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Wolters Kluwer is a company providing professional information, software solutions, and services. The product portfolio comprises software tools coupled with content and services that enable its customers to make decisions through workflow management solutions, regulatory information, analytics, and reporting. The company serves healthcare, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors.
TypePublic
Founded1836
HQAlphen aan den Rijn, NL
Websitewolterskluwer.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Culture scoreC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)19,000(+8%)
Job Openings323
Revenue (FY, 2019)€4.6 B(+9%)
Share Price (May 2020)€67.1

Key People/Management at Wolters Kluwer

David Gardner

David Gardner

Vice President - Technology
George Dessing

George Dessing

Executive Vice President, Treasury & Risk
Shasha Chang

Shasha Chang

Chief Executive Officer, China
Meg Geldens

Meg Geldens

Vice President, Investor Relations
Kevin Entricken

Kevin Entricken

CFO and Member of the Executive Board
Dennis Cahill

Dennis Cahill

Chief Technology Officer, Digital eXperience Group
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Wolters Kluwer Office Locations

Wolters Kluwer has offices in Alphen aan den Rijn, Irvine, Minneapolis, New York and in 30 other locations
Alphen aan den Rijn, NL (HQ)
2 Zuidpoolsingel
Macquarie Park, AU
66 Talavera Rd
Melbourne, AU
Lvl 4/461 Bourke St
Wien, AT
10 Technologiestraße
Gent, BE
Gaston Crommenlaan 8/bus 11Zuiderpoort Office
Mechelen, BE
Motstraat 30
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Wolters Kluwer Financials and Metrics

Wolters Kluwer Revenue

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Wolters Kluwer's revenue was reported to be €4.61 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8.3% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2019)

4.6b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

8.3%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

3.2b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

70%

Net income (FY, 2019)

669.0m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

908.0m

Market capitalization (21-May-2020)

17.7b

Closing stock price (21-May-2020)

67.1

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

899.0m

EV

20.0b
Wolters Kluwer's current market capitalization is €17.7 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.3b4.4b4.3b4.6b

Revenue growth, %

2%3%(4%)8%

Cost of goods sold

1.3b1.3b1.3b1.4b

Gross profit

3.0b3.1b3.0b3.2b
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

2.2b2.0b2.2b

Cost of goods sold

672.0m611.0m672.0m

Gross profit

1.5b1.4b1.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

69%70%70%
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

940.0m1.0b783.0m899.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.3b1.0b1.1b

Inventories

118.0m95.0m75.0m73.0m

Current Assets

2.5b2.7b2.3b2.5b
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

1.0b654.0m828.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.0b889.0m

Inventories

110.0m72.0m76.0m

Current Assets

2.3b1.8b2.2b
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

490.0m671.0m657.0m669.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

360.0m396.0m395.0m475.0m

Inventories

(2.0m)

Accounts Payable

(11.0m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

266.0m359.0m303.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

190.0m179.0m208.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

342.0m319.0m436.0m

Capital Expenditures

(96.0m)(88.0m)(100.0m)
EURY, 2019

EV/EBIT

22 x

EV/CFO

18.1 x

EV/FCF

22.8 x

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 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, 2015Mar, 2018

Enterprise Customers

79.58 k

Customers (Healthcare professionals)

1 m1 m

Customers (Accounting Firms)

210 k800 k

Customers (Legal Professionals)

600 k
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Wolters Kluwer Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
LegiswayOctober 31, 2018
eVision Industry SoftwareOctober 30, 2018
TagetikApril 06, 2017
Emmi SolutionsOctober 04, 2016$170 m
CPE linkJune 01, 2016
EnablonMay 31, 2016$250 m
Acclipse
CCH Group
DataCert
Effacts
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Wolters Kluwer Revenue Breakdown

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Wolters Kluwer revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.5% from Legal & Regulatory , 23.2% from Governance, Risk & Compliance, 30.6% from Tax & Accounting and 25.7% from Health

Wolters Kluwer revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.0% from Asia Pacific, 61.0% from North America, 27.0% from Europe and 6.0% from Other

Wolters Kluwer Online and Social Media Presence

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Wolters Kluwer Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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Wolters Kluwer News and Updates

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. Wins Two Stevie Awards in 2020 American Business Awards®

NEW YORK, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. has won Stevie Awards for two groundbreaking legal solutions as part of The 2020 American Business Awards®. The accolades include a Gold Stevie Award for the Sexual Harassment & Workplace Compliance Suite on...

Aegean Baltic Bank of Greece chooses Wolters Kluwer for regulatory reporting and risk management

Aegean Baltic Bank of Greece (ABB) has chosen Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting and...

Hong Kong virtual bank ZA selectes Wolters Kluwer for regulatory reporting

ZA Bank, the first virtual bank in Hong Kong, has chosen Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for Regulatory Rep...

Wolters Kluwer Launches COVID-19 Digital Resource to Navigate Federal and State Developments

NEW YORK, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. has just launched a COVID-19 Smart Chart™, the first free digital resource of its kind that offers a comprehensive listing of state and federal laws, executive orders, and regulations related to the pandemic....

Wolters Kluwer and Vizor Software form regulatory reporting partnership in Singapore

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting (FRR) business and Vizor Software, today announced a part...

Wolters Kluwer creates Covid-19 related compliance resource

Wolters Kluwer’s Compliance Program Management (CPM) business has today launched COVID-19 Noteworthy...
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Wolters Kluwer Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wolters Kluwer founded?

    Wolters Kluwer was founded in 1836.

  • Who are Wolters Kluwer key executives?

    Wolters Kluwer's key executives are David Gardner, George Dessing and Shasha Chang.

  • How many employees does Wolters Kluwer have?

    Wolters Kluwer has 19,000 employees.

  • What is Wolters Kluwer revenue?

    Latest Wolters Kluwer annual revenue is €4.6 b.

  • What is Wolters Kluwer revenue per employee?

    Latest Wolters Kluwer revenue per employee is €242.7 k.

  • Who are Wolters Kluwer competitors?

    Competitors of Wolters Kluwer include RELX, SAI Global and Capita.

  • Where is Wolters Kluwer headquarters?

    Wolters Kluwer headquarters is located at 2 Zuidpoolsingel, Alphen aan den Rijn.

  • Where are Wolters Kluwer offices?

    Wolters Kluwer has offices in Alphen aan den Rijn, Irvine, Minneapolis, New York and in 30 other locations.

  • How many offices does Wolters Kluwer have?

    Wolters Kluwer has 38 offices.