Williams Grand Prix


Market Cap€105m

Last Close €10.5

The group comprises a Formula One (F1) racing team (76% FY18 revenues) and Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE; 24% revenues). The F1 racing team placed 10th in the 2018 FIA F1 Constructors’ Championship. WAE specialises in the commercial application of aerodynamics, materials and battery technologies.

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Investment summary

In terms of the Formula One racing performance, 2019 was another challenging year on the track as well as financially. Williams also disposed of a majority stake in Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) on 31 December 2019 for £37.8m. The 2020 racing season is being severely disrupted by COVID-19, the relationship with the ROK Group of companies is being terminated early and new bank facilities have been secured. On 29 May 2020, the company started a strategic review and entered a formal sale process under the UK’s Takeover Code.

Content on Williams Grand Prix
William Grand Prix Holdings – Changing gear
Industrials | research Update | 16 June 2020
Williams Grand Prix – Challenges on the track
Industrials | research Update | 23 September 2019
Williams Grand Prix – Challenging year in prospect
Industrials | research Update | 23 April 2019
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Key management
Martin Hudson Financial Director