Adidas AG

Adidas AG

Adidas AG

Overview
Date Founded

1989

Headquarters

5600 Paseo Del Norte # 105, Carlsbad, CA, 92008, US

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

59.5K

Industries

Apparel & Footwear
Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries
Sports
Other Consumer Durables

Company Description

Adidas AG engages in design, distribution and marketing of athletic and sporting lifestyle products. It operates through the following segments: Western Europe, NorthAmerica, Greater China, Russia or CIS, Latin America, Japan, MiddleEast, South Korea, Southeast Asia orPacific, TaylorMade-adidas Golf, Reebok-CCM Hockey, Runtastic, and Other Centrally Managed Businesses. The TaylorMade-adidas Golf segment includes designs, develops, and distributes primarily golf clubs, balls and accessories. The Reebok-CCM Hockey segment engages in designs, produces, and distributes ice hockey equipment such as sticks, skates, and protection gear. The Runtastic segment provides a comprehensive ecosystem for tracking and managing health and fitness data. The Other Centrally Managed Brands segment involves in the business activities of labels Y-3 and Porsche Design Sport by adidas. The company was founded by Adolf Dassler in 1920 and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Head-Global Sales

Global Brands

General Counsel & Founder

Chief Corporate Communications Officer

Creative Partner

Head of Information Technology, Latin America

Head of Baseball

Head-Global Operations

Supervisory Board

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman-Management Board at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Director Future at Adidas AG

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Orascom Construction Industries SAE

Managing Director & Vice Chairman at JPMorgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Ltd.

Director & Chief Executive Officer at Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA

Former Chief Financial Officer at Daimler AG

Senior Vice President-Project Management Sale at Daimler AG

Senior Vice President, Global Sports Marketing & Relations at Adidas AG

Co-Managing Director at ENSO Netz GmbH

Assistant Project Manager at Adidas America, Inc.

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DWS’ strategies incorporate a disciplined investment process and sophisticated risk management which builds on the research expertise and global resources and alternative asset management expertise of Deutsche Bank to leverage first-hand, real-time insight from a global research engine that links analysts and investment professionals worldwide. The firm's Discretionary Portfolio Management service is tailored to individual clients and is based on a disciplined investment process, a dynamic approach to investment decision making and effective risk management. Their investment process is run by the Wealth Management Global Investment Committee, which creates a formal asset allocation and offers advice on risk management and active FX hedging. DWS’ investment process is centered on three \"pillars\": assembling expert judgment; analyzing asset price drivers and identifying fundamental changes to the investment regime. They employ a bottom-up analysis of the current situation, evaluating macroeconomic data, asset valuations and technical market factors and they attempt to identify fundamental changes to the investment regime throughout the process so they can react accordingly.

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DWS UK specializes in global alternative investments. They are an active, risk-aware manager which aims to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns through their multi-manager multi-strategy portfolios, multi-manager strategy-specific portfolios, and single-manager portfolios. DWS UK offers investors access to a diverse range of regional and global strategies across the spectrum of direct real estate and infrastructure, real estate and infrastructure securities and commodities, private equity, sustainable investments and hedge funds.

Recent Transactions
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KPS Capital Partners LP purchases Taylor Made Golf Co., Inc. from Adidas AG

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Birch Hill Equity Partners Management, Inc. purchases Sport Maska, Inc. from Adidas AG

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Juggernaut Capital Partners purchases Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co. from Adidas AG

Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onTaylor Made Golf Co., Inc., Adidas AG purchase Adams Golf, Inc.

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Advised onJuggernaut Capital Partners purchases Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co. from Adidas AG

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Advised onAdidas AG purchases Runtastic GmbH from Axel Springer SE

Co-Managing Partner

Advised onJuggernaut Capital Partners purchases Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co. from Adidas AG

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Advised onJuggernaut Capital Partners purchases Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co. from Adidas AG

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Advised onBerkshire Partners LLC, New Balance Athletics, Inc., Rockport Co. LLC /Private Group purchase The Rockport Co. LLC from Adidas AG

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Chief Product Officer & Executive Vice President-Creative Cloud at Adobe, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Consultant

Executive Vice President & Managing Partner at Horizon Media, Inc.

Clients

Kohl's Corp. owns and operates family-oriented department stores. It offers apparel, footwear and accessories for women, men and children; soft home products, such as sheets and pillows and house wares targeted to middle-income customers. Its stores generally carry a consistent merchandise assortment with some differences attributable to regional preferences. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI.

Wing Tai Holdings Ltd. is an investment company, which engages in the property development and garment retailing businesses. It operates through the following business segments: Development Properties, Investment Properties, Retail, and Others. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Singapore.

EssilorLuxottica SA engages in the design, manufacture, and sales of ophthalmic lenses and instruments. It operates through the following business segments: Lenses & Optical Instruments, Equipment, and Sunglasses and Readers. The Lenses & Optical Instruments business segment engages in the production, finishing, distribution and trading of lens and instruments. The Equipment business segment includes production, distribution and sale of high capacity equipment, such as digital surfacing machines and lens polishing machines, which are used in manufacturing plants and prescription laboratories for finishing operations on semi-finished lenses. The Sunglasses and Readers business segment engages in the production, distribution and sale of both non-prescription sunglasses and non-prescription reading glasses. The company was founded by Leonardo Del Vecchio in 1961 and is headquartered in Charenton-le-Pont, France.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$66.1B
Total Enterprise Value
$68.3B
Earnings Per Share
$11.43
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
10.22%
Revenue
$27B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.01%
Debt TEV
0.08x
TEVNet Income
30.26x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
15.96x
Enterprise Value / Sales
2.53x
EBITDAMargin
15.84%
Net Profit
$2.26B
EBITDA
$4.28B
Total Debt
$5.45B
Total Equity
$8.07B
Political Donations
$1,000
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$1,000
2007
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Handstand App, Inc. develops a mobile application that allows to book private or group workout classes. The company was founded by Tiffany O. Hakimianpour in 2015 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.

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GreenPark Sports, Inc. develops digital and mobile gaming services. The company was founded by Chad Meredith Hurley, Nick Swinmurn and Ken Martin in 2018 and is headquartered in Burlingame, CA.

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Carbon, Inc. engages in provision of digital manufacturing solutions. Its products include hardware, printing materials, and software. The company was founded by Edward T. Samulski, Steven Lars Nelson, Joseph M. DeSimone, Nikita Ermoshkin, and Alex Ermoshkin in 2013 and is headquartered Redwood City, CA.

Investors
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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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