TechnologySoftware & Computer Services
  • Price (GBX)856.00
  • Today's Change11.00 / 1.30%
  • Shares traded271.54k
  • 1 Year change26.63%
  • Beta0.8245
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About the company

GB Group plc (GBG) is a global specialist in identity data intelligence. Its segments include Identity Proofing division and Identity Solutions division. The Identity Proofing division provides Identification (ID) Verification, ID Employ and Comply services and ID Fraud and Risk Management Services. It also includes the operations of ID Scan Biometrics Ltd, a provider of software that automates on-boarding of customers and employees by simplifying the identity verification and data capture process. Its Identity Solutions Division provides ID Registration, ID Engage, and ID Trace and Investigate services. The Company helps organizations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ. It provides various business solutions that are focused on informing decisions about customers or employees in areas, such as employing people, registering identities, verifying identities, fighting fraud and locating people. Its products include GBG ID3global and GBG Datacare.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)199.10m
  • Net income in GBP17.06m
  • Incorporated1989
  • Employees1.05k
  • Location
    GB Group PLCThe Foundation, Herons WayCHESTER CH4 9GBUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 124 465 7333
  • Fax+44 124 468 0808
  • Websitehttps://www.gbgplc.com
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
GBG:LSE since
Hooyu LtdAnnounced07 Oct 202007 Oct 2020Announced19.05%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
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Frontier Developments PLC76.09m15.89m973.38m496.0062.949.9831.6412.790.3940.3941.892.490.6488--12.01153,405.2013.5515.1515.3517.5567.7667.2420.8918.02--41.460.19570.00-15.1427.30-11.6557.3635.95--
888 Holdings PLC497.03m50.60m1.00bn1.41k19.996.6213.602.010.13580.13581.340.40961.42--12.53351,756.4014.4111.8333.1928.96----10.188.76--13.640.1427107.703.644.27-56.12-6.076.05-5.59
Team17 Group PLC70.18m18.86m1.07bn173.0055.7411.4346.0515.210.14570.14570.54250.71070.7199--6.82405,635.8019.35--21.95--46.65--26.88------0.0164--43.04--130.72------
Playtech PLC1.20bn-6.23m1.15bn6.40k--,669.60-0.22886.18-0.3097.85-----0.571314.91--1.560.510872.9423.1126.98-89.66-37.6323.23-25.40
Micro Focus International plc2.36bn-727.79m1.18bn12.08k--0.3129--0.50-2.21-2.196.3411.270.20773,649.504.07195,520.00-6.40---7.94--76.80---30.81--0.83192.070.5057--------------
Blue Prism Group PLC129.10m-84.90m1.35bn1.01k--8.42--10.43-1.06-1.061.611.700.5541--3.11242,669.20-36.44-49.98-63.05-165.3486.9195.60-65.76-61.56----0.0309--82.9786.40-198.47--251.03--
Kainos Group PLC199.05m28.31m1.49bn1.42k53.1520.5646.937.470.22880.22881.610.59131.71--4.94139,782.3024.3221.4940.0937.5849.9647.5114.2211.93----0.042654.2618.1724.089.5913.7154.93-18.61
Integrafin Holdings PLC105.37m44.44m1.60bn509.0035.9713.3134.7115.170.13410.13410.31810.36250.0068--18.07207,021.600.2873--22.26--95.80--42.18------0.0565--8.74--22.01------
Plus500 Ltd578.56m315.36m1.61bn349.005.334.185.092.792.912.915.293.721.59--45.881,657,756.0086.4881.41106.1598.3392.64--54.5144.63----0.009173.00-50.799.15-59.978.17-41.373.97
GB Group plc199.10m17.06m1.65bn1.05k97.584.7641.438.300.08660.08661.011.780.3824234.173.28189,620.003.284.593.895.7972.4274.978.579.591.1111.000.164427.0638.7428.2940.4128.87-7.93--
Keywords Studios PLC310.50m11.95m1.69bn7.42k131.305.5050.605.450.17430.17434.524.160.8849--6.5041,823.333.394.644.416.1636.8937.313.834.70--9.990.086612.0330.1754.33-32.7535.1860.97-9.01
Softcat PLC1.08bn75.66m2.25bn1.53k29.8516.0128.432.090.37990.37995.410.70842.6473.723.78702,168.8018.5718.7456.7552.8421.8820.
Data as of Dec 01 2020. Currency figures normalised to GB Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

44.54%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Octopus Investments Ltd.as of 03 Aug 202013.62m6.98%
Aegon Asset Management UK PLCas of 14 Jul 202013.54m6.94%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 03 Jul 20209.90m5.07%
Standard Life Investments Ltd.as of 01 Nov 20209.71m4.97%
Ninety One UK Ltd.as of 31 Mar 20207.47m3.83%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 14 Feb 20196.84m3.51%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 31 Mar 20206.68m3.42%
Kabouter Management LLCas of 31 Mar 20206.61m3.39%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management Ltd.as of 31 Mar 20206.36m3.26%
Henderson Global Investors Ltd.as of 31 Mar 20206.19m3.17%
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