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    ASCL   GB00BYM8GJ06


Delayed London Stock Exchange  -  11:35 2022-09-30 am EDT
205.60 GBX   -2.65%
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Ascential : Financial Reporting Document

08/01/2022 | 07:15am EDT

Half Year Results

For the six months ended 30 June 2022

1 August 2022


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Ascential | Half Year Results 2022





Results Summary


Duncan Painter





Mandy Gradden



Duncan Painter

Ascential | Half Year Results 2022


01 Results Summary

Duncan Painter


H122 highlights

  • Continuing structural growth and bounce-back from major events.
  • Digital Commerce
    • Strong revenue growth, despite global marketplace headwinds:
      • Organic: +15% (Execution: +19%)
      • Proforma: +19% (Execution +23%)
    • Further expansion of addressable market, with the acquisitions in Germany and Southeast Asia.
    • Acceleration of investment in capabilities.
  • Product Design acceleration continues (revenue +14%), with strong subscription billings driven by non-fashion verticals.
  • Marketing saw significant growth (revenue +88%), through return of Lions festival, with considerable delegate and sponsorship participation, bringing overall revenue in line with 2019.
  • Retail & Financial Services also grew very strongly (revenue +74%), through continued resurgence of Money20/20 Europe, following return last year, comfortably exceeding 2019 revenue levels.

Total revenue £261m (£154m)

Reported growth


Organic growth


Adjusted EBITDA £67m (£43m)

Reported growth


Organic growth


Ascential | Half Year Results 2022


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