Canon, Inc.

Canon, Inc.

Canon, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1937

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

195K

Industries

Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Equipment & Office Supplies
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Other Manufacturing
Electrical Products
Computer Hardware

Company Description

Canon, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of office multifunction devices, copying machines, printers, cameras, and lithography equipment. It operates through the following segments: Office Business Unit (BU), Imaging System BU, Medical System BU and Industry and Others BU. The Office BU segment offers MFDs, printers, copying machines for personal and office use, and production print products for print professionals. It also delivers added value to customers through software, services and solutions. The Imaging System BU segment manufactures and markets digital cameras and digital video camcorders, as well as lenses and various related accessories. The Medical System BU segment covers the diagnostic imaging equipment, from CT and MRI systems to ophthalmic and digital radiography equipment. The Industry and Others BU segment offers semiconductor and flat panel display lithography equipment, digital radiography systems, ophthalmic equipment, vacuum thin-film deposition equipment, organic light-emitting diode panel manufacturing equipment, micro motors, computers, handy terminals, and document scanners. The company was founded on August 10, 1937 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Executives & Employees

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Managing Executive Officer & General Manager-Optical Devices

Deputy Chief Executive of Medical Systems & Components Operations

President & Chief Operating Officer

Director, President & Chief Operating Officer

Chief Financial Officer, Representative Director & Vice President

Senior Managing Executive Officer & Chief Executive, Inkjet Products Operations

Managing Executive Officer & General Manager-Planning

President & Chief Operating Officer, Canon Tokki Corporation

Managing Executive Officer & Group Executive of Corporate Intellectual Property & Legal Headquarters

Board of Directors

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Canon, Inc.

Representative Director & Chief Technology Officer at Canon, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer, Representative Director & Vice President at Canon, Inc.

Outside Director at Canon, Inc.

Former President & Chief Operating Officer, Canon Tokki Corporation at Canon, Inc.

Senior Managing Executive Officer & Chief Executive, Inkjet Products Operations at Canon, Inc.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Representative Director at Japan Securities Depository Center, Inc.

GM-Inkjet Products Operations at Canon, Inc.

Former Director, President & Chief Operating Officer at Canon, Inc.

Auditor at Canon, Inc.

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Owners & Shareholders
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AMO seeks to help customers build assets in the long term and aims to provide global asset management by quickly responding to constantly changing market circumstances and regulatory trends. The firm seeks to efficiently predict socioeconomic or market changes in order to identify appropriate asset management-based solutions.

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NAM-J's investment philosophy has core elements including: active management focusing on fundamental research; a team approach; and thorough risk/return assessment. They offer a broad range of equity strategies, including core, value, and growth. The investment approach of the core strategy combines a bottom-up, relative value approach with rigorous fundamental research on individual stocks and a top-down overlay. The investment process is designed to add value in all market conditions over a medium- to long-term horizon. For value, they use bottom-up approach without sector constraints where the quality of stock selection is paramount. The investment process is based on a combination of rigorous quantitative screening based on valuation factors with liquidity consideration and qualitative analysis on firms' fundamentals. The growth strategy focuses on ROE level and sustainability and fundamental strength. In conducting NAM-J's investment decisions, they utilize a broad spectrum of information, including financial publications, third-party research materials, annual reports, prospectuses, regulatory filings, company press releases, corporate rating services, inspections of corporate activities and meetings with management of various companies.

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DAM conducts in-house research and has a strong global research network. Their investment management philosophy is based on a mid-to-long-term perspective in which they try to identify hidden values which are not yet fully recognized in the market. The firm takes a balanced approach emphasizing both fundamental and quantitative analysis. DAM's basic assumption is that the market is not fully efficient and they employ a coherent investment process through organizational support at each phase of their 'Plan', 'Do' and 'Review' policy. They pursue stable excess mid-to long-term returns through suitable risk control, which they separate from investment management to ensure that the risk control system adequately monitors their investment process. The firm's research team analysts and portfolio managers discuss, evaluate and communicate market events and investment opinions, seeking to maximize portfolio performance. Company visits are important components of their bottom-up research process and are a primary source for their fundamental analysis.

Recent Transactions
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Canon, Inc. purchases Quality Electrodynamics LLC

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Canon, Inc., Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. purchase Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. /ISD Division from Toshiba Corp.

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ASC Investment SARL purchases Integra Document Management SRL from Canon, Inc.

Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onPanasonic Corp., Canon, Inc. purchase Hitachi Displays Ltd. from Hitachi Ltd.

Legal Advisor

Advised onCanon, Inc. purchases Canon Finetech Nisca, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised onCanon, Inc. purchases Canon Medical Systems Corp. from Toshiba Corp.

Associate

Advised onCanon, Inc. purchases BriefCam Ltd. from Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Aviv Venture Capital Ltd., OurCrowd Management Ltd.

Attorney

Advised onCanon, Inc. purchases Axis AB

Legal Advisor

Advised onCanon, Inc. purchases Axis AB

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is an international law firm founded in San Francisco, California. Orrick traces its roots back to 1863, making it the oldest continuously operating law firm in San Francisco. The firm is focused on serving companies in the technology, energy & infrastructure and financial sectors and practices in five core areas: Corporate, Energy & Infrastructure, Finance, Intellectual Property and Litigation.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Jones Day

Legal Advisor

Partner at Jones Day

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Partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Clients

