Poundland Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1990

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 18,029


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO
  • (Cancelled)

  • Financing Rounds
  • 11

  • Investments
  • 6

Poundland General Information


Retailer of consumer products based in Walsall, United Kingdom. The company offers health, beauty, house, home and pet, food, drink, greeting cards, stationery, leisure, party and celebration, entertainment, and other products.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Pound Land Limited, Poundland PLC, The ISE Group PLC
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Internet Retail
Other Industries
Department Stores
Former Stock Listing
Corporate Office
  • Poundland CSC, 60 Midland Road
  • Walsall WS1 3TX
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0121 000 0000

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Poundland Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Poundland Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Retailer of consumer products based in Walsall, United Kingdom. The company offers health, beauty, house, home and pet,
Internet Retail
Walsall, United Kingdom
18,029 As of 2016

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Poundland Competitors (26)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Wm Morrison Supermarkets Private Equity-Backed Bradford, United Kingdom 000000 000000000 00
Real (Department Stores) Corporate Backed or Acquired Mönchengladbach, Germany 0000 0000000000.
Walmart Canada Corporation Mississauga, Canada 000000
Giant Eagle Private Debt Financed Pittsburgh, PA 00000 00.00 000000000 00 00.00
Poundstretcher Corporate Backed or Acquired Leicester, United Kingdom 0000 000000000000
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Poundland Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Barry Williams Managing Director & Trading Director
Austin Cooke Managing Director
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Poundland Board Members (15)

Name Representing Role Since
0000000 000000 Poundland Board Member 000 0000
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Poundland 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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Poundland Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Poundland Investments & Acquisitions (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Wilko (71 stores) 12-Sep-2023 000000000 Buildings and Property
Poundshop.com 01-Mar-2022 0000000000 Internet Retail 00000 000
Fultons Foods 09-Oct-2020 0000000000 Specialty Retail 00000 000
99p Stores 28-Sep-2015 0000000000 000.00 Other Commercial Services 00000 000
Portfolio of Five Stores in the North West and Yorkshire 25-Sep-2009 Buyout/LBO Specialty Retail 00000 000
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Poundland Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Poundshop.com Internet Retail Wednesbury, United Kingdom 2014
99p Stores Other Commercial Services Northampton, United Kingdom 0000
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Poundland FAQs

  • When was Poundland founded?

    Poundland was founded in 1990.

  • Where is Poundland headquartered?

    Poundland is headquartered in Walsall, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Poundland?

    Poundland has 18,029 total employees.

  • What industry is Poundland in?

    Poundland’s primary industry is Internet Retail.

  • Is Poundland a private or public company?

    Poundland is a Private company.

  • What is Poundland’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Poundland is 00000.

  • How much funding has Poundland raised over time?

    Poundland has raised $241M.

  • Who are Poundland’s investors?

    Advent International and Warburg Pincus have invested in Poundland.

  • Who are Poundland’s competitors?

    Wm Morrison Supermarkets, Real (Department Stores), Walmart Canada, Giant Eagle, and Poundstretcher are some of the 26 competitors of Poundland.

  • When was Poundland acquired?

    Poundland was acquired on 21-Jan-2018.

  • Who acquired Poundland?

    Poundland was acquired by Steinhoff International Holdings.

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