Debenhams Overview

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 28,218


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 18

  • Investments
  • 3

Debenhams General Information


Operator of an online retail platform based in London, England. The company offers a range of products including fashion clothing, shoes, toys, accessories, cosmetics, gifts, electricals, home and furniture, thereby providing a comprehensive shopping experience for its customers.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Debenhams Retail Holdings Limited
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Internet Retail
Other Industries
Home Furnishings
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 49/51 Dale Street
  • Manchester M1 2HF
  • England, United Kingdom

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Debenhams Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Debenhams Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Operator of an online retail platform based in London, England. The company offers a range of products including fashion
Internet Retail
Manchester, United Kingdom
28,218 As of 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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Debenhams Competitors (29)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
The Net-A-Porter Group Formerly VC-backed London, United Kingdom 0000 000000&0
Yoox Net-a-Porter Group Formerly VC-backed Milan, Italy 0000 00000 000000000000
River Island Corporation London, United Kingdom 0000
French Connection Group Corporate Backed or Acquired London, United Kingdom 0000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Jack Wills Formerly PE-Backed Shirebrook, United Kingdom 0000 0000000000.
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Debenhams Patents

Debenhams Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-2321176-A Tea pot with baffle and hinged lid Active 20-Jan-1997 000000000 00
GB-9701091-D0 An improved teapot Active 20-Jan-1997 000000000
GB-2321176-B Beverage container with hinged lid Inactive 20-Jan-1997 A47G19/14 00

Debenhams Executive Team (18)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Sergio Bucher Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Daniel Finley Chief Executive Officer
Caroline Kelly Chief Financial Officer
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Debenhams Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
000000 000000 Debenhams Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
0000000 000000 Debenhams Board Member 000 0000
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Debenhams Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Debenhams Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Debenhams Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Blow 25-Sep-2017 00000 0000 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) 000000 00
Magasin du Nord 12-Nov-2009 0000000000 000.00 Internet Retail 000 00000
Roches Stores (9 Leasehold Stores in Ireland) 10-Aug-2006 Corporate Asset Purchase 000.00 Buildings and Property 000 00000
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Debenhams Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Debenhams Retirement Association Corporate Pension Taunton, United Kingdom 2000
Debenhams Ireland Pension & Life Assurance Scheme Corporate Pension Dublin, Ireland
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Debenhams Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Blow 25-Sep-2017 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
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Magasin du Nord 12-Nov-2009 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Completed
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Debenhams FAQs

  • Who is the CEO of Debenhams?

    Sergio Bucher and Daniel Finley are the CEOs of Debenhams.

  • Where is Debenhams headquartered?

    Debenhams is headquartered in Manchester, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Debenhams?

    Debenhams has 28,218 total employees.

  • What industry is Debenhams in?

    Debenhams’s primary industry is Internet Retail.

  • Is Debenhams a private or public company?

    Debenhams is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Debenhams?

    The current valuation of Debenhams is 000.00.

  • What is Debenhams’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Debenhams is 00000.

  • How much funding has Debenhams raised over time?

    Debenhams has raised $8.57B.

  • Who are Debenhams’s investors?

    CVC Capital Partners, Frasers Group, Hilco Capital, North Cove Partners, and Sculptor Capital Management are 5 of 6 investors who have invested in Debenhams.

  • Who are Debenhams’s competitors?

    The Net-A-Porter Group, Yoox Net-a-Porter Group, River Island, French Connection Group, and Jack Wills are some of the 29 competitors of Debenhams.

  • When was Debenhams acquired?

    Debenhams was acquired on 25-Jan-2021.

  • Who acquired Debenhams?

    Debenhams was acquired by Boohoo Group.

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