Arriva (UK) Overview

  • Founded
  • 1938

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 53,000

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • (Upcoming)
  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 42

Arriva (UK) General Information


Operator of a passenger transport company intended to provide transport services. The company is engaged in providing passenger transportation services by means of bus, train, commuter coach and waterbus across Europe.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Cowie Group, TSK Cowie
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Parent Company
Deutsche Bahn
Primary Office
  • Admiral Way
  • Doxford International Business Park
  • Sunderland SR3 3XP
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0191 000 0000

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Arriva (UK) Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Arriva (UK) Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Arriva (UK) Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Transdev Group Private Equity-Backed Issy-les-Moulineaux, France 000000 00000 000000000 00000
0000000000000 0000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Seven Hills, Australia 0000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
000000 Private Equity-Backed Paris, France 00000 000000000 00
000000 00 000 Corporation Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom 0000
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Arriva (UK) Executive Team (14)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Mike Cooper Chief Executive Officer
Zdeněk Abraham Chief Executive Officer, Arriva Services
Christian Goeseke Chief Financial Officer
Mark Bowd Managing Director of Arriva Midlands
Alison O'Connor Chief People Officer
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Arriva (UK) Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Arriva (UK) Investments & Acquisitions (42)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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000000000 0á0 05-Jun-2017 0000000000 Road
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00 (000000000 20-Dec-2015 0000000000 Road 00000000
Northern Trains 09-Dec-2015 Merger/Acquisition Rail 00000 000
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Arriva (UK) Subsidiaries (15)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Grand Central Railway Company Rail Sunderland, United Kingdom 2007
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0000 0000000000 Automotive Palermo, Italy 0000
00000000000 000 00 Automotive Almada, Portugal 0000
00 0000 Other Commercial Services Prague, Czech Republic 0000
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Arriva (UK) Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 00000 09-Sep-2013 000000000000000000 Completed
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The Original London Sightseeing Tour 01-Dec-1997 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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