Informa Plc (LON: INF) is a United Kingdom-based publishing company. Incorporated in the year 1998, the company's business operations are concentrated mainly in the United States, North America, Continental Europe, and the United Kingdom. The company offers intelligence-based products, services using vast data and research for customer and companies in more than 30 countries. The business of the company is differentiated into five operating segments: Informa Intelligence, Informa Connect, Informa Markets, Taylor & Francis, and Informa Tech. The Business Intelligence segment, as the name suggests, works for providing intelligence and insight to professionals. Its global exhibition division is engaged in Organising events for reputed business exhibition and trade shows and various patron events who are clients of the company. Its knowledge and networking division operating segment is involved in conducting conferences and training courses across the world. Currently, the company has nearly 11,000 employees working in 150 offices spread across 43 countries. The company's top brands include Institute for international research, Lloyd’s list, CRC Press, Fan Expo, Taylor & Francis, UBM, Routledge and Penton. The shares of the company were first admitted on the London Stock Exchange on 30 May 2014 in the Premium Main Market Segment. There they are identified and trade with the ticker name INF, and also form part of the FTSE 100 index.