Alphabet, Inc.

Alphabet, Inc.

Alphabet, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2015

Headquarters

1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

80.1K

Industries

Computer Software
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services
News & Digital Content
Biotechnology
Holding Companies
Internet Software & Services
Advertising & Marketing

Company Description

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Commerce, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment includes businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Co-Founder

Chief Executive Officer for France

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Vice President

Director, Chief Executive Officer, Google Inc

Senior Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, Google Cloud & Director

General Manager

Administrative Business Partner

Director & General Manager

Board of Directors

Director, Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University

Co-Founder at Alphabet, Inc.

Co-Founder at Alphabet, Inc.

Co-Founder at The Schmidt Family Foundation

President & Chief Executive Officer at TIAA

Co-Founder at VMware, Inc.

Chairman at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Secretary at Pixar Animation Studios, Inc.

Founder at Sherpalo Ventures LLC

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Ford Motor Company

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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

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SSgA Funds Management (SSgA FM) uses quantitative methods, as well as an industry-specific bottom-up investment approach to select stocks. The firm's mutual funds and institutional portfolios follow the same management style. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. cash and real estate. ^The firm's Active, Enhanced & Passive are designed to outperform relative to benchmarks while maintaining appropriate risk exposure. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies.SSgA FM's Active & Passive Debt strategies seek to meet clients’ objectives by controlling risk, while diversifying sources of excess return. The firm offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The strategies typically use a stratified sampling methodology to build portfolios with the same characteristics as the index using quantitative and fundamental methods.^SSgA FM's cash strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities.SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seeks to position assets among major investment categories. The goal is to manage risk and enhance returns.SSgA FM is an advisor to funds that employ both passive and actively managed REITs investing strategies. They also offer direct real estate investment strategies.SSgA FM is an advisor to a fund that employs senior loan investing strategies. An unaffiliated sub-advisor directs the investments of the fund. SSgA FM's Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The managed futures strategy seeks to capture returns tied to global macroeconomic trends in the commodity futures markets, taking both long and short positions. The fixed income strategy is designed to generate interest income and capital appreciation to add diversification to the returns generated by the managed futures strategy.SSgA FM's Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research. The strategies make direct or co-investments across sectors, as well as fund investments.

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Fidelity Management & Research Co.'s (FMR) investment approach is based on a rigorous, fundamental, bottom-up stock selection process. The firm seeks to identify and invest in the stocks of companies with the potential for long-term capital appreciation or companies with hidden or unrealized value.FMR uses a wide variety of investment strategies in managing client assets, including, but not limited to, investments in: stocks and other equity securities; stocks with growth or value characteristics; bonds and other debt securities and repurchase agreements for those securities; and real estate related investments. The firm may participate in short sales, margin transactions, and option writing, including covered options, uncovered options or spreading strategies. FMR invests in US and non-US issuers, including issuers in emerging or frontier markets. They invest in companies with small, medium and large market capitalizations. Investments are allocated across different asset classes, market sectors, maturities, countries, and regions. Investments may be made in the securities of companies engaged in particular industries or market sectors and in a combination of underlying Fidelity funds.Margin may be required in connection with certain client futures and options transactions or in connection with short sales. FMR does not engage in the purchase of securities on margin, except in connection with the clearance and settlement of securities transactions.FMR may engage in swap transactions and swaptions, including interest rate, total return and credit default; written covered call options; and futures transactions, currency spot and forward trading and other currency related derivatives. In addition, FMR may engage in securities lending to parties such as broker-dealers or other institutions.

Recent Transactions
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Google, Inc., Alphabet, Inc. purchase Velostrata, Inc. from Intel Capital Corp., Norwest Venture Partners, 83North Management Ltd.

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Google, Inc., Alphabet, Inc. purchase Tenor, Inc. from Idealab Corp., Redpoint Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Signia Venture Partners, Plug & Play Venture Group LLC, Fuel Capital Management Co. LLC

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Google, Inc., Alphabet, Inc. purchase Logmein, Inc. /Xively Div from LogMeIn Inc.

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Advised onGoogle, Inc., Alphabet, Inc. purchase Tenor, Inc. from Idealab Corp., Redpoint Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Signia Venture Partners, Plug & Play Venture Group LLC, Fuel Capital Management Co. LLC

Advisors & Consultants
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Co-Founder at The Schmidt Family Foundation

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Co-Founder at PARSA Community Foundation

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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.

