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Sage Group is a company that provides business management software and services for companies to manage their operations. It offers software and services for accounting and payroll, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and payments. The company serves business owners, bookkeepers, and finance directors.

HQNewcastle Upon Tyne, GB
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)11,647(-7%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£1.9 B(+5%)
Share Price (May 2021)£6.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Sage

Steve Hare

Steve Hare

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Jonathan Howell

Jonathan Howell

Chief Financial Officer
Derk Bleeker

Derk Bleeker

Chief Corporate Development Officer and Managing Director for Southern Europe
Greg Tett

Greg Tett

VP Investor Relations
Robert Reid

Robert Reid

Chairman, Mid-Market Solutions
Marcus Banks

Marcus Banks

Executive Vice President
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Sage Office Locations

Sage has offices in Newcastle Upon Tyne, London, Salford, Winnersh and in 46 other locations
Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB (HQ)
North Park
London, GB
32 London Bridge St
Salford, GB
1, Exchange Quay
Winnersh, GB
Sage House, Wharfedale Rd
Chatswood, AU
Level 11, Zenith Tower B, 821 Pacific Highway
Innaloo, AU
374 Scarborough Beach Rd
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Sage Financials and Metrics

Sage Revenue

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Sage's revenue was reported to be £1.94 b in FY, 2019 which is a 4.9% increase from the previous period.

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Sage's current market capitalization is £6.9 b.
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Sage Operating Metrics

Sage's Subscriptions was reported to be 1.2 m in H1, 2017.
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86 k173 k313 k382 k405 k431 k

Cloud Communications End Users

270 k
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Sage Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CakeHRNovember 29, 2019
AutoEntrySeptember 27, 2019
OCREXSeptember 27, 2019
Sage IntacctJuly 25, 2017$850 m
Exact Software Deutschland - PayrollJuly 21, 2017£12.9 m
CompassMarch 30, 2017
Fairsail LtdMarch 03, 2017
PAI GroupSeptember 22, 2014$158 m
Cenize InformaticaSeptember 21, 2012£3.9 m
Empresa Brasileira de SistemasSeptember 21, 2012£10.6 m
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Sage Revenue Breakdown

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Sage revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.6% from International, 33.0% from North America and 53.4% from Europe

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Sage's employees are reported to be approximately 55% female and 45% male.
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Sage Cybersecurity Score

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Sage Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Sage News and Updates

Sage Group completes £78m sale of US payroll business

The Sage Group Plc has completed the disposal of its US-based payroll outsourcing business. The deal, announced in January, saw Gateshead-based Sage transfer ownership of Sage Payroll Solutions (SPR) to workforce management software maker iSolved for £78m. SPR generated a turnover of £38m in the yea…

Sage Group enjoys ‘strong start’ to 2019 as Q1 revenues reach £465m

The Sage Group plc has increased quarterly revenues 7.6% as it continues to focus on a subscription-based business model. The Newcastle-headquartered software giant recorded a group organic revenue of £465m for the three months to December 31 2018. Sage’s Q1 recurring revenue came in at £387m, a yea…

Sage Group to sell its U.S. payroll outsourcing unit for $100 million

Sage Group Plc said on Tuesday it would sell its U.S. payroll outsourcing business for 78 million pounds ($100.08 million) as part of the software provider's strategy to focus on subscription services by moving more products to the cloud.

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Breaking: Sage Group names new CEO

Tech giant The Sage Group plc has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer. Steve Hare, who takes up the role with immediate effect, joined the Sage board in 2014 as chief financial officer. On August 31 this year, he assumed the additional post of interim chief operating officer w…
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Sage Blogs

Sales visits made easier: Integrate mapping applications and Sage CRM

Throughout the pandemic the existence of a robust customer relationship management (CRM) system has proven valuable to companies as they navigate the changing sales landscape. Unfortunately, route sales and customer visits were put on hold as a sales strategy. Now that we are turning the corner, too…

Grow on true cloud unfettered by vendor service queues

When we talk about scalability, we often think about the scalability of size, but a true cloud system also provides for the scalability of functionality. Let’s face it, your growing business doesn’t just increase the number of transactions it handles, it also increases the complexity and the diversi…

How proper construction project management saves on job costs

The construction industry is notorious for cost and time mismanagement. But efficient construction project management can help. The post How proper construction project management saves on job costs appeared first on Sage Advice US.

How you can boss your business and start taking control now

Running a small business is a lot like juggling. From manually filing paperwork and sending invoices, to making decisions about unpredictable errors that pop up along the way – trying to balance your time and your cash flow can quickly turn into loss of control of your financials. But if you want to…

Distributors can remain relevant in a direct-to-consumer world – but need more than a fancy e-commerce website

Tesla Motors. Inc has evolved from car manufacturer to technology company with its inspired direct-to-consumer approach (DTC).  Customers can order the luxury electric cars through their phones or from Tesla-owned showrooms, cutting out the franchised dealerships that other automobile companies use.…

What does your monthly WIP and forecasting meeting look like?

In construction, money is made in the field. The general ledger is just a scorecard. Realizing this, CFOs and controllers in construction companies are getting more engaged with their operations counterparts. One way some constructional financial managers (CFMs) are doing this is through a monthly w…
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Sage Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sage founded?

    Sage was founded in 1981.

  • Who are Sage key executives?

    Sage's key executives are Steve Hare, Jonathan Howell and Derk Bleeker.

  • How many employees does Sage have?

    Sage has 11,647 employees.

  • What is Sage revenue?

    Latest Sage annual revenue is £1.9 b.

  • What is Sage revenue per employee?

    Latest Sage revenue per employee is £166.2 k.

  • Who are Sage competitors?

    Competitors of Sage include Advanced, Pegasystems and Intuit.

  • Where is Sage headquarters?

    Sage headquarters is located at North Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

  • Where are Sage offices?

    Sage has offices in Newcastle Upon Tyne, London, Salford, Winnersh and in 46 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sage have?

    Sage has 50 offices.