The Financial Times Overview

  • Founded
  • 1888
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 3,986
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Financing Rounds
  • 4
  • Investments
  • 23

The Financial Times General Information

Description

Publisher of business and financial news created to provide information about the asset management industry. The company's daily newspaper is focused in the provision of news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, enabling readers to gain knowledge on trading policies, stocks and financial market.

Contact Information

Website
www.ft.com
Formerly Known As
London Financial Guide
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Publishing
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Parent Company
Nikkei
Primary Office
  • Bracken House
  • 1 Friday Street
  • London EC4M 9BT
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 07562 000000
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The Financial Times Valuation & Funding

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

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The Financial Times Comparisons

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Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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The Financial Times Competitors (9)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
The Wall Street Journal Corporation New York, NY 00000
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0000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired San Francisco, CA 000 000000&0
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The Financial Times Patents

The Financial Times Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20090106060-A1 Method and apparatus for determining capital investment, employment creation and geographic location of greenfield investment projects Abandoned 19-Oct-2007 000000000 0
GB-1336795-A Vent plug Expired 16-Feb-1972 00000000000 0
GB-1340537-A Fastener Expired 09-Jul-1971 00000000 0
GB-1360195-A Clip for attaching an article such as an ash receptacle in a support panel Expired 08-Jul-1971 000000000 0
DE-2133145-A1 Clip Pending 03-Jul-1971 B60N3/08
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The Financial Times Executive Team (25)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
John Ridding Chief Executive Officer
James Lund Chief Financial Officer
Angela Mackay Managing Director Asia Pacific, Global Publisher FT Live, Board Director FT Group
Tod Sedgwick Managing Director, Financial Times Energy
Finola McDonnell Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
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The Financial Times Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
000000 000000 The Financial Times Managing Director Asia Pacific, Global Publisher FT Live, Board Director FT Group 000 0000
00000 0000 The Financial Times Chairman 000 0000
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The Financial Times Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-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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The Financial Times Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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The Financial Times Investments & Acquisitions (23)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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000 0000 000 05-Mar-2019 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 000
Longitude Research 01-Feb-2018 Merger/Acquisition Other Commercial Services 0000 0000
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The Financial Times Subsidiaries (9)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
The Alpha Grid Media Movies, Music and Entertainment London, United Kingdom 2012
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000000000 Publishing New York, NY 0000
000 0000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Amsterdam, Netherlands 0000
0000-000000000000 Human Capital Services London, United Kingdom 0000
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The Financial Times Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 01-Jul-2020 000000000000000000 00.000 Completed
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000000 000000 0000 03-Feb-2010 000000000000000000 Completed
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00000000.000 00000 23-Feb-2005 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 8 buyers
Financial Times Deutschland 21-Feb-2000 Joint Venture Completed
  • 2 buyers
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