Founded on the 16th August 1979, Shields is a privately owned company. Each Shields facility is certified to one or more of the following: ISO9001, TL9000, ISO14001, R2/RIOS or OHSAS18001. Copies of the EOH&S MS policy and other certifications are available upon request. We invite you to find out more about us, our customer satisfaction, our quality solutions, the value we place upon Corporate Social Responsibility and our on-going commitment to strong business practices. During our lifetime we created the first mobile phone take back scheme in the UK and successfully floated this business on the AIM London Stock Exchange in 2005. Since 2005 we have focused on fixed and mobile telecom networks, providing solutions that enable efficiencies by: Supplying equipment at 20%-50% of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) prices with assets that are available in our inventory today Generating value from surplus assets and creating a new revenue stream for Operators Providing OEM agnostic services both in our test labs as well as on customer’s sites Developing software that drives behavior and decisions to lower OPEX and CAPEX
Company Growth (employees)
Aveley, GB
Size (employees)
191 (est)+3%
Shields was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Aveley, GB

Shields Office Locations

Shields has offices in Aveley and Sanford
Aveley, GB (HQ)
Purfleet Industrial Park London Rd
Sanford, US
4150 Church St
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Shields Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Shields Financials

Shields's revenue was reported to be £702 k in FY, 2015 which is a 39% decrease from the previous period.

Net income (FY, 2016)

36 k

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

36 k

EBIT (FY, 2016)

36 k
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


148 k120 k456 k793 k926 k1 m1.2 m702 k

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

287 k199 k348 k1.1 m677 k956 k926 k747 k


(42 k)(102 k)(37 k)167 k(239 k)362 k157 k310 k(42 k)36 k
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1 m1.3 m2 m1.1 m385 k1.2 m1.2 m850 k317 k

Accounts Receivable

5 k

Current Assets

2.5 m2.5 m2.1 m2.3 m1.3 m2.3 m1.9 m2 m1.3 m1 m


63 k21 k248 k191 k2.8 m2.7 m3.1 m3 m3 m3 m
    GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

    Net Income

    (118 k)11 k5 k3 m(346 k)1.2 m32 k151 k(823 k)36 k

    Cash From Operating Activities

    (81 k)(214 k)1 k(355 k)937 k(134 k)832 k(188 k)844 k

    Dividends Paid

    400 k205 k160 k

    Cash From Financing Activities

    935 k319 k916 k(502 k)1 m(68 k)(98 k)(63 k)(1.3 m)
      Y, 2016

      Financial Leverage

      2.1 x
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