Christian Dior SE

Christian Dior SE

Christian Dior SE

Overview
Date Founded

1946

Headquarters

30, avenue Montaigne, Paris, 75008, FRA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

145K

Industries

Apparel & Footwear
Personal Products

Company Description

Christian Dior SE is a holding company, which engages in the design and sale of fashion accessories and beauty products. It operates through following business groups: Christian Dior Couture, Wines & Spirits, Fashion & Leather Goods, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Watches & Jewelry, The Selective Retailing, and Other Activities. The Christian Dior Couture group designs, manufactures and sells luxury articles. The Fashion & Leather Goods group manufactures leather handbags, shoes and small leather goods. The Wines & Spirits group produces various wines and other spirits. The Perfumes & Cosmetics group sells fragrances and cosmetic products. The Watches & Jewelry group designs and sells watches. The Selective Retailing business group comprises the Group's own-label retailing activities. The company was founded by Christian Dior on October 8, 1946 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

In The News
The Daily Telegraph (London)
November 10, 2018
Dior's old haunt is coming into fashion
The Daily Telegraph (London)
November 3, 2018
One wild ride
The Daily Telegraph (London)
October 31, 2018
It's time to fetch your coat
Executives & Employees

Creative Director

Creative Director

Artistic Director, Dior Homme

Project Manager

Board of Directors

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at LVMH Fashion Group SA

Executive Vice President at LVMH

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer at Groupe Arnault SE

Partner at Tikehau Capital Advisors SAS

Chairman at PME MTL Centre-Ville

Former Manager-Public Relations at Proximus SA

Municipal Councillor at Government of Tours, France

Member, Board of Directors at Christian Dior SE

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Recent Transactions
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LVMH purchases Christian Dior Couture SA from Christian Dior SE

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Groupe Arnault SE, Semyrhamis SA purchase Christian Dior SE

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Groupe Arnault SE purchases Christian Dior SE

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$60.1B
Total Enterprise Value
$76.4B
Earnings Per Share
$12.47
Revenue
$43.7B
Net Profit
$2.24B
Total Debt
$12.4B
EBITDA
$10.2B
EBITDAMargin
23.45%
Total Equity
$32.7B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
12.12%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
10.11%
Enterprise Value Sales
1.75x
TEVNet Income
34.11x
Debt TEV
0.16x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
7.46x
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Groupe Arnault SE operates as an investment holding company, that engages in the acquisition of stakes of various corporations such as Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, and Henessy. The company was founded by Albert Frère and Bernard Arnault in 1985 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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