Salesforce.com, Inc. provides enterprise cloud computing applications. It provides a comprehensive customer and collaboration relationship management service to businesses of all sizes and industries and also provides a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run applications. The company has designed and developed its applications to be easy-to-use and intuitive solutions that can be deployed rapidly, customized easily and integrated with other software applications. Salesforce.com offers its services on a subscription basis, primarily through its direct sales efforts and indirectly through partners. The company operates in one segment. It was founded by Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez in February 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. engages in the provision of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. It operates through the following segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail and Logistics, and Other. The Financial Services segment involves in customers providing banking/transaction processing, capital markets, and insurance services. The Healthcare segment offers healthcare providers and payers as well as life sciences customers. The Manufacturing, Retail and Logistics segment comprises of manufacturers, retailers, and customers providing logistics services. The Other segment includes communications, information, media and entertainment, and high technology. The company was founded by Wijeyaraj Kumar Mahadeva and Francisco D'Souza in 1994 and is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$743B
Total Enterprise Value
$643B
Earnings Per Share
$18
Revenue
$111B
Total Equity
$153B
Total Debt
$3.97B
Net Profit
$12.7B
EBITDAMargin
32.39%
Enterprise Value Sales
5.79x
EBITDA
$36B
TEVNet Income
50.8x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
17.89x
Debt TEV
0.01x
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
17.32%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
19.03%
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Socius AS provides storytelling platform for publishers. The company was founded by Daniel Butler and Frode Jensen and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. publisher

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A.S Justride Tours & Travels Pvt Ltd. provides travelling services. It offers rent-a-car services. The company was founded by Ashwarya Pratap Singh, Abhishek Mahajan, Hemant Sah, Vasant Verma, and Amit Sahu on February 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

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Trifacta, Inc. provides a platform to prepare data for analysis that helps data scientists and analysts discover, wrangle, and visualize complex data quickly and intuitively. It offers Wrangling, a process of taking data in its native format & making it usable for analysis, for businesses, information technology, and data analysts. The company was founded by Sean Kandel, Joseph M. Hellerstein and Jeffrey Heer in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Suppliers
RLJ Entertainment, Inc. Entertainment | Silver Spring, MD

The RLJ Companies, founded by Robert L. Johnson, is an innovative business network that provides strategic investments in a diverse portfolio of companies. Within The RLJ Companies portfolio, Johnson owns or holds interests in businesses operating in hotel real estate investment; private equity; financial services; asset management; insurance services; automobile dealerships; sports and entertainment; and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming. The RLJ Companies is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with affiliate operations in Charlotte, NC; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; San Juan, PR; and Monrovia, Liberia. Prior to founding The RLJ Companies, Johnson was founder and chairman of Black Entertainment Television (BET).

Prime Focus Ltd. Entertainment | Mumbai, MA

Prime Focus Ltd. engages in the provision of post product services. It operates though the following geographical segments: India, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, United Arab Emirates, and Other Countries. It includes visual effects, stereo 3D conversion, animation, cloud-enabled media services, equipment rental, digital intermediate, and picture post. The company was founded by Prakash Kurup, Huzefa Lokhandwala, Namit Naresh Malhotra, and Merzin Tavaria on June 24, 1997 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Pericom Semiconductor Corp. Semiconductors | San Jose, CA

Pericom Semiconductor Corp. designs, manufactures and develops semiconductor interface integrated circuits. It specializes in integrated connectivity, advanced timing, and signal integrity solutions for the computing, communications, and consumer market segments. Pericom technology offers system design solutions to the challenges presented by high-bandwidth, high-speed serial protocols. The company designs and sells semiconductor chips that connect components inside products such as high-definition TVs, smart phones, notebooks, servers, networking and telecom products, and many other applications within the consumer, computing and communication markets. Its ICs, crystals and crystal oscillators are designed to connect, time and condition high speed serial signals like PCI Express, HDMI/DVI, DisplayPort, SATA/SAS, USB, Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel. Pericom's product line includes SiliconConnect, SiliconSwitch, SiliconInterface and SiliconClock. The company was founded by Chi-Ming Hui and John Chi-Hung Hui in June 1990 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Competitors
Facebook, Inc. Internet Software & Services - MENLO PARK , CA

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Netflix, Inc. Entertainment - Los Gatos, California

Netflix, Inc. operates as an Internet subscription service company, which provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting solely of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting solely of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr., on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

Verizon Communications, Inc. Wireless Telecommunications - TEXAS

Verizon Communications, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision wireless communications products and services. It operates through Wireless, and Wireline segments. The Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data services and equipment sales, which are provided to consumer, business, and government customers. The Wireline segment offers broadband video and data; corporate networking solutions; data center and cloud services; security and managed network services; and local and long distance voice services. The company was founded on June 30, 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
Rank #36
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #36
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine