London, 7th March: Yesterday, London-based Informa plc announced its results for the year ended 2018. Revenues were £2.37 billion (US$3.01 billion) with underlying growth of 3.7%. Its adjusted operating profits increased by 2.3%, reaching £732 million (US$929 million).
The 12-month pro-forma performance of UBM’s business was in line with expectations. Revenues were £988 million (US$1.25 billion), with 2.8% of underlying growth, while its adjusted operating profits grew 6.9% to £288 million (US$365 million). Strong performing sectors included Pharma, Technology and Food & Hospitality. According to Informa, UBM’s business accounted for 25.9% of its total group revenues and 27.7% of its total adjusted operating profit.