BT Group Plc

BT Group Plc

BT Group Plc

Overview
Date Founded

1980

Headquarters

81 Newgate Street, BT Centre, London, EC1A 7AJ, GBR

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

106K

Industries

Wireless Telecommunications
Internet Software & Services
IT Consulting & Services
Consumer Services
Electrical Products
Computer Software

Company Description

BT Group Plc provides communication solutions and services. Its principal activities include fixed-lines services, broadband, mobile and TV products and services as well as networked IT services. The company has following customer-facing lines of business: Consumer; Business and Public Sector; Global Services; Wholesale and Ventures; Technology, Service and Operations; and Openreach. The Consumer segment provides consumer fixed-voice, broadband and mobile services. The Business and Public Sector segment offers fixed, mobile, networking and IT services. The Global Services segment provides business communications and supplies ICT services. The Wholesale and Ventures segment provides services for media companies and broadcasters. The Technology, Service and Operations segment creates and operates global networks, platforms and IT systems. The Openreach segment builds and maintains digital infrastructure and provides the foundation for Britain’s booming digital economy against a backdrop of profound changes to its business. BT Group was founded on March 30, 2001 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Executives & Employees

Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director, Group Finance Director

Chief Brand Officer

Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer

Chief Executive Officer-Consumer

Director-Regulatory Affairs

General Counsel

Chief Technology & Information Officer

Vice President & Chief Counsel, North America

Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer

Board of Directors

Former Group Finance Director at Compagnie Financière Richemont SA

Group Chief Executive Officer at Centrica Plc

Senior Operational & Marketing at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Executive Director, Group Finance Director at BT Group Plc

Former Chief Executive Officer at Epiphany, Inc.

Executive Advisor at CCMP Capital Advisors LP

Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer at BT Group Plc

Co-Founder at Synesis Life Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer at Deutsche Telekom AG

General Counsel & Company Secretary at British Telecommunications Plc

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Recent Transactions
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Federated Investors, Inc., Federated Investors (UK) LLP purchase Hermes Fund Managers Ltd. from BT Group Plc

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Land Securities Group Plc purchases Britel Fund Trustees Ltd. /Three Retail Outlet Centres from BT Group Plc

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BT (Netherlands) Holdings BV, BT Group Plc purchase IP Trade SA from Société Wallonne de Gestion et de Participations, MEUSINVEST SA, SOFINEX SA /Belgium

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Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

Clients

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LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE engages in the manufacture of luxury goods. It operates through the following business segments: Wines & Spirits, Fashion & Leather Goods, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Watches & Jewelry, Selective Retailing, and Other Activities & Eliminations. The Wines & Spirits segment produces and sells high quality champagne wines and sparkling wines. It also distributes vodka and white liquor. The Fashion & Leather Goods segment engages in the manufacture of luggage items, bags, accessories, shoes and clothes. The Perfumes & Cosmetics segment engages in the production and distribution of make-up, perfume and skin care products. The Watches & Jewelry segment manufactures luxury watches and accessories form men and women. It specializes in the field of chronographs and ultimate precision. The Selective Retailing segment is organized to promote an environment that is appropriate to the image and status of the luxury brands. It engages in the sale of luxury products to international travelers and on board cruise ships. This segment also manages beauty stores that combine direct access and customer assistance to customers. The Other Activities & Eliminations segment includes media division. It publishes newspapers and magazines, manages business and financial websites and holds radio stations. This segment also engages in the real estate industry and builds luxury yachts. The company was founded on January 1, 1987 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$20.9B
Total Enterprise Value
$33.2B
Earnings Per Share
$0.21
Revenue
$23.7B
Net Profit
$2.03B
EBITDA
$7.42B
EBITDAMargin
31.35%
Total Debt
$14.3B
Total Equity
$10.3B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.4x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
4.47x
TEVNet Income
16.37x
Debt TEV
0.43x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
9.84%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.33%
Revenue
$24.1B
Net Profit
$1.91B
EBITDA
$7.46B
EBITDAMargin
30.97%
Total Debt
$12.7B
Total Equity
$8.34B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.75x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.64x
TEVNet Income
22.04x
Debt TEV
0.3x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
9.61%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.43%
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Thames Water Ltd. provides drinking water and sewage services. It engages in research on water and wastewater treatment is focused on providing sustainable and practical solutions to achieve water quality. It also develops technology to manage and maintain its water distribution and sewerage networks. The company was founded in April 1989 and is headquartered in Reading, the United Kingdom.