Kyocera Corp. engages in the design, development, production, manufacture and sale electronic equipment. It operates through the following segments: Fine Ceramics, Semiconductor Components, Applied Ceramic Products, Electronic Devices, Telecommunications Equipment, Information Equipment and Others. The Fine Ceramics segment provides components for semiconductor processing equipment, flat panel display manufacturing equipment, information and telecommunication, general industrial machinery, sapphire substrates, and automotive. The Semiconductor Components segment caters ceramic packages for crystal and saw devices, ceramic metal oxide semiconductor/charge coupled device image sensor ceramic packages, large scale integration ceramic packages, wireless communication device packages, optical communication device packages and components, and organic multilayer packages. The Applied Ceramic Products segment handles the residential and commercial use solar power generating systems, solar cells and modules, cutting tools, micro drills, medical and dental implants, and jewelry and applied ceramic products. The Electronic Devices segment offers ceramic capacitors, tantalum capacitors, saw devices, radio frequency modules, electromagnetic interference filters, clock oscillators, crystal units, ceramic resonators, optical low pass filters, connectors, thermal print heads, inkjet print heads, amorphous silicon photoreceptor drums, liquid crystal displays, and touch panel. The Telecommunications Equipment segment markets mobile phones, and personal handy phone system handsets and base stations. The Information Equipment segment distributes monochrome and color printers, multifunctional products, wide format systems, document solutions, application software, and supplies. The Others segment administers information systems and telecommunication services, engineering business, management consulting business, epoxy molding compounds for semiconductor encapsulation, electrical insulators, flexible printed circuit sheet materials, synthetic resin molded parts, realty development business, and light emitting diode lighting systems. The company was founded by Kazuo Inamori on April 1, 1959 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$3.19T
Total Enterprise Value
$3.31T
Earnings Per Share
$234.09
Revenue
$3.95T
EBITDAMargin
15.04%
Enterprise Value Sales
0.84x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.57x
TEVNet Income
13.09x
Debt TEV
0.12x
EBITDA
$595B
Total Debt
$400B
Total Equity
$3.02T
Net Profit
$253B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
1.31%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
1.16%
Investments
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Japanese Organization For Medical Device Development, Inc. develops, manufactures and sells medical devices and investing on medical field startups. The company was founded on September 12, 2012 by Takahiro Uchida and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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SuperSonic Imagine SA specializes in ultrasound medical imaging. The company designs, develops and markets a new generation ultrasound system, Aixplorer with an UltraFastTM platform that can acquire images faster than conventional ultrasound systems. Its products are used for general imaging, vascular, hepatology, gastroenterology, and research procedures. It operates under the Aixplorer trademark. SuperSonic Imagine was founded by Jacques Souquet, Armen Sarvazyan, Claude Cohen-Bacrie, Damien Dolimier, Georges Charpak, Jérémy Bercoff, Mickaël Tanter, Mathias Fink and Marianne Leven on March 10, 2005 and is headquartered in Aix-en-Provence, France.

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Decru, Inc. develops and manufactures data storage security systems. The company's solutions include intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance, privacy, and internal controls. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Suppliers
Electronics for Imaging, Inc. Holding Companies | Fremont, California

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. engages in the provision of digital printing services. It focuses on printing, packaging, ceramic tile decoration, and textile industries from the use of traditional analog based printing to digital on-demand printing. It operates through the following three segments: Industrial Inkjet, Productivity Software, and Fiery. The Industrial Inkjet segment consists of VUTEk super-wide and wide format display graphics; Nozomi corrugated packaging and display; Reggiani textile; and Cretaprint ceramic tile decoration and building material industrial digital inkjet printers; digital ultra-violet curable, light emitting diode curable, ceramic, water-based, thermoforming, and specialty inks, as well as a variety of textile inks. The Productivity Software segment comprises of software suites that enables efficient and automated end-to-end business and production workflows for the print and packaging industries. The Fiery segment includes stand-alone digital front ends (DFEs) connected to digital printers, copiers, and other peripheral devices; embedded DFEs and design-licensed solutions used in digital copiers and multi-functional devices; optional software integrated into DFE solutions; Fiery Self Serve, a self-service and payment solution; and stand-alone software-based solutions such as proofing, textile, and scanning solutions. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Silicon Image, Inc. Computer Software | Sunnyvale, CA

Silicon Image is a leading provider of advanced digital connectivity solutions in mobile, CE, and PC markets. Offering both discrete semiconductors and intellectual property cores, its technologies are embedded in billions of products from some of the world’s biggest consumer brands. The company has taken a leadership role in the development and advancement of video interface standards including HDMI®, MHL®, and WirelessHD®, and also provides compliance and interoperability testing services through its subsidiary, Simplay Labs.

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. Holding Companies | Waltham, Massachusetts

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (Delaware) engages in the provision of content and communications solutions. It offers banking and finance, engineering services, games, global marketing services, legal services, machine intelligence, testing, and translation and localization. The company was founded by Rory J. Cowan in September 1996 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

Competitors
General Electric Company Power & Utilities - Boston, MA

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 the following 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.

Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. Safety & Security Services - Hangzhou, ZH

Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. engages in the development, production, and sale of security products. Its business activities include the provision of services for hard disk recorders, video codes, video servers, surveillance cameras, monitoring of ball machine, road mounts and other products, as well as security services. Its products include digital cameral, analog camera, network camera, camcorder accessories, codec products, transmission products, storage products, display and control products, car and handheld products, transportation products, client software, alarm products, industry software products and platforms, system-level products, industrial camera machine vision, video conference, intercom, and access control products. The company was founded on November 30, 2001 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.

Sony Corp. Appliances & Electronics - Tokyo, TY

The Sony Group is primarily focused on the Electronics (such as AV/IT products & components), Game (such as PlayStation), Entertainment (such as motion pictures and music), and Financial Services (such as insurance and banking) sectors. Not only do we represent a wide range of businesses, but we remain globally unique. Our aim is to fully leverage this uniqueness in aggressively carrying out our convergence strategy so that we can continue to emotionally touch and excite our customers.

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