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)

23.5K

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 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 supply consumer books through print, digital, and audio formats. The Digital Real Estate Services segment offers 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 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

Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Secretary, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Chief Executive Officer, the New York Post

Chief Executive Officer, News America Marketing

Chief Executive Officer, News UK

Board of Directors

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Fox Corp.

Former Chairman & Acting Chief Executive Officer at Fox News Channel

Chief Executive Officer at News Corp.

Co-Founder at Naya Capital Management UK Ltd.

Former Senator from New Hampshire

Former Prime Minister of Spain

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

Member, Board of Directors at News Corp.

Member-Consulting Board at The Nature Conservancy in Brazil

Director at News Corp.

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Independent Franchise Partners is an active manager which aims to deliver attractive long-term returns while focusing on absolute risk inherent in equity investment. The firm’s investment universe comprises securities listed on major stock exchanges around the world. However, the actual investment universe is small and well defined. Independent Franchise Partners does not invest more than 10 percent of any portfolio in any one company, nor does it invest more than 25 percent of a portfolio in any one industry. Additionally, they do not hold more than 10 percent of the outstanding shares of any publicly listed company. The firm’s portfolios are actively managed using a completely bottom-up approach driven by in-depth fundamental qualitative research, supplemented by quantitative financial analysis.

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H&W employs an active, team-based investment approach driven by in-house fundamental research and bottom-up security selection. The firm offers value equity investment strategies across the market-cap spectrum, as well as strategies that emphasize income generation. Their investment focus is on equity securities, fixed-income securities, options, derivatives and other securities, depending on the investment objective of the client. The goal of all H&W’s investment strategies is to provide clients with portfolios that offer attractive risk-adjusted returns relative to a specified benchmark. The firm seeks to invest in stocks whose future prospects are misunderstood or are not fully recognized by the market. For investments in fixed income securities, H&W develops an outlook for credit markets, interest rates, currency exchange rates and the economy, analyzes individual credit and call risks, and uses other security selection techniques. Their capital income strategies invest in equity and high yield fixed income securities that generate current income and are attractively valued.

Recent Transactions
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HarperCollins Publishers LLC, News Corp. purchase Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. /Books & Media Segment from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co.

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News Corp. purchases Investor's Business Daily, Inc. from Data Analysis, Inc.

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Constellation Software Inc., Constellation Real Estate Group, Inc. purchase Top Producer Systems Co. from News Corp.

Insider Transactions
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Advised onHarperCollins Publishers LLC, News Corp. purchase Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. /Books & Media Segment from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co.

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Advised onHarperCollins Publishers LLC, News Corp. purchase Harlequin Enterprises ULC 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
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Chair & Managing Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Advisor

Co-Founder at The Raine Group LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at UJA-Federation of New York

Clients

Apple, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables and accessories, and other variety of related services. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Greater China, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific. The Americas segment includes 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. Its products and services include iPhone, Mac, iPad, AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, Apple Care, iCloud, digital content stores, streaming, and licensing services. The company was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Ronald Gerald Wayne, and Stephen G. Wozniak in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business 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.

We believe RH is one of the most innovative and fastest growing luxury brands in the home furnishings marketplace. We believe our brand stands alone and is redefining this highly fragmented and growing market, contributing to our superior sales growth and market share gains over the past several years as compared to industry growth rates. Our ability to innovate, curate and integrate products, categories, services and businesses with a completely authentic and distinctive point of view, then rapidly scale them across our fully integrated multi-channel infrastructure is a powerful platform for continued long-term growth. We evolved our brand to become RH, positioning our Company to curate a lifestyle beyond the four walls of the home. Our unique product development, go-to-market and supply chain capabilities, together with our significant scale, enable us to offer a compelling combination of design, quality and value that we believe is unparalleled in the marketplace.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$15.5B
Total Enterprise Value
$8.8B
Earnings Per Share
$-2.16
Revenue
$9.01B
Net Profit
$-1.27B
EBITDA
$1.18B
EBITDAMargin
13.09%
Total Debt
$2.54B
Total Equity
$8.39B
Enterprise Value / Sales
0.98x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
6.38x
TEVNet Income
-6.93x
Debt TEV
0.29x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.44%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
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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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Xandr, 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 Lecturer & Academic Director for Entrepreneurship at Washington University

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Advisor at Rentalutions, Inc

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Advisor at 15Five, Inc.

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

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. Management Consulting | 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.

Reis, Inc. Market & Policy Research | New York, NY

Reis, Inc. provides commercial real estate performance information and analysis. The firm’s solutions include analytics, API, CECL, custom, data and reporting, portfolio CRE and property search solutions. It serves acquisitions, brokerage, development, lending, press, valuation and advisory industries. The company was founded by Lloyd Lynford and Jonathan Garfield in 1980 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Competitors
Netflix, Inc. Entertainment - Los Gatos, CA

Netflix, Inc. operates as a streaming entertainment service company. The firm 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 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 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.

Alphabet, Inc. Internet Software & Services - Mountain View, CA

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Facebook, Inc. Internet Software & Services - Menlo Park, CA

Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company 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. The firm's 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.

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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