Unilever produces and supplies fast moving consumer goods in food, and home and personal care product categories in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa. It offers soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, olive oil, margarines, spreads, and frozen foods, as well as cooking products, such as liquid margarines under Knorr, Hellmann's, Becel/Flora, Rama/Blue Band, Calvé, WishBone, Amora, Ragù, and Bertolli brands. The company also provides ice creams under the international Heart brand, including Cornetto, Magnum, Carte d'Or and Solero, Wall's, Kibon, Algida, Ola, Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, Klondike, and Popsicle brands; tea-based beverages under Lipton, Brooke Bond, and PG Tips brands; weight management products under Slim-Fast brand; and nutritionally enhanced products under Annapurna and AdeS/Adez brands. In addition, it offers personal care products, including deodorants, anti-perspirants, skin care, and hair care products under Dove, Lux, Rexona, Sunsilk, Axe, Pond's, Suave, Clear, Lifebuoy, and Vaseline brands, as well as oral care products under Signal and Close Up brands. Further, the company provides laundry products, such as tablets, powders, liquids, and soap bars under Omo, Surf, Comfort, Radiant, Skip, and Snuggle brands; and household care products, including surface cleaners and bleach under Cif, Domestos, and Sun/Sunlight brands. It also offers solutions for professional chefs and caterers. The company sells its products through its sales force, independent brokers, agents, and distributors to chain, wholesale, co-operative, and independent grocery accounts; and food service distributors and institutions. It also distributes its products through a network of distribution centers, satellite warehouses, company-operated and public storage facilities, and depots.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
168,832 (est)
Unilever is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Unilever

Paul Polman

Paul Polman

Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Marc Huët

Jean-Marc Huët

Chief Financial Officer
Michael Treschow

Michael Treschow

Chairman, Unilever N.V. and PLC

Unilever Office Locations

Unilever has offices in London, Karachi, Englewood Cliffs, Leatherhead and in 108 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
100 Victoria Embankment
Ho Chi Minh City, VN
156 Nguyen Luong Bang Avenue, Tan Phu Ward, District 7
Moscow, RU
Sergeya Makeeva Str. 13
Mexico City, MX
R. De R.L. De C.V., Tamarindos 150 Col., Bosques De Las Lomas, Deleg., Cuajimalpa
Hamburg, DE
Strandkai 1
Dubai, AE
Fze P.O. Box 17055 Jebel Ali
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Unilever Data and Metrics

Unilever Financial Metrics

Unilever's revenue was reported to be £2 b in FY, 2015 which is a 7% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

319.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

83 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

158.9 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

885 k
Unilever's current market capitalization is $158.9 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


2.1 b2.1 b2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.6 b1.8 b1.7 b

Gross profit

531.8 m369.7 m319.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

438.7 m289.4 m242.3 m

Pre tax profit

75.7 m97.9 m96.2 m

Net Income

54 m79.4 m83 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


868 k885 k

Accounts Receivable

112.3 m97.2 m85.6 m

Current Assets

899 m541.1 m734.3 m


552.1 m595.2 m530.2 m


356.1 m354.4 m336.1 m

Total Assets

1.8 b1.5 b1.6 b

Accounts Payable

182.4 m124.2 m139.9 m

Current Liabilities

635.9 m415.5 m450.9 m

Total Liabilities

665.3 m464.3 m490.9 m

Retained Earnings

54 m(120.6 m)83 m

Total Equity

1.1 b1 b1.1 b

Financial Leverage

1.6 x1.5 x1.4 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Income Taxes Paid

(21.7 m)(18.4 m)(13.2 m)
GBPY, 2015


13.7 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

Unilever Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Sir Kensington’sApril 20, 2017
Living ProofDecember 16, 2016
Dollar Shave ClubJuly 19, 2016$1 b

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