World of Books Overview

  • Founded
  • 2007

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 575

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

World of Books General Information

Description

Retailer of second-hand books based intended to serve the book reading enthusiasts. The company buys used books from charities and other customers and sells them through its website and other online platforms and it also offers second-hand DVD's and blue-ray's as well as video games through its portal, thereby helping customers in the promotion of used goods, championing literacy by helping to make books more widely accessible and taking action to reduce carbon emissions.

Contact Information

Website
www.wob.com
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Internet Retail
Other Industries
Catalog Retail
Primary Office
  • Mulberry House
  • Woods Way
  • Goring By Sea BN12 4QY
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 01903 000000

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World of Books Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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World of Books Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Graham Bell Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Guttridge Chief Financial Officer
Simon Downes Co-Founder & Chief Development Officer
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World of Books Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 0000000 Bridges Fund Management Board Member 000 0000
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World of Books Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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World of Books Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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