cardiff, Exeter, Horsham and in 112 other locations.

  • How many offices does RELX have?

    RELX has 116 offices.