Kia Corp.

Kia Corp.

Kia Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1944

Headquarters

12 Heolleung-ro,Seocho-gu,Seoul 06797

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

35.7K

Industries

Automobiles
Other Transportation
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery
Auto Parts & Tires

Company Description

Kia Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of motor vehicles. It operates through the following segment: Passenger Cars, Recreational Vehicles and Commercial Vehicles. It is also involved in leasing vehicles, providing vehicle maintenance services and automobile parts. The company was founded on December 11, 1944 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Executives & Employees

Vice Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer

President, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

President, Vehicle Production Development & Quality Management

Director

Executive Vice President

Vice President & Head-Public Relations

Head-Investor Relations

Managing Director & Head-Management Support

Head of Design

Board of Directors

Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd.

President, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at Kia Corp.

Former Director, President & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Kia Corp.

Former Director at Kia Corp.

Non-Executive Director at Kia Corp.

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Kia Corp.

Executive Vice President at Kia Corp.

Professor at Gachon University

Professor at Yonsei University

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NPSK utilizes their Strategic Asset Allocation process to formulate investment strategy. Their asset mix is constructed on the basis of long-term returns rate, risk tolerance and capital market expectations. The firm’s Tactical Asset Allocation model refers to asset allocations modifications adapted to market changes, which allows them to take advantage of market inefficiencies. They invest in a range of asset classes including domestic fixed-income, domestic equity, international investments and alternative investments. NPSK’s fixed income and equity portfolios are managed both internally and externally. Alternative investments include infrastructure, real estate, corporate restructuring, private equity and venture capital.

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SAMC is an active, value-oriented manager which employs a top-down and bottom-up approach in its investment analysis. The firm provides expert discretionary investment advice on Korea and Asian markets. Investment teams consisting of portfolios managers and research analysts analyze a number of securities for consideration to include in an investment portfolio. Their portfolio construction process diversifies holdings across sectors, market capitalization, weightings and other variables in order to mitigate risk.

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Mirae Asset performs bottom-up research, aiming to identify the sustainable competitiveness of companies (a commanding market share, comparative advantages to competitors, a differentiated business model and high levels of transparency and corporate governance). They assess investment risk with expected return and monitor valuations, liquidity and corporate governance for their potential to inflict damage on long-term competitiveness. The firm constructs portfolios following a team-based approach to decision making, with extensive discussion and a firm commitment to adhere to their investment principles and process.

Recent Transactions
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Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd., Kia Corp. purchase Hyundai Capital from General Electric Company

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Green Cross Life Insurance Co. Ltd. /Private Group purchases Fubon Hyundai Life Insurance Co., Ltd. from Green Cross Holdings Corp.

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Kia Corp., Kia Motors Europe GmbH purchase Kia Motors Company Italy SRL from Gruppo Koelliker SpA

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Advised onHyundai Motor Co., Ltd., Kia Corp., Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS purchase Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd. /Auto Shipping Business from Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd.

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Jones Day

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Co-Chair, International Practice Group at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$31B
Total Enterprise Value
$17.9B
Earnings Per Share
$3.21
Total Equity
$25.8B
EBITDA
$3.71B
Revenue
$51.2B
Debt TEV
0.5x
TEVNet Income
13.94x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
4.84x
Enterprise Value / Sales
0.35x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.39%
EBITDAMargin
7.25%
Total Debt
$9.02B
Net Profit
$1.29B
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Competitors
Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. Automobiles - Seoul, South Korea

Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and distribution of motor vehicles and parts. It operates through the following business areas: Vehicle, Financial and Others. The Vehicle division offers motor vehicles. The Financial division provides financing, leasing and credit cards. The Other division includes manufacture of railways. The company was founded on December 29, 1967 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

General Motors Company Automobiles - Detroit, Michigan

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, Cruise and GM Financial. The company sells vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Wuling, Maven, and OnStar brands. General Motors was founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Automobiles - Mumbai, India

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the manufacturing of automotive vehicles. It operates through the following segments: Automotive, Farm Equipment, and Others. The Automotive segment comprises of sale of automobiles, spare parts, and related services. The Farm Equipment segment involves in the sale of tractor and spare parts. The Others segment includes agri, construction equipment, powerol, and spares business unit. The company was founded by Jagdish Chandra Mahindra, Kailash Chandra Mahindra and Ghulam Mohammed on October 2, 1945 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

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