"McCaig [Lastminute CEO] is pleased the company is no longer beholden to the public markets. Sabre has since been bought out by private equity firms TPG and Silver Lake Partners. Lastminute.com has a turnover in the region of €2bn (£1.6bn) but McCaig refuses to be specific." (my emphasis)
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Lastminute has a turnover in the region of Euro 2 Billion (Guardian)
Historical piece by Zoe Wood in last weekend's Guardian on 10 years of lastminute.com. Have a read if you want to reminisce about London during the dotcom gold rush. But here is the important paragraph on the gross bookings numbers for Lastminute.com - especially as we have not seen a public result from the now private Travelocity for almost 2 years.