GEA Group AG

GEA Group AG

GEA Group AG

Overview
Date Founded

1881

Headquarters

Peter-Müller-Straße 12,Dusseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen 40468

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

17.9K

Industries

Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery
Other Manufacturing
Electrical Products

Company Description

GEA Group AG engages in the manufacturing, development, and production of process technology and components for the food processing industry and a wide range of other process industries. It operates through the following business segments: GEA Farm Technologies, GEA Mechanical Equipment, GEA Process Engineering, and GEA Refrigeration Technologies. The GEA Farm Technologies segment includes product solutions for profitable dairy and livestock farming. The GEA Mechanical Equipment segment comprises of separators, decanters, valves, pumps, and homogenizers. The GEA Process Engineering segment specializes in the design and development of process solutions for the dairy, brewery, food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. The GEA Refrigeration Technologies segment engages in in the development, construction, installation, service and maintenance of innovative key components and technical solutions. The company was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Executives & Employees

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Chief Executive Officer

Head, Human Resources

Head of Investor Relations

Country Managing Director, Sweden & Finland

Administration Director

Senior Manager Investor Relations

Supervisory Board

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KIA-IM is a conservative manager with an extremely long-term investment horizon which manages State-owned financial assets, aiming to establish an economic alternative to oil reserves and provide a sustainable future for Kuwait. Their geographic focus is on Western Europe, the US, Japan and emerging markets. They also invest in Kuwait and in Arab markets.The firm invests globally in equity and debt as well as in non-traditional asset classes such as alternative investments, private equity, and real estate. They also invest in major currency deposits. Their investment approach relies primarily on strategic asset allocation based on a macroeconomic view of economic developments and market trends worldwide. Their country asset allocation is based on the contribution of each economy to world GDP. Their investment process consists of selecting investments and investment managers.The firm's portfolios are diversified across asset classes and regions, particularly the FGF fund. Equity investments favor large international companies and aim to outperform the MSCI Developed World index. Fixed-income investments focus on high-grade securities.

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Elliott Management Corp. Elliott employs a multi-strategy trading approach that encompasses a broad range of strategies, including, without limitation, performing debt, distressed securities, hedge/arbitrage positions (including event arbitrage, related securities arbitrage, convertible arbitrage, commodities trading, and fixed income arbitrage trading), equity-oriented positions, basis trading, portfolio volatility protection positions, and real-estate related positions. The firm generally trades or invests in a wide variety of financial instruments, including, without limitation, stocks, bonds, swaps, options, futures, forwards, swaptions, private equity, and structured credit products, including MBS, ABS, CDOs and correlation products. Their trading mandates are extremely broad, and encompass virtually every type of asset, investment interest, security or property (real or personal) which can be traded or purchased. Elliott Management Corp. is an activist firm and is included in the SharkWatch50 as one the 50 most prominent activist investors.

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MFSI UK is a team-based manager which seeks to help clients build diversified portfolios using the \"ADR\" strategy; Allocate across asset classes, Diversify within each class, and Rebalance regularly to maintain the desired allocation.The firm follows a proprietary bottom-up security-selection process, known as MFS Original Research, with which they seek to take advantage of investment opportunities in capital markets across asset classes globally.MFSI UK's research analysts develop in-depth, firsthand knowledge of companies and make assessments of their long-term prospects. The firm's analysts and portfolio managers then exchange opinions and challenge ideas in a spirit of collaboration.Portfolio managers construct diversified portfolios by combining analysts' recommendations and their own experience to select securities that match their portfolio's investment discipline. The firm's quantitative teams help ensure that the risk levels they assume are appropriate for the portfolio's objectives.

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GEA Group AG purchases Vipoll doo

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GEA Group AG purchases Pavan SRL from Alpha Associés Conseil SAS

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GEA Group AG purchases Imaforni Int'l SpA

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Clients

Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company that delivers engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance (EPCM), and project management to governments and clients in diverse industries around the world. For nearly a century, clients have selected Fluor as their company of choice to complete challenging projects in remote parts of the world. Founded as a construction company in 1912, Fluor quickly built a reputation for applying innovative methods and performing precise engineering and construction work within the emerging petroleum industry. Today, Fluor continues to develop and implement innovative solutions for complex project issues in diverse industries, including chemicals and petrochemicals, commercial and institutional (C&I), government services, life sciences, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, power, renewable energy, telecommunications, and transportation infrastructure

Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and conducts business worldwide. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way—by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. We are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power and produce geothermal energy; provide energy efficiency solutions; and develop the energy resources of the future, including research for advanced biofuels.

Unilever NV engages in the production and marketing of consumer goods in the nutrition, hygiene, and personal care categories. It operates its business through the following segments: Personal Care, Foods, Refreshment, and Home Care. The Personal Care segment covers the sales of skin and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. The Foods segment includes the sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads. The Refreshment segment sells ice cream, tea-based beverages, weight-management products and nutritionally enhanced staples sold in developing markets. The Home Care segment is in charge of the sales of home care products such as powders; liquids and capsules; soap bars; and a wide range of cleaning products. The company was founded on November 9, 1927 and is headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$4.88B
Total Enterprise Value
$7.45B
Earnings Per Share
$1.31
Revenue
$4.6B
Net Profit
$243M
EBITDA
$457M
EBITDAMargin
9.93%
Total Debt
$251M
Total Equity
$2.5B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.62x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
16.31x
TEVNet Income
30.64x
Debt TEV
0.03x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
0.65%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-4.25%
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