Bridgestone Corp.

Bridgestone Corp.

Bridgestone Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1931

Headquarters

Tokyo Square Garden, 20-24/F,3-1-1 Kyobashi,Chuo-Ku,Tokyo 104-8340

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

143K

Industries

Auto Parts & Tires
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Retail: Other
Other Consumer Durables
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing

Company Description

Bridgestone Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of tires and rubber products. It operates through the following segments: Tires and Diversified Products. The Tires segment manufactures and sells tires, tubes, wheels and accessories. It also offers retread material and services, and auto maintenance. The Diversified Products segment includes chemical and industrial products, sporting goods, bicycles, and financial services. The company was founded by Shojiro Ishibashi on March 1, 1931 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Director, Chief Operating & Technology Officer

Executive Officer, Head-Safety & Environment

Executive Vice President & Head-Diversified Business

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President & Head-Administration

Senior Vice President & Executive Officer

Executive Officer & Head-Consumer Tires

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Bridgestone Corp.

Auditor at Nippon Steel Kowa Real Estate Co., Ltd.

President & Representative Director at G&S Global Advisors, Inc.

Member, Risk Committee at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

Director, Chief Operating & Technology Officer at Bridgestone Corp.

Vice Chairman at The Japan Research Institute Ltd.

Director at Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers

Professor at Rikkyo University

Member, Board of Directors at Bridgestone Corp.

Senior Managing Executive Officer at Bridgestone Corp.

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BlackRock Japan is an active, research-oriented manager which combines local expertise with research shared globally within the group. Their investments favor foreign fixed-income, complemented by domestic equity and yen-denominated bonds. Foreign equity portfolios target companies in growth countries such as Brazil, Russia, India and China. They also focus on companies involved in environmental issues, as well as on those developing technology to reduce carbon emissions.The firm's investment strategies include index-tracking and an 'advanced active strategy' based on quantitative methods developed through fundamental research. Part of their product range is managed passively using a technology-intensive approach, with an emphasis on risk control and the direct link between cost efficiency and performance improvement. Their investment process is research-driven and relies on advanced and continuously updated technology and processing capacities. They seek to reduce asset management costs through a large-scale index approach, negotiation with brokers and in-house cross-trading at the global level.BlackRock Japan follows a bottom-up process based on fundamental analysis to invest in medium- and small-cap Japanese companies. They analyze the factors triggering investor behavior and believe these mechanisms to be essential in designing a successful investment strategy. Their active investment process for equity uses proprietary core alpha and sector allocation models. Their domestic and foreign fixed-income investments favor sectors with high profitability. Their Japanese bond investment process is conservative and based on relative value analysis. Portfolio management and research functions are not segregated and research is shared worldwide with fellow asset management subsidiaries.

Recent Transactions
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Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc. purchases Speedco, Inc. from Bridgestone Corp.

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Bridgestone Corp., Bridgestone Hosepower LLC purchase Fittings, Inc.

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Bridgestone Europe NV/SA, Bridgestone Corp. purchase Ayme et Fils SAS from Ets Paul Ayme SAS

Transaction Advisors
Accountant

Advised onBridgestone Corp., Bridgestone Europe NV/SA purchase Nokian Renkaat Oyj

Legal Advisor

Advised on purchases Bridgestone Corp. /IT & CN Steel Cord Manufacturing Bus (2) from Bridgestone Corp.

Accountant

Advised onBridgestone Corp. purchases Tianjin Kumho Tire Co. Ltd. from Kumho Industrial Co., Ltd.

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Clients

General Motors Co. engages in the designing, manufacturing, and selling of cars, trucks, and automobile parts. It also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. The firm operates through the following segments: GM North America, GM International, and GM Financial. It sells vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Wuling, Maven, and OnStar brands. The company was founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Toyota Motor Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of motor vehicles and parts. It operates through the following segments: Automotive Operations, Financial Services, and All Other. The Automotive Operations segment designs, manufactures, assembles and sells passenger cars, minivans, trucks, and related vehicle parts and accessories. It is also involved in the development of intelligent transport systems. The Financial Services segment offers purchase or lease financing to Toyota vehicle dealers and customers. It also provides retail leasing through lease contracts purchase by dealers. The All Other segment deals with the design and manufacture and sale of housing, telecommunications and other businesses. The company was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda on August 28, 1937 and is headquartered in Toyota, Japan.

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America. We currently consist of 13 regional companies in 38 states and 6 Canadian Provinces with 229 locations and more than 2,800 employees. We are known throughout the building supply industry for having quality people, quality service and quality building products. Beacon’s mission is to be the leading North American supplier to commercial and residential roofing and exterior building contractors through a family of long-established regional suppliers and to add value to our contractor customers' businesses, to our employees' careers, to our investors' assets, and to our suppliers' products. Our local branches stock a comprehensive product line that caters to their markets. In addition to roofing, local product offerings can include windows, siding, decking, waterproofing and many other external building products. Our status as a leader in our industry allows us to develop strong partnerships with leading brand manufacturers and to stock an unmatched supply of the professional components necessary for the quality, timely completion of our contractor-customers projects. We provide our customers with a comprehensive array of value-added services which distinguish us from our competition. We have earned a reputation for excellent employees, professionalism and high-quality service. We believe that quality service does not end with the delivery of materials – it ends with the successful completion of the project. As a result, “partnerships” are formed between Beacon branches and our customers that go beyond the industry norm. Beacon has grown by expanding its existing regions and by making strategic acquisitions. Our business is well-balanced between new and re-roof applications in both residential and commercial markets. A highly scalable platform, a proven business model, results-oriented management and a strong people-focused corporate culture give us a solid foundation for continued growth. Beacon Roofing Supply is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. In June of 2006 Beacon Roofing Supply was named to the NASDAQ Global Select Market

