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ubm plc (UBMOF) Details

UBM plc provides business-to-business events-led marketing and communications services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Events, PR Newswire, and Other Marketing Services. The Events segment provides face to face interaction in the form of exhibitions, trade shows, conferences, and other live events. It organizes tradeshows and other live ‘in person’ events, which help businesses to do business, transact, learn, and network as part of a professional or commercial community. The PR Newswire segment provides communications products and services to professionals working in marketing, public relations, corporate communications, or investor relations roles, as well as distributes messages and content, identifies target audiences, and monitors customers’ messages. The Other Marketing Services segment provides Website sponsorships and banner advertising, as well as online directory and data products. This segment also publishes magazines and trade press to specialist markets. The company was formerly known as United Business Media Limited and changed its name to UBM plc in May 2011. UBM plc was founded in 1843 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

5,224 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/25/15
Founded in 1843

ubm plc (UBMOF) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 937.3K GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 919.8K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ubm plc (UBMOF) Key Developments

UBM Launches New UBM Life Sciences Product Group

UBM plc has launched UBM Life Sciences, a new product group which brings together medical, dental, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and veterinary brands from UBM Advanstar and UBM Medica, and the Nutritional Outlook brand from UBM Canon. The new business will operate within the UBM Americas division. The UBM Life Sciences product group provides information and connects professional communities in human healthcare, veterinary medicine and the pharmaceutical industry.

UBM plc Proposes Final Dividend for the Year Ended December 31, 2014, Payable on May 27, 2015

UBM plc announced that at the AGM to be held on May 14, 2015, the shareholders will approve an final dividend of 16.0 pence per share. The dividend is in respect of the year ended December 31, 2014. If approved, the final dividend will be paid on May 27, 2015 to shareholders who were on the share register at close of business on April 24, 2015.

UBM plc Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Year 2015

UBM plc reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended 31 December 2014. The company’s reported revenue was down 6% to GBP 746 million from GBP 793.9 million a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was off 1.9% to GBP 157.6 million. Adjusted attributable profit was GBP 124.8 million, resulting in the adjusted fully diluted EPS of 38.2 pence. This compares with 41.6 pence last year. Adjusted total operating profit was GBP 180 million. Operating cash generation was GBP 169.8 million against GBP 186.3 million a year ago. Group operating profit from continuing operation was GBP 169.6 million against GBP 130.9 million a year ago. Profit before tax from continuing operations was GBP 145.2 million against GBP 109.5 million a year ago. Profit for the year from continuing operations was GBP 160.1 million or 46.0 pence per diluted share against GBP 98.6 million or 27.9 pence per diluted share a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the parent was GBP 150.2 million or 46.0 pence per diluted share against GBP 107.5 million or 33.7 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities was GBP 135.6 million against GBP 119.8 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was GBP 31.1 million against GBP 5.8 million a year ago. Expenditure on intangible assets was GBP 19.1 million against GBP 16.3 million a year ago. Return on average capital employed for 2014 was 13.3% against 17.7% a year ago. This decline year on year reflects the increased capital employed at year end in respect of the Advanstar acquisition but no Advanstar earnings have been included in the twelve month period. Excluding Advanstar and the rights issue impact the ROACE would be 18.8%. EBITDA was GBP 192.0 million against GBP 199.5 million a year ago. UBM's consolidated net debt at 31 December 2014 stood at GBP 538.0 million, up from GBP 443.4 million at the end of 2013 due to the debt utilised to fund Advanstar. For 2015, the company expects capital expenditure to come down to GBP 25 million to GBP 30 million. Tax rate to be in the low-teens for 2015 and going forward. The company expects to continue to generate significant free cash flow in 2015 because of business model and believe that cash on hand, cash from operations and available credit facilities will be sufficient to fund cash dividends, debt service and acquisitions in the normal course of business.


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