Airbus SE

Airbus SE

Airbus SE

Overview
Date Founded

2000

Headquarters

Mendelweg 30, Leiden, 2333 CS, NLD

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

129K

Industries

Aerospace & Defense
Other Business & Consulting Services

Company Description

The EADS Group is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services, employing around 133,000 people at more than 170 sites worldwide. Facebook Twitter share + Developing sustainable aircraft, connecting people, observing and understanding Earth, and making the world a safer place: EADS does things that matter. Ever since its inception in 2000, EADS has constantly drawn from the strength that comes from integration. The Group brings together businesses that are market leaders in their own right, forming a collective driven by a single vision. EADS includes Airbus as the leading global manufacturer of the most innovative commercial and military aircraft, with Airbus Military covering tanker, transport and mission aircraft. Astrium, the European leader in space programmes and the third biggest space provider worldwide, is active in all space activities, from large-scale space systems to satellite services. Cassidian, worldwide leader in state-of-the-art solutions for armed forces and civil security worldwide, also makes EADS the major partner in the Eurofighter consortium and a stakeholder in the missile systems provider MBDA. Eurocopter is the world’s primary helicopter manufacturer in the civil sector, offering the largest civil and military helicopter range in the world. EADS — its people and its innovations — plays a role in creating some of the world’s biggest success stories, helping to make tomorrow’s technology a reality.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Group General Counsel

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Information Officer

Chief Procurement Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Executive Officer, Airbus Defence & Space

Board of Directors

Co Chairman at Fabrique de Lindustrie

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at First Eastern Investment Group Ltd.

Former Chief Operating Officer at Iberdola SA

Executive Chairman, Human Resources Committee at American Electric Power Co., Inc.

Managing Director at Warburg Pincus LLC

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Executive Committee at Solvay SA

Managing Director & Owner at Frankfurt Technology Management GmbH

Chief Executive Officer at Airbus SE

Co-Founder at Drayson Technologies Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer at Peugeot SA

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Capital World Investors (CWI) employs a long-term, value-oriented global investment approach and a multiple portfolio manager system that combines teamwork and individual accountability. The firm is committed to maintaining low operating expenses, among the lowest in the fund industry. They utilize fundamental research to gather in-depth information on markets and companies around the world.CWI employs a security-by-security approach to portfolio construction and emphasize long-term investments. Their strategies focus on determining the difference between the fundamental value of a company and its price in the marketplace.CWI offers a wide variety of equity, fixed-income and balanced investment strategies. Their strategies are categorized as global, multi-regional and regional investment strategies.

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Capital World Global Investors (CWGI) is the investment adviser to the American Funds Group, a family of 30 funds marketed to individuals exclusively through financial advisers and other intermediaries. American Funds are also used as investment vehicles for 401ks, other retirement plans, variable annuities and 529 college savings plans. The funds have the following characteristics: (1) a long-term, value-oriented approach (2) long-established, global research (3) a multiple portfolio counselor system that combines teamwork with individual accountability (4) experienced, long-tenured investment professionals and (5) a commitment to low operating expenses, among the lowest in the fund industry.^CWGI uses a Multiple Portfolio Counselor System. The assets of each fund are divided into smaller, more manageable portions. Each portion is managed by a portfolio counselor who operates autonomously, investing his or her portion as though it were an entire fund (subject to fund objectives and overall guidelines). Research analysts typically manage a segment as well (usually about 20% of the fund's assets), bringing their expertise directly to bear on the fund's results. Portfolio counselors are free to make their own decisions. As a fund's assets grow, new counselors can be added.^Investment decisions are based on internal research. Equity research is comprehensive and bottom-up while at the same time constantly monitoring broader economic, political, currency and interest rate trends. Investment research is proprietary and used solely by CWGI portfolio managers.

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PRIMECAP Management Company manages only equity portfolios for a select group of employee benefit and 401(k) plans, endowment funds, foundations, one Taft Hartley, sovereign funds and mutual funds for the Vanguard Group and Odyssey Funds. They invest primarily common stocks or securities with common stock characteristics, bonds and cash/cash equivalents. PRIMECAP utilizes fundamental research and bottom-up stock picking to construct portfolios. They do not attempt to time the market. All portfolios are built with the best ideas of each of the managers within the multi-manager investment process. PRIMECAP's investment strategy does not employ short sales or margin transactions, nor does it permit investments in derivatives or currency hedging.

