News Corp.

News Corp.

News Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1979

Headquarters

1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10036, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

28K

Industries

News & Digital Content
IT Consulting & Services
Publishing
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

News Corp. engages in the creation and distribution of media, news, education and information services. It operates through the following segments: News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, and Other. The News and Information Services segment consists primarily of Dow Jones, News Corp Australia, News UK, the New York Post and News America Marketing. The Book Publishing segment consists of HarperCollins which publishes and distributes consumer books globally through print, digital and audio formats. The Digital Real Estate Services segment provides property and property-related advertising and services as well as financial services. The Subscription Video Services segment provides video sports, entertainment and news services to pay-TV subscribers and other commercial licensees, primarily via cable, satellite and Internet Protocol, and distribution. The Other segment refers to general corporate overhead expenses, corporate strategy group and costs related to the U.K. Newspaper Matters. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Chairman

Executive Chairman, News Corp Australasia

Executive Chairman

Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Secretary, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Executive Officer, the New York Post

Chief Executive Officer, News America Marketing

Board of Directors

Executive Chairman at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Executive Chairman at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at News Corp.

Co-Founder at Naya Capital Management UK Ltd.

Former Prime Minister of Spain

Former Senator from New Hampshire

Chief Strategy & Policy Officer at Oscar Health Agency, Inc.

Former President, Asia Region at Philip Morris International, Inc.

Member, Board of Directors at News Corp.

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Franchise is an active manager which aims to deliver attractive long-term returns while focusing on absolute risk through their range of pooled vehicles for their Global and US strategies.The firm's investment approach is based on the belief that a concentrated portfolio of exceptionally high quality companies, whose primary competitive advantage is supported by a dominant intangible asset, will tend to earn attractive long-term returns with less than average volatility, particularly when the investments are selected with an absolute value bias.Their Independent Franchise Partners US Equity Fund seeks to achieve an attractive long-term rate of return by purchasing equity securities of franchise companies (businesses with a high and sustainable return on capital which is generally due to unique and durable intangible assets (such as a brand, license, patent or distribution network) that provide a relatively consistent demand for the company's product or service.In addition to durable intangible assets, Franchise companies tend to have domestic/international growth potential, low capital intensity, high free-cash generation, financial strength, comfortable coverage of fixed charges and capable management. Securities held by the Fund may be sold when one or more of these characteristics change or are no longer applicable.

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PIML is an active, research-based manager which utilizes a fundamental, bottom-up investment process focused on quality and value. They select stocks based on stock-specific fundamentals and then by the relative value, performing most of their research and analysis at the company level.The firm specializes in Australian equities, seeking to invest in companies when the market price is below what they perceive to be their fair value. They typically construct 'value' portfolios, investing in stocks with low price-to-book values, low price-to-earnings ratios and higher yields.PIML 's focus on fixed-income is on active credit management. Due to the asymmetric risk associated with credit, they aim to avoid downside risk through active management, adding significant value relative to relevant benchmark indexes while preserving capital. They follow a passive approach with regard to government and semi-government securities exposure within enhanced fixed-income portfolios.The firm invests in mortgages across retail, residential, commercial and industrial properties in Australian capital cities and major regional centers, focusing on listed property securities and direct properties that offer the best quality and value relative to other real estate.PIML also invests in a broad-based portfolio of unlisted infrastructure project companies with the aim of providing investors with stable, long-term capital growth and strong cash yields.

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Pzena Investment Management is a global investment management firm that employs a classic value investment approach. The firm began managing assets on January 1, 1996. Our solid return record and reputation for business integrity, research excellence, and devotion to our investment philosophy has led to significant growth in our business. As of February 28, 2013, the firm managed $18.9 billion in assets for leading corporate, public, and individual clients. Our team is made up of 69 employees. Our headquarters is in New York City, with a representative office in Melbourne, Australia.

Recent Transactions
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Move, Inc., News Corp. purchase Opcity, Inc. from Icon Ventures LLC, Georgian Partners, Inc., Liveoak Venture Partners, 8 Partners

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News Corp., Realestate.com.au Pty. Ltd. purchase Hometrack Australia Pty Ltd. from ZPG Ltd.

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Fox Sports Australia Pty Ltd., News Corp. purchase Foxtel Management Pty Ltd. from Telstra Corp. Ltd.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
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Advised onHarperCollins Publishers LLC, News Corp. purchase Harlequin Enterprises Ltd. from Torstar Corporation

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Advised onNews Corp. purchases Elara Technologies Pte Ltd.

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Advised onHarperCollins Publishers LLC, News Corp. purchase Harlequin Enterprises Ltd. from Torstar Corporation

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Advised onFortress Investment Group LLC purchases Local Media Group, Inc. from News Corp.

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Advised onNews Corp., Realestate.com.au Pty. Ltd. purchase iProperty Group Ltd.

