St Ives 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.

London, GB
Size (employees)
3,508 (est)+3%
St Ives Group was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at St Ives Group

J Schwan

J Schwan

Chief Digital Officer

St Ives Group Office Locations

St Ives Group has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
Tudor St
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St Ives Group Financials and Metrics

St Ives Group Financials

St Ives Group's revenue was reported to be £393.15 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

393.2 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

108.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

(43.4 m)

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

(22.8 m)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(40.4 m)

Cash (28-Jul-2017)

25.7 m
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


329.5 m322.7 m330.7 m344.6 m367.5 m393.2 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

241.8 m225.5 m227.8 m229.7 m262.5 m284.3 m

Gross profit

87.7 m97.2 m102.9 m114.9 m105.1 m108.8 m
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


12.1 m15.6 m12.3 m16.4 m11.8 m25.7 m

Accounts Receivable

63.6 m52.3 m64.6 m62.5 m80.2 m82.4 m


7 m8.1 m5.7 m6.6 m7.5 m6.3 m

Current Assets

108.7 m92 m97.6 m99.5 m112.8 m123.1 m
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

4.8 m5.6 m10.5 m5.6 m(8.1 m)(43.4 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

966 k35.9 m25.9 m26.5 m14.5 m27.1 m

Dividends Paid

5.8 m7.2 m8.2 m9.5 m10.9 m8.7 m

Cash From Financing Activities

19.2 m5.1 m13.4 m12.1 m12 m(23.3 m)
GBPY, 2017


113.5 k

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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St Ives Group Operating Metrics

St Ives Group's Customers was reported to be 150 in FY, 2016.
FY, 2016


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