Recent Transactions
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Heroux-Devtek Inc. purchases Compañía Española de Sistemas Aeronáuticos SA from Airbus SE

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Genuine Parts Company, Motion Industries, Inc. purchase Aero Hardware & Supply, Inc. from Airbus SE

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Airbus SE purchases C Series Aircraft LP from Bombardier, Inc., Investissement Québec

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onAirbus SE purchases Astrium BV from BAE Systems Plc

Legal Advisor

Advised onAirbus SE issued Ordinary Shares

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Advised onAirbus SE, Airbus Denmark Holding ApS purchase Satair A/S

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Advised onIrdi Soridec Gestion SAS, ACE Management SA, Cassidian Test & Services SASU /Private Group purchase SPHEREA Test & Services SASU from Airbus SE resulting in a new company Spherea

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Advised onIrdi Soridec Gestion SAS, ACE Management SA, Cassidian Test & Services SASU /Private Group purchase SPHEREA Test & Services SASU from Airbus SE resulting in a new company Spherea

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Advised onIrdi Soridec Gestion SAS, ACE Management SA, Cassidian Test & Services SASU /Private Group purchase SPHEREA Test & Services SASU from Airbus SE resulting in a new company Spherea

Advisors & Consultants
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Second Vice President-Trustees Board at Greenwich Library

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Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

Advisor

Partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Clients

FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $43 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.

Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd. engages in the provision of domestic and international airline services. It operates through the following business segments: Virgin Australia Domestic, Virgin Australia International, Velocity, Tigerair Australia and Corporate & Eliminations. The Virgin Australia Domestic segment deals with the Australian domestic flying, including regional network operations using the fleet of Boeing B737 aircraft, Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft, ATR aircraft, Embraer E190 aircraft, and Fokker F50 and F100 aircraft. The Virgin Australia International segment comprises Trans-Pacific, Abu Dhabi, Trans-Tasman, Pacific Island and South East Asia flying operations using a mix of Boeing B777 and B737 aircraft. The Velocity segment deals with airline's loyalty program. The Tigerair Australia includes the Australian domestic flying targeting the budget leisure market. The company was founded by Brett Alan Godfrey on August 1, 2000 and is headquartered in Bowen Hills, Australia.

General Electric Co. is a technology and financial services company that develops and manufactures products for the generation, transmission, distribution, control and utilization of electricity. Its products and services include aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, security technology, medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. The company operates through eight segments: Power, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Appliances & Lighting and GE Capital. The Power segment serves power generation, industrial, government and other customers worldwide with products and services related to energy production. The Oil & Gas segment supplies mission critical equipment for the global oil and gas industry, used in applications spanning the entire value chain from drilling and completion through production, liquefied natural gas and pipeline compression, pipeline inspection, and downstream processing in refineries and petrochemical plants. The Aviation segment products and services include jet engines, aerospace systems and equipment, replacement parts and repair and maintenance services for all categories of commercial aircraft; for a wide variety of military aircraft, including fighters, bombers, tankers and helicopters; for marine applications; and for executive and regional aircraft. The Healthcare segment products include diagnostic imaging systems such as magnetic resonance, computed tomography and positron emission Tomography scanners, X-ray, nuclear imaging, digital mammography and molecular imaging technologies. The Transportation segment engages in global technology and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine and drilling industries. The Appliances & Lighting segment products include major appliances and related services for products such as refrigerators, freezers, electric and gas ranges, cooktops, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, microwave ovens, room air conditioners, residential water systems for filtration, softening and heating, and hybrid water heaters. The GE Capital segment offers financial services and products worldwide for businesses of all sizes, services include commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. The company was founded by Thomas A. Edison in 1878 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$75.9B
Total Enterprise Value
$61.6B
Earnings Per Share
$3.71
Revenue
$66.8B
Net Profit
$2.87B
EBITDA
$4.66B
EBITDAMargin
6.98%
Total Debt
$11.2B
Total Equity
$13.4B
Enterprise Value Sales
0.92x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
13.22x
TEVNet Income
21.43x
Debt TEV
0.18x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.22%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.4%
Investments
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SPHEREA Test & Services SASU provides production and maintenance test solutions. It offers its expertise to the aviation, defence, space, energy and transportation sectors. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Colomiers, French Guyana.

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Fly Blade, Inc. provides transport information services through online. It specializes in technology, customer experience, crowdsourced aviation and startups services. The company was founded by Steve Martocci and Robert S. Wiesenthal and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Carmat SA engages in the developing of implantable orthotropic and biocompatible artificial heart. Its artificial heart is intended for patients with advanced cardiac insufficiency that is ineligible for a transplant and have exhausted all medication alternatives. The company also develops electrical power supply system and telediagnostics system. Carmat was founded by Pouletty Philippe and Alain Carpentier on June 25, 2008 and is headquartered in Vélizy Villacoublay, France.

