Big Yellow Group

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Big Yellow Group plc
Public (LSEBYG)
Industry Storage
Founded 1998
Headquarters Bagshot, Surrey, UK
Key people
Nicholas Vetch, Chairman
James Gibson, CEO
Revenue £69.7 million (2013)[1][2]
£48.0 million (2013)[2]
£31.9 million (2013)[2]
Website www.bigyellow.co.uk

The Big Yellow Group Plc is Bagshot, Surrey based a self-storage company that operates in London and the South East of England.[3] The Company is ranked third largest self-storage company in UK[4] and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index and listed on the London Stock Exchange.[5]

Founded in 1998 by Nicholas Vetch, Philip Burks and James Gibson, the company has 55 storage sites in UK.[6][7][8] Philip Burks served as the property director of the company from 1998 to 2007.[9]

In 2007, the company was converted in to a real estate investment trust[10] and later that year entered into a partnership with funds managed by Pramerica Real Estates Investors to develop another 25 stores in the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland.[8][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anthony Tshibangu (May 20, 2014). "Big Yellow Increases Dividend 49% Following Strong Profit Growth". Morningstar. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Preliminary Results 2013
  3. ^ "Revenues up". Daily Post (Liverpool, England). January 19, 2005. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "Big Yellow Bullish despite the Housing Market Setback; SUPPORT SERVICES". The Birmingham Post (England). May 20, 2008. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ London Stock Exchange
  6. ^ "Big Yellow Group PLC Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis". Real Estate Weekly News. March 8, 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  7. ^ "Big Yellow is to get even bigger". The Mirror (London, England). May 19, 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  8. ^ a b Big Yellow Group PLC (November 26, 2007). "£150 million Partnership to develop up to 25 stores in the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland". Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  9. ^ Martin Flanagan (December 17, 2010). "Blizzards hit profits as Goals Soccer Centres miss target". The Scotsman. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  10. ^ "Big Yellow Group Stores Up Profits after Increase". The Birmingham Post (England). May 22, 2007. Retrieved 7 February 2015 – via HighBeam. (subscription required (help)). 
  11. ^ "Group sell-off.". Daily Post (Liverpool, England). June 26, 2008. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 

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