Informa Plc is a holding company, which engages in the provision of international business-to-business events, academic publishing, and information services. It operates through the following segments: Global Exhibitions, Academic Publishing, Business Intelligent, and Knowledge and Networking. The Academic Publishing segment delivers books and journals in print and digital formats for researchers, universities, and research institutions. The Global Exhibitions segment organizes major branded transaction-oriented exhibitions. The Business Intelligent segment focuses on specialist data-driven insight and intelligence. The Knowledge and Networking segment creates content-driven events, training, and digital platforms. The company was founded in December 1998 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.