Big Yellow Group


Big Yellow Group

Infobox Company
company_name = Big Yellow Group plc
company_
company_type = Public (lse|BYG)
foundation = 1998
location = Bagshot, UK
key_people = Nicholas Vetch, Chairman
James Gibson, CEO
industry = Storage
products =
revenue = £56.9 million (2008)
operating_income = £122.6 million (2008)
net_income = £102.6 million (2008)
num_employees =
parent =
subsid =
homepage = [http://www.bigyellow.co.uk www.bigyellow.co.uk]
footnotes =
The Big Yellow Group Plc (lse|BYG) is the leading provider of self storage space in London and the South East of England. The Company is listed in the FTSE 250.

History

The Company was founded by Nicholas Vetch, Philip Burks and James Gibson in 1998. It was listed on the Alternative Investment Market in 2000. The company converted to a real estate investment trust in 2007. [ [http://miranda.hemscott.com/ir/byg/ar_2007/cstate.html Chairman's Statement 2007] ] Later in 2007 it 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. [ [http://miranda.hemscott.com/servlet/HsPublic?context=ir.access&ir_option=RNS_NEWS&item=53878217822559&ir_client_id=3942 Big Yellow Group PLC: £150 million Partnership to develop up to 25 stores in the Midlands, North of England and Scotland] ]

Operations

The company rents secure, clean, dry and well lit individually lockable space in large warehouses. The company has a strong focus on security and convenience. At the end of 2007 it had 45 stores and another 27 in development.

References

External links

* [http://www.bigyellow.co.uk Official Website]


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