GlaxoSmithKline Plc

Company overview

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK or 'the company') is a leading global provider of pharmaceutical and consumer health-related products. The company primarily operates in the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific. GSK is headquartered in Brentford, the UK, and employed 99,451 people as on December 31, 2013.

The company recorded revenues of £26,505 million (approximately $41,427.3 million) during the financial year ended December 2013 (FY2013), an increase of 0.3% over FY2012. The operating profit of the company was £7,028 million (approximately $10,984.8 million) during FY2013, a decrease of 3.7% compared with FY2012. The net profit was £5,436 million (approximately $8,496.5 million) in FY2013, an increase of 20.8% over FY2012.

In April 2014, GSK entered into an agreement with Novartis to acquire Novartis's Vaccines business (excluding flu), to create a new consumer healthcare business by combining its consumer healthcare business with Novartis's over the counter products and to divest its portfolio of oncology products to Novartis.

Key facts

980 Great West Road , Brentford , Middlesex TW8 9GS , GBR

London ticker: GSK

New York (ADR) ticker: GSK

No. employees: 99451

Turnover: 26,505,000,000 (GBP)

Financial year end: December


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