Virgin Group

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Virgin Group
Type Private (Limited liability)
When it was created 1970 (Incorporation: 1989)
Headquarters England The School House, 50 Brook Lane, Hammersmith and Fulham, London, England
Key people Richard Branson, Chairman
Stephen Murphy, CEO
Susannah Parden, CFO
Things made Beverages
Airlines
Trains
Games
Financial services
Films
Internet
Cable TV
Music
Radio
Books
Cosmetics
Jewellery
Houseware
Retail
Mobile phones
Money earned US$20 billion Increase (2006)[1]
Employees 35,000
Website www.virgin.com

Virgin Group Ltd is a branded venture capital organization founded by British business tycoon Sir Richard Branson.[2] The core business areas are travel, entertainment and lifestyle, among others. 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 to the 1970s. The net worth of Virgin Group LTD as of September 2008 is £5,010,000,000.

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