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Financial Summary

View our financial results over the last five years at a Group and Divisional level and current targets.

Our latest statements and presentations can be found in Results & Presentations.

  • Five Year Group Summary
  • Divisional Summary
  • Financial Targets

Five Year Group Financial Summary

  2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
£m £m £m £m £m
Results from Operations
Revenue 1,345.7 1,212.2 1,137.0 1,130.0 1,110.1
Adjusted operating profit
416.1 365.6 334.0
335.2 330.5
Statutory operating profit/(loss)
198.8 236.5 (2.8) 146.4 127.8
Statutory profit/(loss) before tax 178.3 219.7 (31.2) 115.4 70.3
Profit/(loss) attributable to equity holders of the parent 171.6 171.4 (52.4) (6.5) 90.6
Free cash flow3 305.7 303.4 237.2 213.6 220.8
Net Assets1
Non-current assets 4,520.3 2,731.9 2,612.7 2,432.6 2,641.4
Current assets 491.2 327.9 306.2 279.6 292.2
Non-current liabilities (1,775.9) (1,141.7) (1,028.9) (967.6) (1,016.4)
Current liabilities (1,047.6) (650.0) (658.3) (553.5) (593.5)
Net assets 2,188.0 1,268.1 1,231.7 1,191.1 1,323.7
Key statistics from continuing operations (in pence)2
Earnings Per Share 23.6 24.3 (7.9) (1.0) 13.9
Diluted Earnings Per Share 23.6 24.3 (7.9) (1.0) 13.9
Adjusted Earnings Per Share 42.2 39.5 37.8 37.8 35.3
Adjusted diluted Earnings Per Share 42.1 39.5 37.8 37.8 35.3
Dividends per share 19.3 18.5 17.8 17.4 17.0

1 2015 net assets have been restated for the finalisation of acquisition accounting..

2 Earnings per share and dividends per share restated for bonus impact of the 2016 rights issue.

3 Free cash flow restated for change in presentation of acquisition and integration costs.

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Divisional Summary

As part of the 2014-2017 Growth Acceleration Plan, Informa changed its Operating Structure to four Operating Divisions: Academic Publishing, Business Intelligence, Global Exhibitions, Knowledge & Networking.

  2014 2015 20162017
H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FY H1
Academic Publishing
Revenue £m 183.6 --- 408.9 195.0 --- 447.4 214.7   490.4 238.9
Organic Growth % 2.3 3.1 3.0 2.5 1.5 1.6 0.9 0.7 0.3 1.2
Adj. OP £m 63.0 --- 150.0 66.7 --- 164.8 72.9   187.2 85.5
Adj. OP Margin % 34.3 --- 36.7 34.2 --- 36.8 34.0   38.2 35.8
  2014 2015 20162017
H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FY H1
Business Intelligence
Revenue £m 139.6 --- 281.7 138.8 --- 276.8 134.6   290.0 187.6
Organic Growth % (7.3) (7.9) (8.5 ) (3.5) (2.9) (1.9 ) (0.5) 0.0 1.1 1.1
Adj. OP £m 33.6 --- 75.2 28.2 --- 63.2 26.9   65.7 37.5
Adj. OP Margin % 24.1 --- 26.7 20.3 --- 22.8 20.0   22.7 20.0
  2014 2015 20162017
H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FYH1
Global Exhibitions
Revenue £m 122.3 --- 200.2 168.8 --- 262.5 192.9   306.9 342.8
Organic Growth % 20.1 22.7 18.9 6.4 10.6 10.5 11.6 10.6 8.7 11.0
Adj. OP £m 48.4 --- 67.4 77.8 --- 98.0 88.3   119.0 144.8
Adj. OP Margin % 39.6 --- 33.7 46.1 --- 37.3 45.8   38.8 42.2
  2014 2015 20162017
H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FYH1
Knowledge & Networking
Revenue £m 124.1 --- 246.2 116.2 --- 225.5 105.5   224.4 146.1
Organic Growth % (3.0) (3.6) (3.2 ) (5.5) (7.7) (4.2 ) (4.7) (2.2) (4.1) -4.0
Adj. OP £m 21.6 --- 41.5 17.7 --- 39.6 14.1   37.4 17.3
Adj. OP Margin % 17.4 --- 16.9 15.2 --- 17.6 13.4   16.7 11.8
  2014 2015 20162017
H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FY H1 Q3 YTD FYH1
Informa Group
Revenue £m 569.6 818.9 1137.0 618.8 --- 1212.2 647.7   1,345.7 915.4
Organic Growth % 1.9 1.8 0.7 0.2 0.3 1.0 2.5   1.6 3.7
Adj. OP £m 166.7 --- 334.1 190.4 --- 365.6 202.2   416.1 285.1
Adj. OP Margin % 29.3 --- 29.4 30.8 --- 30.2 31.2   30.9 31.1

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Financial Targets and Commitments

The following financial targets or statements have been made by the Group in relation to 2017 trading or as part of the 2014-2017 Growth Acceleration Plan "GAP"

  • GAP: all four operating divisions in positive organic growth by the end of 2017

  • GAP: £70m-£90m investment in organic initiatives between 2015 and 2017

  • GAP: a positive return on investment by 2017 and cash payback by 2018

  • GAP: grow dividends per share by a minimum of 4% per annum in 2017

  •  Academic Publishing: a year of positive organic growth and continued strong margins

  • Business Intelligence: acceleration in organic growth in 2017

  • Global Exhibitions: a further year of strong organic growth

  • Knowledge & Networking: a return to growth by the end of the GAP period

  • A fourth consecutive year of growth in revenue, profit and earnings in 2017

  • Free cash flow of c.£400m in 2017

  • £14m annualised net operating synergies by 2018 from combination with Penton Information Services

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