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The Financial Times

The Financial Times
1888 FOUNDED
M&A STATUS
1K-5K EMPLOYEES
M&A LATEST DEAL TYPE
4 FINANCING ROUNDS
19 INVESTMENTS
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.

Website
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
  • Number One Southwark Bridge
  • London SE1 9HL
  • England, United Kingdom

+44 020 0000 0000

The Financial Times Valuation and Funding

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The Financial Times Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Investing.com Formerly Angel backed Nicosia, Cyprus 000 00000 000000&0 00000
0000000 00000 Corporate Backed or Acquired London, United Kingdom 0 000000&0
000 0000 000000 00 Corporation New York, NY
000 00000 00000000 Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 0000 0000 000000000000 0000
000 000000000 0000 Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 0000 00000000000
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The Financial Times Investments & Acquisitions (19)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 00 000000 15-Aug-2019 00000 00000 00 Publishing 0000 0000000
000 0000 000 05-Mar-2019 000000000000000000 Publishing 00000 000
000000000 00000000 01-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 Other Commercial Services 0000 0000000
000000 00 01-Jun-2017 00000 0000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C)
TIM Group 24-May-2017 Buyout/LBO Other Information Technology
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The Financial Times Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 08-Aug-2006 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 000 000000000 0000
00000000.000 00000 23-Feb-2005 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 8 buyers
000000000 00000 00 21-Feb-2000 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
The Economist Group 01-Jan-1928 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • 2 buyers
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The Financial Times Subsidiaries (10)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
The Alpha Grid Media Movies, Music and Entertainment London, United Kingdom 2012
000000000 00000000 Other Commercial Services London, United Kingdom 0000
000000000 Publishing New York, NY 0000
000 0000 000 Publishing Amsterdam, Netherlands 0000
0000-000000000000 Human Capital Services London, United Kingdom 0000
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The Financial Times Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Participating Rounds Investor Since Board Seat Contact Info

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The Financial Times Executive Team (24)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
John Ridding Chief Executive Officer & Director
James Lund Chief Financial Officer
Tod Sedgwick Managing Director, Financial Times Energy
Finola McDonnell Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
Lionel Barber Editor

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The Financial Times Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
00000 0000 The Financial Times Chairman 000 0000