IP Group

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IP Group plc
Type Public (LSEIPO)
Industry Intellectual property
Founded 2001
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people Bruce Smith, Chairman
Alan Aubrey, CEO
Revenue £85.4 million (2013)[1]
Operating income £72.2 million (2013)[1]
Net income £72.6 million (2013)[1]
Website www.ipgroupplc.com

IP Group plc is a British-based Intellectual property business investing in technology companies. It is headquartered in London. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.


The business was founded in 2001 and floated on the Alternative Investment Market in 2003 before achieving a full listing in 2006: it raised an additional £55m in June 2011.[2] It acquired Fusion IP Group on 20 March 2014.[3]


The company specialises in the commercialisation of university intellectual property rights.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Annual Results 2013
  2. ^ IP raises cash Investors Chronicle, 31 August 2011
  3. ^ "IP Group completes Fusion IP acquisition". 20 March 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Calm returns to IP Investors Chronicle, 6 September 2010

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