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Advised onNews Corp. purchases Move, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

New York Metro Managing Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

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Chief Executive Officer at UJA-Federation of New York

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Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Clients

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Apple, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of mobile communication, media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Greater China, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific. The Americas segment includes both North and South America. The Europe segment consists of European countries, as well as India, the Middle East, and Africa. The Greater China segment comprises of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The Rest of Asia Pacific segment includes Australia and Asian countries not included in the reportable operating segments of the company. The company was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Ronald Gerald Wayne, and Stephen G. Wozniak on April 1, 1976 and is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.

CME Group, Inc. operates as a security and commodity exchange company. It provides the risk management and investment needs of customers around the globe. The company offers a wide range of products across various asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex electronic trading platform across the globe and its open outcry trading facilities in Chicago and New York City. The company also provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for cleared over-the-counter derivatives transactions. It also offers market data services-including live quotes, delayed quotes, market reports and a comprehensive historical data service and has expanded into the index services business through CME Group Index Services. CME Group was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$7.94B
Total Enterprise Value
$10.2B
Earnings Per Share
$-2.6
Net Profit
$-1.51B
EBITDA
$1.04B
EBITDAMargin
11.5%
Total Debt
$1.95B
Total Equity
$10.5B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.13x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
9.78x
TEVNet Income
-6.71x
Debt TEV
0.19x
Revenue
$9.02B
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
0.3%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
1.49%
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PropTiger Realty Pvt Ltd. engages in the provision of real estate advisory and property management services. It is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. The firm offers property and loan advisory services. The company was founded by Dhruv Agarwala, Kartik Varma, and Prashan Agarwal in 2011 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India.

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AppNexus, Inc. develops a platform for real-time online advertising. The firm offers AppNexus programmable platform, AppNexus Adserver, AppNexus SSP, Yieldex Analytics, and Audience Extension. The company was founded by Michiel Nolet and Brian O'Kelley in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Seek Asia Pte Ltd. provides online employment services. It offers job boards in Australia, New Zealand, China, Brazil, Mexico, Africa and across South East Asia. The company was founded by Paul Bassat, Andrew Bassat and Matthew Rockman in 1997 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

Investors
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Senior Managing Director at Newmark Knight Frank

Suppliers
National Rugby League Ltd. Recreation & Leisure | Moore Park, NS

National Rugby League Ltd. engages in rugby league competition run by the Australian Rugby League Commission. It offers community relations program in Australian sport, known as NRL Community. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Moore Park, Australia.

Bankrate, Inc. Internet Software & Services | New York, NY

We at Bankrate, Inc. have over three decades' experience in financial publishing. Bankrate was born in 1976 as "Bank Rate Monitor," a print publisher for the banking industry. The "Bank Rate Monitor" newsletter we originally distributed contained much of the same rate research and information we're known for and respected for today. After two decades of conducting quality, trusted rate research, we took our product to the Web, expanded our offerings and made our online debut in 1996. Since then, we have increased our site traffic to over 7 million monthly unique visitors, expanded our distribution outlets, added new content channels and continually strive to provide a better, more comprehensive consumer experience. Today, Bankrate, Inc. is the Web's leading aggregator of financial rate information, offering an unparalleled depth and breadth of rate data and financial content. Bankrate continually surveys approximately 4,800 financial institutions in all 50 states in order to provide clear, objective, and unbiased rates to consumers. Our flagship Web site, Bankrate.com, provides free rate information to consumers on more than 300 financial products, including mortgages, credit cards, new and used automobile loans, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking and ATM fees, home equity loans and online banking fees. In addition to rate data, we publish original and objective personal finance stories to help consumers make informed financial decisions. Our staff of award winning reporters and editors provides expert advice on just about every major financial decision facing our readers: from purchasing their first home, to selecting a new car, to saving for retirement. Hundreds of print publications depend on Bankrate as the trusted source for financial rates and information, including 8 of the top 10 newspapers in the country, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and The Boston Globe. And you will see our data frequently referenced on "CNN," "CNBC," "Fox Business News," "ABC News" and many other major broadcast news outlets.

Cengage Learning Holdings II, Inc. Consumer Services | Boston, MA

Cengage Learning Holdings II, Inc. is an education and technology company, which engages in the provision of content, print and digital teaching and learning solutions, software, and associated educational services. It operates through the following segments: Learning, Gale, and International. The Learning segment involves in producing a digital and print educational solutions and associated services for the academic, skills, and school markets. The Gale segment offers research platforms which provide access to original content, collections of primary source materials, and aggregated periodicals to learners at libraries, colleges, universities, schools, and businesses. The International segment consists of distributing educational solutions in academic disciplines. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Competitors
Facebook, Inc. Internet Software & Services - MENLO PARK , CA

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Netflix, Inc. Entertainment - Los Gatos, California

Netflix, Inc. operates as an Internet subscription service company, which provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting solely of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting solely of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr., on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

Amazon.com, Inc. Retail: Other - Seattle, WA

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #327
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #327
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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