Financial News is a financial newspaper and news website published in London. It is a weekly investment banking, fund management and securities industries newspaper, published by eFinancialNews Limited. Financial News was founded in 1996.
Since its founding in 1996 it has been in competition with the more diversified Financial Times (The FT carries both political and business news).
In addition to the publication of the Financial News, the company also operates:
- eFinancialNews.com - - an updated daily website version of The Financial News
- The Private Equity News - - provides daily news and analysis for Europe's private equity industry. The Private Equity News website is the counterpart to the weekly Private Equity News hard copy - Europe's only weekly private equity publication. Private Equity News was launched in 2003.
- Brummell Magazine - - together with the quarterly published Brummell Magazine hard copy it is the essential guide to elegant living including luxury travel, style, design and exclusive experiences.
- Wealth Bulletin - - re-launched in April 2008 it provides daily news and analysis on the wealth management industry.
The newspaper's coverage is primarily Europe, UK-focused though it also has correspondents in New York. It is stratified by financial services industry, with major weekly sections on Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity, Trading & Technology, Merges & Acquisitions, Hedge Funds, Debt Markets, Equity Markets and Derivatives. Online coverage is structured in a similar way.
The ABC Audited average circulation for the Financial News print edition for the period 1 July 2006 - 30 June 2007 was 19,772 an 5% increase on the previous year. The readership profile is highly educated and affluent professionals, mainly in the London-based financial services industries. The average annual income of Financial News readers is over 200,000 pounds sterling.
Visitors to the main website in May 2008 was 374,928. The average page views per month was about 1.5 million during this time.
FNO Mobile allows customers to access FNO content via any mobile device, including phones and BlackBerries.