Virgin Group

Virgin Group Ltd. is a British multinational venture capital conglomerate founded by Sir Richard Branson and Nik Powell in February 1970.

Virgin Group Ltd.
TypePrivate
IndustryConglomerate
FoundedFebruary 1970; 51 years ago (1970-02)
FoundersRichard Branson
Nik Powell
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
ProductsBanking
Books
Commercial aviation
Commercial spaceflight
Consumer electronics
Films
Health care
Internet
Jewellery
Mobile phones
Music
Radio
Rail Transport
Retail
Travel
Revenue £16.6 billion (2019)
Number of employees
Approximately 71,000
Websitewww.virgin.com
Footnotes / references
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Virgin Group's date of incorporation is listed as 1989 by Companies House, who class it as a holding company; however Virgin's business and trading activities date back to the 1970s. The net worth of Virgin Group was estimated at £5–5.5 billion as of November 2014.[needs update]