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$3.08T
Total Enterprise Value
$3.81T
Earnings Per Share
$375.67
Revenue
$3.64T
Net Profit
$288B
EBITDA
$624B
EBITDAMargin
17.13%
Total Debt
$459B
Total Equity
$2.4T
Enterprise Value Sales
1.05x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
6.1x
TEVNet Income
13.21x
Debt TEV
0.12x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-0.28%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.69%
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Hotman Co., Ltd. engages in franchising business which includes businesses that operates car accessories, used car buy and sell, DVD and CD rental and sell, and amusement stores. It operates through the following segments: Yellow Hat, TSUTAYA, UP GARAGE, and Others. The Yellow Hat segment offers sales, installation, inspection, and maintenance of car related products. The TSUTAYA segment handles the rental and sales of digital video disk (DVD) and compact disk (CD). The UP GARAGE segment offers second hand cars. The Others segment includes Daiso, self-entertainment, and insurance revenue businesses. The company was founded by Nobuyuki Ito in January 1973 and is headquartered in Sendai, Japan.

Suppliers
EF-ON, Inc. Consumer Services | Tokyo, TY

EF-ON, Inc. engages in the provision of energy services. It operates through the Energy Conservation Support Services and Green Energy segments. The Energy Conservation Support Services segment handles the construction and application of energy saving equipment; and it also investigates and diagnoses the energy use of customers. The Green Energy segment generates power from new sources such biomass from wood. The company was founded on May 27, 1997 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Kolon Industries, Inc. Plastics & Synthetics | Gwacheon, GY

Since the first nylon production in Korea in 1957, KOLON Industries, Inc., formerly KOLON Corporation, has made a significant contribution to national economic growth, and is now an independent company separated from the Manufacturing Department of KOLON Corporation after the adoption of a holding company structure by the KOLON Group in 2010. Focusing on the four major business divisions, namely, industrial materials, chemical, films/electronic materials, and fashion, the company has become a leader in each industry. To become a top global chemical and materials company, KOLON Industries, Inc. is planning to globalize its businesses of automotive materials, advanced materials, optical films, chemical and fashion industries by increasing investment in high value products.

CECO Environmental Corp. Power & Utilities | Cincinnati, Ohio

CECO Environmental Corp. engages in the provision of engineering technology. It provides services in the field of environment, energy, fluid handling, and filtration. The company operates through the following segments: Environmental, Energy, and Fluid Handling & Filtration. The Environmental segment provides the design and manufacture of product recovery and air pollution control technologies that enable its customers to meet compliance targets to toxic emissions, fumes, volatile organic compounds, process and industrial odors such as cyclone systems, scrubbers, regenerative thermal and catalytic oxidizer, dust collectors and baghouses, standard and engineered industrial ducting, fabric filters, and cartridge collectors. The Energy segment provides solutions for the power and petrochemical industry such as gas turbine exhaust systems, dampers and diverters, gas and liquid separation and filtration equipment, selective catalytic reduction and selective non-catalytic reduction systems, acoustical components and silencers, and others. The Fluid Handling & Filtration segment provides the design and manufacture of pump, filtration and fume exhaust solutions such as centrifugal pumps for corrosive, abrasive, and high temperature liquids, filter products for air and liquid filtration, precious metal recovery systems, carbonate precipitators, and technologically advanced air movement and exhaust systems. The company was founded by Phillip DeZwirek in 1966 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Competitors
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Auto Parts & Tires - Akron, Ohio

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. engages in the development, manufactures, distribution, and sale of tires and related products and services worldwide. Its products include lines of rubber tires for automobiles, trucks, buses, aircraft, motorcycles, farm implements, earthmoving and mining equipment, industrial equipment and various other applications. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Asia Pacific. The company was founded by Frank A. Seiberling on August 29, 1898 and is headquartered in Akron, OH.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Auto Parts & Tires - Findlay, OH

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. engages in tire solutions. Its activities include design, manufacture, marketing and sales replacement tires focuses on passenger car, light truck, medium truck, motorcycle, and racing cars. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The North America segment consists of United States and Canada. The Latin America segment refers to Mexico, Central America, and South America. The company was founded by John F. Schaefer and Claude E. Hart in 1914 and is headquartered in Findlay, OH.

Pirelli & C. SpA Auto Parts & Tires - Milan, MI

Pirelli & C. SpA engages in manufacturing and marketing of tyres for motor and industrial vehicles & motorcycles. It operates through the Consumer Business and Industrial Business segments. The Consumer Business segment includes car and motorcycle tyres made for both the original equipment and replacement markets. The Industrial Business segment comprises truck tyres and tyres for agricultural equipment. The company was founded by Giovanni Battista Pirelli on January 28, 1872 and is headquartered in Milan, Italy.