Founded in: 1516
Founded in 1516 by Henry VIII when he created a “Master of the Posts”, Royal Mail was privatized in 2013 forming the Royal Mail Group plc. The company provides mail and parcel delivery throughout the UK and Europe. The company operates in three segments: UK Parcels, International and Letters (82% FY15 Revenue); General Logistics Systems (16%) Other (2%). UK business is conducted with two brands – “Royal Mail” & “Parcelforce Worldwide” and European mail distribution is operated by General Logistics Systems.
No stock splits.