Robert Walters

Over the last 30 years Robert Walters has grown and so have our ambitions. We now employ over 2,900 talented staff across 24 countries. Businesses world-wide rely on us to find the very best specialist professionals to drive their business forward. Why? Because those same professionals trust us to manage their long-term careers.

We're proud to be a world-leading recruitment consultancy but we also have a successful recruitment outsourcing business called Resource Solutions and a clerical recruitment brand operating in Europe and Brazil called Walters People. 

Our philosophy: 

We don't aim to be the biggest recruitment consultancy but we do aim to be the best. We help businesses build powerful teams that deliver against exceptionally high standards by holding ourselves up to those same values. Quality and integrity are our watchwords and we like to think we're different. Here's a flavour of why: 

• We have specialist recruitment teams who are experts in their area. Whether they're recruiting in accountancy, HR or legal, you won't find them working outside their area of expertise 
• Our consultants don't work on commission, but instead rely on team work to ensure the right person is placed in the right job 
• We will never send out your CV without express permission. Quite simply, we don't think it's right 

We're proud of what we've achieved so far. But we don't look back, we're always innovating: 

• We were the first recruitment consultancy to launch a recruitment outsourcing business 
• The first to launch a Global Salary Survey 
• We were the first to launch a salary checker app for iPhone and launched a Manga interview app 
• We sponsor and support a range of initiatives from the British & Irish Lions to the North Bondi Life Saving Club in Australia and Macmillan Cancer Support
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
London, GB
Size (employees)
3,495 (est)+21%
Robert Walters is headquartered in London, GB

Robert Walters Office Locations

Robert Walters has an office in London

Robert Walters Data and Metrics

Robert Walters Financial Metrics

Robert Walters's revenue was reported to be £812.7 m in FY, 2015 which is a 20% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2015)

812.7 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

20%

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

234.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

29%

Net income (FY, 2015)

15.3 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

307 m

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)

4.4

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

43.4 m
Robert Walters's current market capitalization is £307 m.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

597.7 m679.6 m812.7 m

Revenue growth, %

14%20%

Cost of goods sold

398.5 m464.3 m578.3 m

Gross profit

199.2 m215.3 m234.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

33%32%29%

Pre tax profit

10.1 m18.2 m22.4 m

Net Income

6.2 m11.3 m15.3 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash

30.1 m38.2 m43.4 m

Accounts Receivable

117.1 m122.7 m138.9 m

Current Assets

185.7 m206.6 m236.3 m

PP&E

18.3 m16.4 m16.5 m

Goodwill

9.5 m9.6 m10.8 m

Total Assets

213.5 m232.5 m263.6 m

Accounts Payable

3.8 m5.5 m8 m

Current Liabilities

138.6 m153.5 m170 m

Total Liabilities

139.7 m155.1 m172 m

Retained Earnings

2.3 m7.2 m10.6 m

Total Equity

73.9 m77.4 m91.7 m

Financial Leverage

2.9 x3 x2.9 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

16.4 m8 m15.8 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(7.1 m)4.3 m(3.9 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(3.9 m)(6.9 m)(7.1 m)
GBPY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

297.9 k

Financial Leverage

2.9 x

Robert Walters Market Value History

Robert Walters Median Salaries

Source: 17 public H-1B filings from Robert Walters

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