Google UK Q3 results beat expectations

14 October 2011

Google’s UK gross revenue jumped an impressive 25% YoY in Q3 to £651 million, with its paid search business continuing to outperform the advertising market

We have raised our YoY growth estimate for Google’s UK revenue to 22% for 2011, pushing our growth forecast for UK internet ad spend this year to 15% (up 3ppts). Our forecast for 2o12 is unchanged at 13% YoY growth

UK revenue growth fell shy of Google’s global revenue growth of 33% YoY, with Asia, India and Brazil particularly strong, and mobile increasingly significant

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