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FirstGroup PLC

ISIN: GB0003452173 | Ticker: FGR | LEI: 549300DEJZCPWA4HKM93
Country: United Kingdom

About FirstGroup PLC

Company Description

FirstGroup PLC is a British multinational transportation company that is headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland. The company has a diverse range of businesses in the transportation industry, including bus, train, and coach operations in the UK and North America.

FirstGroup PLC was founded in 1986 as First Bus, and it quickly grew to become the largest bus operator in the UK. In 1995, the company acquired the British Railways subsidiary, Great Western Trains, and entered into the UK rail industry. Over the years, FirstGroup PLC has expanded its operations into other countries, including the United States and Canada.

Today, FirstGroup PLC is a leading provider of transportation services in the UK and North America, serving millions of passengers each year.

Year founded


Served area

United Kingdom + North America




395 King Street, AB24 5RP Aberdeen – United Kingdom

Financial statements

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Line item in (gbp) 29.03.2020 28.03.2021 27.03.2022
Assets N/A 8,292,900,000.00 3,833,900,000.00
Noncurrent Assets N/A 2,641,200,000.00 2,267,200,000.00
Property Plant And Equipment N/A 2,443,700,000.00 1,692,700,000.00
Goodwill N/A 83,900,000.00 93,500,000.00
Other Intangible Assets N/A 16,200,000.00 12,400,000.00
Investment Accounted For Using Equity Method N/A 8,300,000.00 2,200,000.00
Deferred Tax Assets N/A 35,000,000.00 36,100,000.00
Noncurrent Recognised Assets Defined Benefit Plan N/A 52,900,000.00 203,000,000.00
Noncurrent Derivative Financial Assets N/A 1,200,000.00 4,200,000.00
Inventories N/A 29,400,000.00 28,900,000.00
Trade And Other Current Receivables N/A 676,700,000.00 682,300,000.00
Current Tax Assets Current N/A 400,000.00 3,100,000.00
Cash and cash equivalents N/A 1,438,900,000.00 787,700,000.00
Other Cash And Cash Equivalents N/A N/A 158,700,000.00
Current Assets Other Than Assets Or Disposal Groups Classified As Held For Sale Or As Held For Distribution To Owners N/A 2,160,300,000.00 1,528,200,000.00
Current Derivative Financial Assets N/A 14,900,000.00 26,200,000.00
Equity 1,176,700,000.00 1,154,100,000.00 885,100,000.00
Issued Capital N/A 61,100,000.00 37,500,000.00
Retained Earnings N/A -89,600,000.00 137,600,000.00
Share Premium N/A 689,600,000.00 692,800,000.00
Treasury Shares N/A 9,000,000.00 9,000,000.00
Other Reserves N/A 4,600,000.00 22,400,000.00
Equity Attributable To Owners Of Parent N/A 1,178,000,000.00 876,600,000.00
Noncontrolling Interests N/A -23,900,000.00 8,500,000.00
Liabilities N/A 7,138,800,000.00 2,948,800,000.00
Noncurrent Liabilities N/A 2,953,200,000.00 873,800,000.00
Noncurrent Provisions N/A 135,500,000.00 120,700,000.00
Noncurrent Recognised Liabilities Defined Benefit Plan N/A 324,500,000.00 16,300,000.00
Noncurrent Derivative Financial Liabilities N/A 1,200,000.00 0.00
Longterm Borrowings N/A 2,492,000,000.00 736,800,000.00
Current Liabilities N/A 4,185,600,000.00 2,075,000,000.00
Current Provisions N/A 74,400,000.00 114,600,000.00
Trade And Other Current Payables N/A 1,587,600,000.00 1,245,100,000.00
Current Payables On Social Security And Taxes Other Than Income Tax N/A 34,600,000.00 38,300,000.00
Current Tax Liabilities Current N/A 14,400,000.00 0.00
Current Liabilities Other Than Liabilities Included In Disposal Groups Classified As Held For Sale N/A 3,049,000,000.00 2,075,000,000.00
Liabilities Included In Disposal Groups Classified As Held For Sale N/A 1,136,600,000.00 0.00
Current Derivative Financial Liabilities N/A 11,800,000.00 0.00
Line item in (gbp) 29.03.2020/
Revenue 4,318,800,000.00 4,591,100,000.00
Profit Loss From Operating Activities 171,000,000.00 122,800,000.00
Finance Costs 143,700,000.00 141,600,000.00
Profit Loss Before Tax 29,100,000.00 -17,700,000.00
Income Tax Expense Continuing Operations 6,300,000.00 -11,900,000.00
Profit Loss From Continuing Operations 22,800,000.00 -5,800,000.00
Profit Loss From Discontinued Operations 68,300,000.00 647,800,000.00
Profit (loss) 91,100,000.00 642,000,000.00
Profit Loss Attributable To Owners Of Parent 78,400,000.00 636,400,000.00
Profit Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interests 12,700,000.00 5,600,000.00
Line item in (gbp) 28.03.2021 27.03.2022
Profit (loss) 91,100,000.00 642,000,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Operations 1,358,700,000.00 263,400,000.00
Interest Paid Classified As Operating Activities 149,800,000.00 176,600,000.00
Income Taxes Paid Refund Classified As Operating Activities 4,500,000.00 21,400,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Operating Activities 1,204,400,000.00 65,400,000.00
Proceeds From Sales Of Property Plant And Equipment Classified As Investing Activities 119,000,000.00 23,100,000.00
Purchase Of Property Plant And Equipment Classified As Investing Activities 416,500,000.00 241,900,000.00
Purchase Of Intangible Assets Classified As Investing Activities 4,100,000.00 9,700,000.00
Interest Received Classified As Investing Activities 2,000,000.00 1,400,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Investing Activities -301,000,000.00 2,081,600,000.00
Proceeds From Issuing Shares 500,000.00 2,900,000.00
Payments Of Other Equity Instruments 4,700,000.00 23,500,000.00
Repayments Of Borrowings Classified As Financing Activities 89,600,000.00 579,300,000.00
Payments Of Lease Liabilities Classified As Financing Activities 685,000,000.00 600,400,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Financing Activities -326,900,000.00 -2,890,000,000.00
Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents before effect of exchange rate changes 576,500,000.00 -743,000,000.00
Effect Of Exchange Rate Changes On Cash And Cash Equivalents -19,600,000.00 -200,000.00
Cash and cash equivalents 1,438,900,000.00 787,700,000.00

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Filings & Publications


Consolidated Report
Corporate Governance Report
Company Presentation
Sustainability Report
Remuneration Report


Consolidated Report
Corporate Governance Report
Company Presentation
Sustainability Report
Remuneration Report

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