Wolters Kluwer is a global information services company, that provides information, software and services to legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance and healthcare professionals. The Company's four operating divisions are based on strategic customer segments: Health, Tax & Accounting, Governance, Risk & Compliance, and Legal & Regulatory. Wolters Kluwer's product portfolio offers software tools coupled with content and services that enable its customers to make evidence-based decisions, through workflow management solutions, regulatory information, analytics and reporting, tailored to the specifics of their industry.

TypePublic
HQAlphen aan den Rijn, NL
Founded1836
Size (employees)19,000 (est)+4%
Websitewolterskluwer.com
Wolters Kluwer was founded in 1836 and is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, NL
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Key People/Management at Wolters Kluwer

Andres Sadler

Andres Sadler

CEO, Global Business
Corinne Saunders

Corinne Saunders

CEO, Emerging & Developing Markets Wolters Kluwer
Nancy McKinstry

Nancy McKinstry

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board
Stacey Caywood

Stacey Caywood

CEO, Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Solutions
Richard Flynn

Richard Flynn

CEO of Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance Solutions
Karen Abramson

Karen Abramson

CEO, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting
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Wolters Kluwer Office Locations

Wolters Kluwer has offices in Madison, Bellevue, Front Royal, Sandy and in 133 other locations
Alphen aan den Rijn, NL (HQ)
2 Zuidpoolsingel
Alphen aan den Rijn, NL
3 Pr. Margrietlaan
Hoevelaken, NL
9 De Beek
Hoorn, NL
46 Noorderstraat
Nijehaske, NL
27A Businesspark Friesland-West
Rotterdam, NL
219 Vissersdijk
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Wolters Kluwer Financials and Metrics

Wolters Kluwer Revenue

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Wolters Kluwer's revenue was reported to be €4.42 b in FY, 2017 which is a 2.9% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2017)

4.4b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

2.9%

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

3.1b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

69.8%

Net income (FY, 2017)

671.0m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

869.0m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

1.0b

EV

14.1b
Annual
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

3.7b4.2b4.3b4.4b

Revenue growth, %

15%2%3%

Cost of goods sold

1.2b1.3b1.3b1.3b

Gross profit

2.5b2.9b3.0b3.1b
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Revenue

2.0b2.0b2.2b

EBIT

281.0m317.0m396.0m

EBIT margin, %

14%16%18%

Net Income

162.0m199.0m266.0m
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

5.4b812.0m940.0m1.0b

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.3b1.4b1.3b

Inventories

120.0m140.0m118.0m95.0m

Current Assets

1.9b2.3b2.5b2.7b
Annual
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

474.0m423.0m490.0m671.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

332.0m385.0m360.0m396.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

663.0m843.0m927.0m940.0m

Cash From Investing Activities

(340.0m)(373.0m)(669.0m)(409.0m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

84.0m96.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

340.0m366.0m441.0m

Free Cash Flow

265.0m345.0m
EURY, 2017

EV/EBIT

16.2 x

EV/CFO

15 x

EV/FCF

19.3 x

Revenue/Employee

238.4k

Financial Leverage

3.6 x
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Wolters Kluwer Operating Metrics

Wolters Kluwer's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 79.6 k in FY, 2015.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Mar, 2018Q1, 2018

Enterprise Customers

79.58 k

Countries

180 180 180 180

Customers (Healthcare professionals)

1 m1 m

Customers (Accounting firms)

210 k800 k
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Wolters Kluwer Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Emmi SolutionsOctober 04, 2016$170 m
CPE linkJune 01, 2016
EnablonMay 31, 2016$250 m
Acclipse
DataCert
Effacts
FinArch
FRSGlobal
Profsoft Tecnologia S.A.
SmartLaw Media
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Wolters Kluwer Revenue Breakdown

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Wolters Kluwer revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.7% from Legal & Regulatory , 24.4% from Governance, Risk & Compliance, 28.4% from Tax & Accounting and 26.4% from Health

Wolters Kluwer revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.0% from Asia Pacific, 61.0% from North America, 31.0% from Europe and 2.0% from Other

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Wolters Kluwer Online and Social Media Presence

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Wolters Kluwer News and Updates

Wolters Kluwer Opens Registration for Educational Webinar on Wireless and Wireline Broadband Deployment

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced that registration is open for its upcoming webinar, "Funding and Facilitating Wireless and Wireline Broadband Deployment." Featuring a panel of acclaimed industry experts, the webinar will focus ...

Wolters Kluwer Thought Leader to Moderate Panel at ARK Group's 14th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession Conference

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. Vice President and General Manager of Legal Markets and Innovation Dean Sonderegger will moderate a panel, entitled "Driving to Value: Assessing the Benefit of AI and other Technology Solutions to the Firm" at...

Wolters Kluwer launches Vanceo Mortgage

Wolters Kluwer today announced the launch of its newest solution, Vanceo Mortgage, an easy-to-use lo...

Land Bank of Taiwan in Singapore switches on Wolters Kluwer OneSumX for reg reporting

Land Bank of Taiwan’s Singapore Branch has chosen Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting...

Wolters Kluwer N.V.: Share Buyback Transaction Details October 11 – 17, 2018

Share Buyback Transaction Details October 11 – 17, 2018

Wolters Kluwer Launches Distribution Tracking Software for ftwilliam.com

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. has announced the launch of Distribution Tracking Software (DTS) for ftwilliam.com. Built in close consultation with retirement service providers, DTS is sophisticated tracking software that simplifies the...
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Wolters Kluwer Company Life and Culture

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