Connect Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 2006
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 4,730
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • CNCT
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 13
  • Share Price
  • $0.26
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

Connect Group General Information

Description

Connect Group PLC is a UK based wholesale distributor of the published content. The group is one of the UK's largest publishers of newspapers and magazines, and it also operates as a book distributor through bookstores and an online platform serving the needs of academics and public libraries. The company also has a parcel freight division that handles business to business consignments on a next day delivery basis; however, the majority of its revenues are generated through the newspaper business.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Smiths News
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporation
Primary Industry
Other Commercial Services
Other Industries
Publishing
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Stock Exchange
LON
Primary Office
  • Rowan House
  • Kembrey Park
  • Swindon SN2 8UH
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0845 000 0000
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Connect Group Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$0.26 $0.26 $0.14 - $0.49 $64.3M 248M 734K -$0.23

Connect Group Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 29-Feb-2020 FY 2019 31-Aug-2019 FY 2018 31-Aug-2018 FY 2017 31-Aug-2017
EV 177,395 215,621 215,483 519,880
Revenue 1,837,561 1,881,513 2,065,813 2,018,229
EBITDA (31,675) (20,637) (15,753) 61,270
Net Income (56,709) (40,376) (63,282) 46,332
Total Assets 379,927 259,178 333,702 439,130
Total Debt 163,430 119,171 131,790 114,337
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Connect Group Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jonathan Bunting Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Tony Grace Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Board Member
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Connect Group Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
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00000 000000000 Self Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
00000000 0000000 Connect Group Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
0000 000000000 Self Board Member 000 0000
0000 00000 Connect Group Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Board Member 000 0000
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Connect Group 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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Connect Group Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Connect Group Investments & Acquisitions (13)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 11-Sep-2015 000000000 Internet Retail
000000000 0000000 19-Dec-2014 000000000000000000 00000 Logistics 0000 00000000
000000000 (0000000 20-May-2013 000000000000000000 00.000 Specialty Retail 0000 00000000
0000000 0000000000 21-Jan-2013 000000000000000000 00.000 Publishing
Houtschild Internationale Boekhandel 14-Jun-2012 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Distributors/Wholesale (B2C) 0000 00000000
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Connect Group Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
RASCAL Solutions Other Commercial Services Sherington, United Kingdom 2004
0000000000 0000000 Distributors/Wholesale (B2C) Rijswijk, Netherlands 0000
0000000 0000000000 Publishing Amsterdam, Netherlands 0000
000000 00000000 Acquirer Surrey, United Kingdom 0000
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Connect Group Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 0000000 19-Dec-2014 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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000 0000000000 000 23-Apr-2012 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 0000000 00000
Bertram Group 23-Mar-2009 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Completed
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