General Cable Corp.

General Cable Corp.

General Cable Corp.

Date Founded



4 Tesseneer Drive,Highland Heights, KY 41076-9753

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Metal Manufacturing & Products
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Power & Utilities
Electrical Products

Company Description

General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Highland Heights, Kentucky, is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, specialty and communications markets around the world. The Company offers competitive strengths in such areas as breadth of product line, brand recognition, distribution and logistics, sales and service, and operating efficiency.

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Executives & Employees

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director


Chief Information Officer

Chief Human Resource Officer

Chief Transformation Officer

General Manager

General Manager

Inside Sales Lead


Managing Director

Board of Directors

Executive Director & Chief Strategy Officer at Prysmian SpA

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at General Cable Corp.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Applied Innovation, Inc.

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Recent Transactions
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Prysmian SpA purchases General Cable Corp.

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Société d'Etude et de Vente de Textiles Industriels SAS, Sasic Sa purchase General Cable Automotive Europe SAS from General Cable Corp.

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ACS Solutions, Inc. purchases General Cable Corp/ Gepco Brand from General Cable Corp.

Transaction Advisors

Advised onGeneral Cable Corp. purchases Energy Cable Businesses from Balfour Beatty Plc


Advised onGeneral Cable Corp. issued USD Common Stock

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Advised onPrysmian SpA purchases General Cable Corp.

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Advised onGeneral Cable Corp. purchases Phelps Dodge International Corp. from Freeport-McMoRan, Inc.

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Advised onGeneral Cable Corp. purchases Phelps Dodge International Corp. from Freeport-McMoRan, Inc.

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Advised onGeneral Cable Corp. purchases Phelps Dodge International Corp. from Freeport-McMoRan, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Jones Day


President at General Cable Technologies Corp.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Blank Rome LLP


Anixter International Inc., founded in 1957 and headquartered near Chicago, trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AXE and is engaged in the distribution of communication and security products, electrical wire and cable products and fasteners and other small parts (“C” Class inventory components) through Anixter Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively “Anixter” or the “Company”). The Company was formerly known as Itel Corporation, which was incorporated in Delaware in 1967. The Company adds value to the distribution process by providing its customers access to innovative inventory management programs, more than 450,000 products and over $1.0 billion in inventory, over 220 warehouses with 7 million square feet of space, and locations in over 260 cities in more than 50 countries.

Houston Wire & Cable Co. engages in the manufacture and trade of electrical & mechanical wire and cable. Its products include continuous and interlocked armor cable, control and power cable, electronic wire and cable, flexible and portable cords, instrumentation and thermocouple cable, lead and high-temperature cable, medium voltage cable, wire rope and wire rope slings, nylon slings, chains, and shackles. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$5,000 - $10K
$2,500 - $4,999
$2,500 - $4,999
Belden, Inc. Electrical Products - St. Louis, MO

Belden is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of broadcast, enterprise and industrial connectivity and industrial networking and products for many industries including broadcast, oil & gas, data centers, energy, healthcare, and industrial automation. You can find Belden signal transmission solutions in: NFL, MLB and other major sports stadiums power, water and water treatment plants wind and solar power generation plants government and commercial office buildings data centers, hospitals and classrooms television network and production facilities security systems high-speed trains and other public transportation Belden's reliable products and design, engineering and manufacturing excellence enable it to create end-to-end signal transmission solutions that meet the most demanding standards for data, sound, and video applications. Belden's business is structured in four product platforms: Industrial Connectivity, Industrial Networking, Enterprise Connectivity and Broadcast Solutions. Belden is headquartered in St. Louis, employs approximately 7,400 people worldwide and has manufacturing capabilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, and a market presence in nearly every region of the world

Nexans SA Electrical Products - Paris, France

Nexans SA engages in the provision of cables and cable solutions. It operates through four segments: Power transmission and distribution, Energy resources, Transportation and Building. The Power transmission and distribution segment comprises of power cables for equipment infrastructure, and copper and fiber optic cables for public telecom networks. The Energy resources segment focuses on oil and gas, mining, and renewables. The Transportation segment provides for road, rail, air, and sea vehicles. The Building segment involves commercial, residential, and data centers. The company was founded on January 7, 1994 and is headquartered in Courbevoie, France.

Awards & Honors
Rank #544
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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