Announcements

  • FT 2015 half year results

    In addition to a focus on digital, the FT has been innovating successfully across a series of physical formats, responding to demand and a desire for contact, conversation and community. We’ve seen double digit growth in events revenues and new initiatives include an FT Live Future of Europe series, which will culminate in a major summit in Brussels in 2016, and a number of events exploring the challenges and opportunities of digital disruption in the automotive, healthcare, banking and insurance industries. The 125 forum continues to grow its membership and hosted events on topics including cyber security, social media and managing globally diverse workforces, with speakers including former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.

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  • Pearson to sell FT Group to Nikkei Inc.

    Pearson is today announcing that it has agreed the sale of FT Group to Nikkei Inc. for a gross consideration of £844 million, payable in cash.

    Financial Times is one of the world’s leading news organisations, recognised for its authority, integrity and accuracy. It includes the FT newspaper, FT.com, How to Spend It, FT Labs, FTChinese, the Confidentials and Financial Publishing (including The Banker, Investors Chronicle, MandateWire, Money-Media, Medley Global Advisors and more). At the FT, total circulation across print and digital rose more than 30% over the last five years to 737,000, with digital circulation growing to represent 70% of the total, from 24%, and mobile driving almost half of all traffic. Content and services now account for the majority of revenues.

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  • FT hosts second annual festival of finance with Camp Alphaville

    FT Alphaville editor and Camp Alphaville founder Paul Murphy said: “Camp Alphaville is a place for all the world-class strategists, economists, financiers, asset managers and academics who read Alphaville but never get a chance to meet outside the office to discuss some serious ideas. But there’s no reason it can’t be in a fun setting. This is the future of finance conferences – tents, igloos, robots and all.”

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