Company Pentland Group Plc.
Country United Kingdom
Email info@speedo.com
Telephone +44 11 5855 5000
Market Segment Mass Market
Core Business Swimwear

Speedo Financial Report 2018

 

Income Statement Trend

Net Sales

It represents the brand's turnover from the sales of finished goods through all of the distribution channels - retail, wholesale and e-commerce, after the deduction of returns, allowances for damaged or missing goods and any discounts allowed.

Operating Margin

Also known as ROS - Return on Sales, it measures the percentage of sales revenue that gets 'returned' to the company as net profits after all the related costs of the activity are deducted. The figure is about the latest fiscal year available.

Income Statement Highlights

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Pentland Group Plc. Financial Report

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Total Revenue

It includes the overall revenue of the company, considering not only the sales of finished goods, but all of the sources of the company income.

Operating Margin

Also known as ROS - Return on Sales, it measures the percentage of sales revenue that gets 'returned' to the company as net profits after all the related costs of the activity are deducted. The figure is about the latest fiscal year available.

Net Profitability

It's a measure of a company's overall profitability, i.e. how much of its sales are converting to profit. The value given is the amount of sales needed to generate one currency unit of post tax profit. Negative values mean that the company has a negative level of post tax profit. The figure is about the latest fiscal year available.

Profit Ratio

It's a key measure of success. The profit ratio measures the amount of profit generated by each single currency unit of sales. The figure is about the latest fiscal year available.

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Balance Sheet Highlights

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Official Websites

Speedo website
Speedo ecommerce

Official Social Media

Brand Description

Establishment

Year
1928
City
Sydney
Country
Australia

Founder

Alexander McRae

Designer

Team of designers

Profile

Born on Bondi Beach near Sydney, Australia in 1928, Speedo® is the world's top-selling swimwear brand. The brand's heritage derives from its leadership in competitive swimming, where more Olympic Gold Medals have been won in Speedo than any other brand.
Building on its authentic base, the Speedo product line has expanded over the years. Now sold in more than 170 countries around the world, Speedo's product line includes women's fashion and fitness swimwear, men's water shorts, kid's swimwear, footwear, and a comprehensive collection of aquatic fitness equipment.

Business Strategy

Market Positioning

Mass Market

Core Business

Swimwear

Target

Men
Women
Kids

Product Categories

Accessories
Active Wear
Apparel
Shoes
Swimwear
 

Pentland Group Plc. profile

Name Pentland Group Plc.
Website pentland.com
Country United Kingdom
VAT Number 00793577
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7535 3800
Fax +44 (0) 20 7535 3837
Date of foundation 1932
Type of Company Private

Headquarters

8 Manchester Square London W1U 3PH

Ownership (Top Shareholders)

Mr. Robert Stephen Rubin: 29.19%
Minnie Rubin Settlement Trust: 20.88%
R.S. Rubin Settlement Trust: 19.32%
Ms.Angela Sophia Rubin: 15.54%
Wrobel Trust: 8.13%
Albury Investments Ltd.: 3.09%
Finchley Trust: 2.56%
Ms. Carolyn Louise Rubin: 0.44%
Ms. Alison Jayne Mosheim: 0.36%
Mr. Andrew Keith Rubin: 0.29%
Robert Stephen Estates Ltd.: 0.14%

Speedo Latest News

Speedo Becomes Official Sponsor of Chinese National Swimming Team
International swimwear brand Speedo is the new exclusive partner of the Chinese National Swimming Team, an extension of the brand’s official partnership with the Chinese Swimming Association. The brand did not disclose the exact length of the deal, but said it is for multiple years and effective immediately.
The team will wear the newest products in Speedo‘s Fastkin series: the LZR Pure Intent and LZR Pure Valor swimsuits, as well as the Pure Focus goggle. Since the launch of the new Fastskin suit in 2019, 73 percent of new world records have been set by swimmers wearing Speedo, according to the company.
“Chinese swimmers played a key part in the testing phase during the development of the latest Fastskin suits and we are excited that they will now be able to wear the suits on the biggest stage of them all,” Rob Hicking, brand director at Speedo, said. “Speedo continues to support a global network of athletes through our world-leading innovation and we are thrilled to work with the CSA and the national team in Tokyo and beyond.”

 
Jim Gerson Returns as President of Speedo North America
Following the completion of Pentland Group’s acquisition of Speedo North America from PVH Corp., Jim Gerson will return as president, effective June 1.
In April, Pentland Group, parent company of the Speedo brand, acquired the Speedo North American business from PVH for $170 million in cash, subject to a working capital adjustment.

Gerson will be tasked with leading the Speedo North America team as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2021 and growing the brand across the region, within the swim category.

 
Speedo International Parent Company Buys Speedo North America For $170 Million
Pentland Group — the parent company to Speedo International Ltd. — has purchased Speedo North America from PVH, which is also the parent company to brands including clothing giant Calvin Klein.
Pentland bought the brand from PVH for $170 million cash, PVH announced. The transaction is expected to close in April and all current Speedo North America employees will continue their roles under Pentland, according to a release.
“This is an exciting and positive time for the brand, as this strategic business decision will reunite Speedo business globally under Pentland. We are confident team is best positioned to capture the full potential of the iconic brand and its influence,” PVH president of Heritage Brands Sportswear & Speedo USA Geoff Barrett said. “A global Speedo brand will be an undisputable leader in this industry in an especially exciting year with the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.”
 

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