October 21, 2014 11:24 AM ET


Company Overview of Virgin Group Ltd.

Company Overview

Virgin Group Ltd. engages in leisure, travel, tourism, mobile, broadband, TV, radio, music, finance, and health businesses in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and Australia. It engages in the fields of airlines, rail services, vacation and cruise packages, and passenger motorbike transportation services. The company also operates gym facilities, racing teams, online casino and slots, and balloon flights; publishes non-fiction books; provides cord blood stem cell banking, home IT and technical support, health and lifestyle management, employee health program, and NHS services; and offers corporate gift vouchers, and online gaming and video games, as well as wines online. In addition, it o...

The Battleship Building

179 Harrow Road

London,  W2 6NB

United Kingdom

Founded in 1970


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Key Executives for Virgin Group Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer and Partner
Chief Executive of Virgin Blue
Age: 50
Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Produced
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Virgin Group Ltd. Key Developments

Virgin Reportedly Seeks Financing

Virgin Group Ltd. has asked banks to pitch to offer about £300 million in financing as it prepares to take some of its companies public, said two people with knowledge of the matter. Virgin Group plans to raise £150 million from an equity financing and the remainder via a collateral loan, secured against stakes in companies that could join the stock market in the next year, the people said, asking not to be named as the details aren’t public. No final decision has been taken, they said. Virgin plans to hold initial public offerings for businesses including gym chain Virgin Active Ltd. and lender Virgin Money Plc, the people said. According to Bloomberg, a spokeswoman for Virgin wasn’t available to comment.

Virgin Group Ltd. Presents at BIO International Convention, Jun-24-2014

Virgin Group Ltd. Presents at BIO International Convention, Jun-24-2014 . Venue: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, United States. Speakers: Richard C.N. Branson, Founder, President and Director.

Gamesys and Virgin Group Launch New Online Gambling Site

Gamesys and Virgin Group announced the launch of their new online gambling site, VirginCasino.com. Unique game play, responsible gaming practices, and investing in New Jersey and its residents are top priorities of the newest entrant to the state's recently legalized online gambling market.

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