Wolters Kluwer is a global information services company. The Company provides information, software, and services that help legal, tax, finance, and healthcare professionals make their most critical decisions effectively and with confidence. It serves legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare markets. Among the Company's market-leading solutions are Taxprep, Cantax, ProSystem fx Practice Management, CCH Engagement, CCH Document, and the IntelliConnect research platform.

Type
Public
HQ
Alphen aan den Rijn, NL
Founded
1836
Size (employees)
19,000 (est)+4%
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 Financials

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)

4.4 b

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

2.9%

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

3.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

69.8%

Net income (FY, 2017)

671 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

869 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

12 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

41.8

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

1 b

EV

14.1 b
Wolters Kluwer's current market capitalization is €12 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

3.7 b4.2 b4.3 b4.4 b

Revenue growth, %

15%2%3%

Cost of goods sold

1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

Gross profit

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

Revenue

2 b2 b2.2 b

EBIT

281 m317 m396 m

EBIT margin, %

14%16%18%

Net Income

162 m199 m266 m
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

5.4 b812 m940 m1 b

Accounts Receivable

1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b

Inventories

120 m140 m118 m95 m

Current Assets

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

Net Income

474 m423 m490 m671 m

Depreciation and Amortization

332 m385 m360 m396 m

Cash From Operating Activities

663 m843 m927 m940 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(340 m)(373 m)(669 m)(409 m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

84 m96 m

Cash From Operating Activities

340 m366 m441 m

Free Cash Flow

265 m345 m
EURY, 2017

EV/EBIT

16.2 x

EV/CFO

15 x

EV/FCF

19.3 x

Revenue/Employee

238.4 k

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 Solutions October 04, 2016$170 m
CPE link June 01, 2016
Enablon May 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 Enhances Kluwer Arbitration Awards Database in Partnership with Arbitrator Intelligence

NEW YORK, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. announced that it has significantly increased its coverage of international Arbitral Awards in partnership with Arbitrator Intelligence. Available on www.kluwerarbitration.com, the world's leading research...

Wolters Kluwer's Blue Chip Economic Indicators Panelists Anticipate Hikes in Federal Interest Rates

NEW YORK, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-two of the 53 panelists for Wolters Kluwer's Blue Chip Economic Indicators June issue anticipate that the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce a 25 basis point hike in interest rates at the conclusion of its June 12-13...

Wolters Kluwer's Blue Chip Economic Indicators Panelists Anticipate Hikes in Federal Interest Rates

NEW YORK, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-two of the 53 panelists for Wolters Kluwer's Blue Chip Economic Indicators June issue anticipate that the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce a 25 basis point hike in interest rates at the conclusion of its June 12-13...

Wolters Kluwer acquires Firecracker for its medical education platform

Used by about 20 percent of medical students, the platform features a data-driven approach to support medical students on high-level exams.

Wolters Kluwer to present on Artificial Intelligence at General Counsel Roundtable

Wolters Kluwer will be speaking about the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for General Counsels at a major legal industry event taking part in Geneva this Friday. The company, through its Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions […]

Wolters Kluwer Health CEO: Value-based care an opportunity disguised as a challenge

While value-based care is often seen as a challenge, Diana Nole feels it’s an opportunity to shift into improving outcomes and improving quality.
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