RWS is Europe’s leading provider of intellectual property support services (patent translations and technical searches) and commercial translations. Specialist divisions service the diverse needs of a multinational client base in the aerospace, automotive, chemical, defence, electronics, financial, insurance, legal, medical, pharmaceutical and telecoms industries.
RWS has its headquarters in the UK and is supported by offices in France, Germany, Switzerland, USA, Japan and China. RWS was the first translation company to gain ISO:9000 Accreditation, is four times winner of the Queen’s Award for Industry: International Trade and is listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market.

Chalfont Saint Peter, GB
Size (employees)
908 (est)+3%
Rws Holdings was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Chalfont Saint Peter, GB
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Rws Holdings Office Locations

Rws Holdings has offices in London, Alnwick, Bloxham, Rizhao Shi and in 11 other locations
Chalfont Saint Peter, GB (HQ)
Chiltern Hill
Alnwick, GB
Lionheart Enterprise Park
Bloxham, GB
Barford Rd Bloxham Business Centre
London, GB
Tavistock House Tavistock Square
Sydney, AU
12 45 Clarence St
Rizhao Shi, CN
Shan Dong Dong Lu
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Rws Holdings Financials and Metrics

Rws Holdings Financials

Rws Holdings's revenue was reported to be £164.04 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

164 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

71.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

24.6 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

41.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

34 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

982.2 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2017)

20.1 m
Rws Holdings's current market capitalization is £982.2 m.
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


46.2 m54.1 m55.3 m60.6 m65.4 m68.8 m77.4 m93.6 m95.2 m122 m164 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

26.9 m31.7 m30.1 m33.4 m36.9 m39.6 m45.6 m56.8 m57.7 m69.8 m92.3 m

Gross profit

19.3 m22.4 m25.3 m27.2 m28.5 m29.2 m31.8 m36.8 m37.5 m52.2 m71.8 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

7.8 m9.6 m14.5 m9.7 m11.1 m12.7 m15.9 m15.2 m15.5 m19.3 m24.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

8.9 m10 m10.9 m9.1 m12.5 m13.6 m16.2 m18 m19.2 m24.4 m28.4 m

Dividends Paid

3 m3.6 m4.4 m1.3 m5.9 m6.7 m7.6 m8.7 m10.6 m12.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

1.1 m(3.2 m)(4.4 m)(4.9 m)(5.9 m)(6.7 m)(7.6 m)(8.7 m)(9.8 m)19.4 m42.2 m
GBPY, 2017


190.5 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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