Informa plc is one of the leading events and publishing firm in the UK. Its history dates back to 1734 when Llyod’s List became the popular publisher of London news. However, the current company was formerly found in 1998 following a merger between IBC Group plc and LLP Group plc that has allowed its relentless expansion across the world. Also, the firm owns several subsidiary entities earned through acquisitions and mergers.
It is headquartered in London, the UK with operations spread in more than 43 countries. The company operates a wide range of brands including CRC Press, Penton, Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Fan Expo, London Press Lloyd, UBM, Institute for International Research and much more, each with a line of products to serve a large market. The company has held over 500 trade shows and more than 10,000 conferences every year and publishes a variety of prints including newsletters, books, databases, academic journals, and much more. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and as a component of the FTSE 100 Share Index.