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Rolls-Royce Holdings

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc
Rolls-Royce
Public limited company
Traded as
Industry Aerospace, Defence, Energy, Marine
Predecessor
Founded
  • (business) 1904; 113 years ago (1904), in Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • (company) inc. February 2011
Founder Charles Rolls and Henry Royce
Headquarters Buckingham Gate, London, SW1
Key people
Ian Davis (Chairman)
Warren East (CEO)
Products
  • Civil and military aero engines
  • Marine propulsion systems
  • Power generation equipment
Revenue £14,955 million (2016)
£44 million (2016)
£(4,032) million (2016)
Total assets £25,538 million (2016)
Total equity £1,862 million (2016)
Number of employees
49,900 (2016)
Subsidiaries
Website rolls-royce.com

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public limited company incorporated in February 2011 that owns Rolls-Royce, a business established in 1904 and today designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries. Rolls-Royce is the world’s second-largest maker of aircraft engines and has major businesses in the marine propulsion and energy sectors. All of its shares are tradeable on the and other markets.

Rolls-Royce was the world's 16th-largest defence contractor in 2011 and 2012 when measured by defence revenues. It had an announced order book of £71.6 billion as of January 2014.

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. As of June 2013, it had a market capitalisation of £22.22 billion, the 24th-largest of any company with a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange. Its headquarters are in London.

Rolls-Royce grew from the engineering business of F H Royce which was established in 1884 and ten years later began to manufacture dynamos and electric cranes. C S Rolls established a separate business with F H Royce in 1904 because Royce had developed a range of cars which Rolls wanted to sell. A corporate owner was incorporated in 1906 with the name Rolls-Royce Limited.

In 1971 the same company, Rolls-Royce Limited, entered voluntary liquidation because it was unable to meet its financial obligations though it remains in existence today, still in liquidation, with a file number for its name. Its business and assets were bought by the government using a company created for the purpose named Rolls-Royce (1971) limited. This (1971) company remains in existence today and carries on Rolls-Royce business under the name Rolls-Royce plc.

Rolls-Royce plc returned to the sharemarkets in 1987 under the government of Margaret Thatcher. In 2003 ownership of Rolls-Royce plc was passed to Rolls-Royce Group plc incorporated 21 March 2003 which issued its own new shares for payment to the previous shareholders. In 2011 in the same way Rolls-Royce Group plc passed ownership on 23 May 2011 to Rolls-Royce Holdings plc a wholly new company incorporated 10 February 2011.


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