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Kin and Carta (previously the St Ives Group) is an international marketing services group. Together, the Group’s growing number of successful, dynamic businesses serve leading brands internationally, with offices in the UK, North America, China and Singapore.
We operate not as a single entity but as a group of market-leading businesses. Each has its own unique value proposition, yet each collaborates closely with the other Group businesses, providing the complementary services that add real value to our clients.
We work with international, consumer-facing brands across all major sectors. These include – retail & FMCG, healthcare & pharma, financial services, media, technology, automotive and charity. We help them determine their strategic direction, and design and deliver world-class solutions to match their specific requirements.
St Ives employs more than 3,000 people in the UK, North America and Asia.
The Group consists of 16 businesses.

TypePublic
Founded1964
HQLondon, GB
Websitekinandcarta.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2018)2,936(-16%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£178.4 M(+10%)

Key People/Management at Kin and Carta

J Schwan

J Schwan

CEO, Kin + Carta
Brad Gray

Brad Gray

CFO, Kin + Carta
Fiona Proudler

Fiona Proudler

CEO, Kin + Carta AmazeRealise
Kelly Manthey

Kelly Manthey

CEO, Kin + Carta Solstice
Daniel Joseph

Daniel Joseph

Founder and Strategy Director, Kin + Carta TAB
Rob Evans

Rob Evans

Founder and Strategy Director, Kin + Carta TAB
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Kin and Carta Office Locations

Kin and Carta has offices in London and Chicago
London, GB (HQ)
Tudor St
Chicago, US
111 N Canal St 7th Floor
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Kin and Carta Financials and Metrics

Kin and Carta Revenue

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Kin and Carta's revenue was reported to be £178.36 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

178.4m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

73.0m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

40.9%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(32.4m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

(15.8m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(28.2m)

Cash (31-Jul-2018)

14.4m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

328.8m364.0m368.5m452.2m473.2m498.2m466.8m437.2m410.3m419.5m401.3m425.0m391.2m386.8m291.5m297.2m329.5m322.7m330.7m344.6m367.5m162.9m178.4m

Revenue growth, %

4%7%

Cost of goods sold

247.4m268.0m270.3m331.5m340.1m361.1m357.0m328.6m306.2m315.7m303.9m320.5m287.9m311.4m219.8m221.9m241.8m225.5m227.8m229.7m262.5m101.7m105.4m

Gross profit

81.5m96.0m98.1m120.8m133.1m137.1m109.8m108.6m104.1m103.8m97.3m104.5m103.3m75.4m71.7m75.3m87.7m97.2m102.9m114.9m105.1m61.2m73.0m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

31.4m43.0m31.3m64.2m65.9m33.0m39.8m50.9m47.5m5.6m12.6m7.5m5.6m14.0m10.5m16.3m12.1m15.6m12.3m16.4m11.8m25.7m14.4m

Accounts Receivable

50.3m53.8m68.4m68.0m68.9m78.0m62.0m63.9m59.7m67.8m60.2m71.9m83.4m60.3m59.1m54.0m63.6m52.3m64.6m62.5m80.2m82.4m35.1m

Inventories

12.3m12.4m13.9m14.7m16.9m21.1m15.4m12.4m11.6m13.3m12.6m13.8m14.6m10.6m10.1m7.2m7.0m8.1m5.7m6.6m7.5m6.3m

Current Assets

98.9m114.1m120.6m155.3m158.0m141.6m124.6m134.1m149.8m121.8m92.2m103.5m123.9m99.5m91.5m88.6m108.7m92.0m97.6m99.5m112.8m123.1m61.3m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

28.8m33.5m35.4m41.1m47.5m41.7m15.8m22.5m3.0m2.8m14.8m20.4m14.5m(6.3m)11.2m13.8m4.8m5.6m10.5m5.6m(8.1m)(18.0m)(32.4m)

Cash From Operating Activities

58.2m70.9m65.8m92.3m93.4m81.6m73.2m60.0m40.2m41.8m59.7m29.5m29.2m29.3m36.8m19.9m966.0k35.9m25.9m26.5m14.5m27.1m25.8m

Dividends Paid

10.1m11.7m13.0m15.2m17.6m17.7m17.7m17.6m17.6m17.7m17.7m17.7m17.7m14.3m2.3m3.6m5.8m7.2m8.2m9.5m10.9m8.7m2.8m

Cash From Financing Activities

92.0k6.3m(2.2m)(2.4m)(12.0m)(5.0m)(338.0k)(1.1m)(254.0k)(2.8m)(24.9m)(7.7m)(10.4m)(27.5m)(22.3m)(17.1m)19.2m5.1m13.4m12.1m12.0m(23.3m)(40.0m)
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

50.8k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Kin and Carta Operating Metrics

Kin and Carta's Customers was reported to be 150 in FY, 2016.
FY, 2016

Customers

150
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Kin and Carta Revenue Breakdown

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Kin and Carta revenue breakdown by business segment: 18.7% from Books, 42.1% from Marketing Activation and 39.2% from Strategic Marketing

Kin and Carta Online and Social Media Presence

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Kin and Carta News and Updates

Shares in Kin and Carta slide as investment eats into profit

Shares in Kin and Carta dropped roughly 13 per cent after the digital transformation company warned on profits for the [...] The post Shares in Kin and Carta slide as investment eats into profit appeared first on CityAM.

Kin and Carta Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kin and Carta founded?

    Kin and Carta was founded in 1964.

  • Who are Kin and Carta key executives?

    Kin and Carta's key executives are J Schwan, Brad Gray and Fiona Proudler.

  • How many employees does Kin and Carta have?

    Kin and Carta has 2,936 employees.

  • What is Kin and Carta revenue?

    Latest Kin and Carta annual revenue is £178.4 m.

  • What is Kin and Carta revenue per employee?

    Latest Kin and Carta revenue per employee is £60.7 k.

  • Who are Kin and Carta competitors?

    Competitors of Kin and Carta include MediaCrossing, J.D. Power and Associates and Oribi.

  • Where is Kin and Carta headquarters?

    Kin and Carta headquarters is located at Tudor St, London.

  • Where are Kin and Carta offices?

    Kin and Carta has offices in London and Chicago.

  • How many offices does Kin and Carta have?

    Kin and Carta has 2 offices.