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OnLive, Inc. is the pioneer of high-performance cloud gaming, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet, with the world's first instant video game on demand platform, the OnLive Game Service.With groundbreaking, patent-pending video compression and network hosting technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to provide the power and intelligence needed to instantly deliver the latest, high-end games titles directly to TVs via a sleek, inexpensive MicroConsole, or on PCs and Macs.Founded by noted technology entrepreneur Steve Perlman (WebTV, QuickTime), and spun out of Rearden, the media and technology incubator behind MOVA (a wholly-owned OnLive subsidiary at www.mova.com), Ice Blink Studios and Moxi, OnLive spent seven years in stealth development before officially launching in March 2009. OnLive technology is backed by over 100 patents and patents pending. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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Fon Wireless Ltd. develops shared wireless Internet access network based on Wi-Fi technology. The firm's solutions enable service providers to configure, deliver and operate their own WiFi services. It facilitates WiFi interconnection between carriers, provide access deals to interested parties, and enable seamless user roaming. The company was founded by Martin Varsavsky Waisman-Diamond in February 2006 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Suppliers
Sonus, Inc. IT Consulting & Services | Westford, Massachusetts

Sonus is a leader in IP networking with proven expertise in delivering secure, reliable and scalable next-generation infrastructure and subscriber solutions. With customers in over 50 countries across the globe and over a decade of experience in transforming networks to IP, Sonus has enabled service providers and enterprises to capture and retain users and generate significant ROI. Sonus products include session border controllers, policy/routing servers, subscriber feature servers and media and signaling gateways. Sonus products are supported by a global services team with experience in design, deployment and maintenance of some of the world’s largest and most complex IP networks.

CounterPath Corp. Internet Software & Services | Vancouver, BC

CounterPath Corp. engages in the provision of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions. Its product suite includes SIP-based softphones, server applications, and Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions. The company was founded by Mark E. Bruk on October 28, 2002 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Electrical Products | Melville, NY

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. engages in the design, development, production and market products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. It operates through the Commercial Solutions and Government Solutions segments. The Commercial Solutions segment offers satellite communications, public safety systems, and enterprise application technologies, which serves commercial customers and smaller government customers, such as state and local governments. The Government Solutions segment offers command and control applications, ongoing network operation and management support services, troposcatter communications, and RF power and switching technologies, and serves large government end-users that require mission-critical technologies and systems. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Melville, NY.

Competitors
AT&T, Inc. IT Consulting & Services - Dallas, TX

AT&T, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of telecommunications and digital entertainment services. It operates through the following business segments: Business Solutions, Entertainment Group, Consumer Mobility, and International. The Business Solutions segment provides advanced IP-based services including Virtual Private Networks (VPN); Ethernet-related products; FlexWare, a service that relies on Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) to provide application-based routing, and broadband, collectively referred to as strategic services, as well as traditional data and voice products. We utilize our wireless and wired networks to provide a complete communications solution to our business customers. The Entertainment Group segment offers video, internet, voice communication, and interactive and targeted advertising services to customers located in the United States. The Consumer Mobility segment provides nationwide wireless service to consumers, and wholesale and resale subscribers located in the United States. The International segment provides entertainment services in Latin America and wireless services in Mexico. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

International Business Machines Corporation IT Consulting & Services - Tucson, AZ

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. Industrial Conglomerates

CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. is an investment holding company, which engages in the development, innovation, operation and investment in different business sectors. It operates through the following segments: Ports and Related Services; Retail; Infrastructure; Husky Energy and Telecommunications. The company was founded on December 12, 2014 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.