Company profile

Wolters Kluwer specializes in publishing books, works, reviews, press, softwares and digital contents. Net sales break down by market as follows:
  • accountancy and taxation (30.6%). Contents published primarily under the ProSystem fx, Kluwer Law International and TaxWise titles;
  • health and science (25.7%) Facts & Comparisons, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medi-Span, etc.;
  • finance and business management (23.2%): CCH, Gainskeeper, BizFillings, CT TyMetrix, Expere, FRSGlobal, etc. ;
  • legal (20.5%): ComplyTrack, Effacts, Enablon, IPSOA, Iter, Jura, Jurion, Kleos, LA LEY, LamyLine, LEX, Leggi D'Italia, Navigator, Pluris, Schulinck and Verifield.
The group's contents are marketed under the form of publishing on paper, electronic flow and CD-Roms. Net sales break down geographically as follows: Europe (30.8%), North America (61%) and other (8.2%).

Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 06 Jul 2020
Key Executives
Chief Executive Officer Nancy McKinstry
Company Secretary Maarten Thompson
Chief Financial Officer Kevin Entricken
Investor Relations Director Meg Geldens
Human Resources Director Maryjo Charbonnier
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 15 Mar 2019
Key figures
Millenium 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Net sales 4,612,000 4,260,000 4,422,000 4,297,000 4,208,000
Income from ordinary activities 4,612,000 4,260,000 4,422,000 4,297,000 4,208,000
Operating income 908,000 961,000 869,000 766,000 667,000
Cost (net) of financial indebtedness -52,000 -67,000 -99,000 -112,000 -122,000
Equity-accounted companies' contribution to results 3,000 2,000 4,000 2,000
Net profit from discontinued activities
Net income 669,000 657,000 671,000 490,000 423,000
Net income (Group share) 669,000 657,000 670,000 489,000 423,000
Fiscal year end 12.19 12.18 12.17 12.16 12.15
Length of fiscal year (month) 12 12 12 12 12
Currency & Unit EUR - thousands EUR - thousands EUR - thousands EUR - thousands EUR - thousands
Account Standards
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 06 Jul 2020
Shareholder information
Lazard Asset Management LLC 5.09 %
FIL Limited 4.93 %
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation 4.91 %
BlackRock, Inc. 4.30 %
Mawer Investment Management Ltd. 3.05 %
State Street Corporation 3.00 %
Group-owned stock 3.00 %
Invesco Ltd 2.98 %
Massachusetts Financial Services Company 2.31 %
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 15 Mar 2019

Address

Wolters Kluwer

2 Zuidpoolsingel
PO Box 1030
NL-2400 BA Alphen aan den Rijn
Netherlands
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 06 Jul 2020

Contact

Meg Geldens
Phone number: +31 172 641 407
Source: Wolters Kluwer - Last Update: 06 Jul 2020