Suppliers
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. IT Consulting & Services | Melville, NY

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. engages in the design, development, production, and market of products, systems, and services for advanced communications solutions. It operates through the Commercial Solutions and Government Solutions segment. The Commercial Solutions segment offers satellite communications, public safety systems, and enterprise application technologies, which serves commercial customers and smaller government customers, such as state and local governments. The Government Solutions segment covers the integrated satellite equipment and designs, installs and operates data networks that integrate computing and communications. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Melville, NY.

Esterline Technologies Corp. Electrical Products | Bellevue, WA

Esterline Technologies Corp. engages in the manufacture of aircraft parts and components, automated drilling products and machine tool systems. It operates through the following segments: Avionics & Controls; Sensors & Systems; and Advanced Materials. The Avionics & Controls segment includes avionics systems, control systems, interface technologies and communication systems capabilities. The Sensors & Systems segment includes power systems, connection technologies and advanced sensors capabilities. The Advanced Materials segment includes engineered materials and defense technologies capabilities. The company also develops and manufactures combustible ordnance and countermeasures for military applications. Esterline Technologies was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

Hexcel Corp. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Wilmington, DE

Hexcel Corp. engages in the development, manufacture, and market of advanced composite materials for the commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial markets. It operates through the following segments: Composite Materials, and Engineered Products. The Composite Materials segment is comprised of carbon fiber; fabrics, multi-axials and specialty reinforcements; prepregs, other fiber-reinforced matrix materials and resins; structural adhesives; honeycomb; and pultruded profiles. The Engineered Products segment consists of composite structures, engineered honeycomb, and HexTool tooling. The company was founded by Roger C. Steele and Roscoe T. Hughes in 1946 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

Competitors
Lockheed Martin Corporation Aerospace & Defense - Bethesda, Maryland

Lockheed Martin Corp. engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services. It operates through the following business segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS), and Space. The Aeronautics segment researches, designs, developst, manufactures, integrates, sustains, supports, and upgrades advanced military aircraft, including combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, and related technologies. The MFC segment provides air and missile defense systems; tactical missiles and air-to-ground precision strike weapon systems; logistics; fire control systems; mission operations support, readiness, engineering support and integration services; manned and unmanned ground vehicles; and energy management solutions. The RMS segment offers design, manufacture, service, and support for a variety of military and commercial helicopters; ship and submarine mission and combat systems; mission systems and sensors for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft; sea and land-based missile defense systems; radar systems; the Littoral Combat Ship; simulation and training services; and unmanned systems and technologies. The Space segment comprises of the research and development, design, engineering and production of satellites, strategic, and defensive missile systems and space transportation systems. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

The Boeing Company Aerospace & Defense - Puyallup, WA

The Boeing Co. is an aerospace company, which engages in the manufacture of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space and Security; Global Services; and Boeing Capital. The Commercial Airplanes segment includes the development, production, and market of commercial jet aircraft and provides fleet support services, principally to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Defense, Space and Security segment refers to the research, development, production and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems for global strike, including fighter and combat rotorcraft aircraft and missile systems; global mobility, including tanker, rotorcraft and tilt-rotor aircraft; and airborne surveillance and reconnaissance, including command and control, battle management and airborne anti-submarine aircraft. The Global Services segment provides services to commercial and defense customers. The Boeing Capital segment seeks to ensure that Boeing customers have the financing they need to buy and take delivery of their Boeing product and manages overall financing exposure. The company was founded by William Edward Boeing on July 15, 1916 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Bombardier, Inc. Aerospace & Defense - Montréal, QC

Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering now, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide and making it easier for people to connect with one another. However people choose to travel, they’ll find a Bombardier product ready to transport them. Our vast offering of products includes high speed trains, public transit that’s smarter than ever, category-defining business jets and commercial aircraft designed for the realities of today. Bombardier answers the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation. We partner with customers, local organizations and all stakeholders to help build communities and improve quality of life wherever we do business. Bombardier is present in more than 60 countries, with 76 production and engineering sites among them. Our 70,000 employees push mobility forward by creating aerospace and rail transportation products adapted for the travellers of today and tomorrow. Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD), and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, we posted revenues of $18.3 billion USD