Phones 4U Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1996

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 14,000

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 1

Phones 4U General Information

Description

Retailer of mobile phones in the United Kingdom. The company offers contract phones, cheap mobile phones, accessories and clearance handsets.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Specialty Retail
Other Industries
Wireless Communications Equipment
Connectivity Products
Corporate Office
  • Osprey House, Ore Close
  • Lymedale Business Park
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 9QD
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0870 000 0000

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Phones 4U Valuation & Funding

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

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Phones 4U Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat
Thomas Shorten Director, Strategy & Customer
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Phones 4U 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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Phones 4U Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Phones 4U Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Dial-a-Phone 29-Feb-2008 0000000000 000.00 Specialty Retail
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Phones 4U FAQs

  • When was Phones 4U founded?

    Phones 4U was founded in 1996.

  • Who is the founder of Phones 4U?

    John Caudwell is the founder of Phones 4U.

  • Where is Phones 4U headquartered?

    Phones 4U is headquartered in Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Phones 4U?

    Phones 4U has 14,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Phones 4U in?

    Phones 4U’s primary industry is Specialty Retail.

  • Is Phones 4U a private or public company?

    Phones 4U is a Private company.

  • What is Phones 4U’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Phones 4U is 00000.

  • Who are Phones 4U’s investors?

    BC Partners, DH Private Equity Partners, and Providence Equity Partners have invested in Phones 4U.

  • When was Phones 4U acquired?

    Phones 4U was acquired on 08-Dec-2014.

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