Company name
Canonical Group Limited
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Company type
Private limited with share capital
Incorporation date
06 Apr 2009
Type of accounts filing
Latest annual returns
06 Apr 2015
Next annual returns due
04 May 2015
Latest annual accounts
31 Mar 2014
Next annual accounts due
31 Dec 2014
SIC 2003
7222 — Other Software Consultancy And Supply
SIC 2007
62012 — Business And Domestic Software Development
Related names
Canonical Canada, Canonical Ltd Taiwan Br., Canonical USA, Canonical Brasil Ltda, Ubuntu Designers
Registered Address
5Th Floor Blue Fin Building
110 Southwark Street
United Kingdom
020 3148 5000
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Trading Address
5Th Blue Fin Building
110 Southwark Street
020 3148 5000
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Canonical Group Limited was set up on 06 Apr 2009 and has its registered office in London. Its current status is listed as "Active" and it currently has one director. It was founded by Mr Mark Richard Shuttleworth, Ms Jane Elizabeth Silber. The company employs 250-499 people. The company has only one subsidiary, Canonical UK Limited.


200,123 GBP

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223,534 GBP

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Wikipedia Description

Canonical Ltd. is a UK-based privately held computer software company founded (and funded) by South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth to market commercial support and related services for Ubuntu and related projects. Canonical employs staff in more than 30 countries and maintains offices in London, Boston, Taipei, Montreal, Shanghai, São Paulo and the Isle of Man.

Source article: Canonical (company)

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A group engaged in the provision of technical services around the open source operating system. Accounts data converted from US dollars.

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