L'Oréal SA

L'Oréal SA

L'Oréal SA

Overview
Date Founded

1963

Headquarters

41, rue Martre,Clichy, Ile-de-France 92117

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

85.4K

Industries

Personal Products
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing

Company Description

For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted itself solely to one business: beauty. It is a business rich in meaning, as it enables all individuals to express their personalities, gain self-confidence and open up to others. Beauty is a language. L’Oréal has set itself the mission of offering all women and men worldwide the best of cosmetics innovation in terms of quality, efficacy and safety. It pursues this goal by meeting the infinite diversity of beauty needs and desires all over the world. Beauty is universal. Since its creation by a researcher, the group has been pushing back the frontiers of knowledge. Its unique Research arm enables it to continually explore new territories and invent the products of the future, while drawing inspiration from beauty rituals the world over. Beauty is a science. Providing access to products that enhance well-being, mobilising its innovative strength to preserve the beauty of the planet and supporting local communities. These are exacting challenges, which are a source of inspiration and creativity for L’Oréal. Beauty is a commitment.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Chief Marketing Officer

President, North America & Chief Executive Officer, L'Oréal USA

Chief Executive Officer-Zone Eastern Europe

Chief Executive Officer-Americas

Chief Executive Officer-Western Europe

Chief Sustainability Officer & Executive Vice President

Chief Strategy & Analytics Officer

Board of Directors

Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at L'Oréal Canada, Inc.

Director at L'Oréal SA

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Pernod Ricard SA

Chief Executive Officer & Non-Independent Director at Solvay SA

Chief Executive Officer at L'Oréal SA

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Thomson-CSF

Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Vice President at Orange SA

Vice President & General Manager-Research & Innovation at L'Oréal SA

Executive Vice President & Global Head Human Resources & Business Services at Nestlé SA

Chief Executive Officer at Merck KGaA

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Owners & Shareholders
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Founded in 1979, Fisher Asset Management, Inc. is a registered investment advisor headquartered in Woodside, California. The firm is also known as Fisher Investments. The firm provides a variety of a discretionary, fee-based wealth management strategies and investment management services to high net-worth individuals and institutions throughout North America and the UK.

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Amundi-IM invests through funds in all asset classes and main currencies. The firm believes that overall analysis of a company, including economic, social and environmental aspects, allows for better assessment of the risks and opportunities that may affect its long-term valuation.

Recent Transactions
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Impala SASU purchases L'Oréal SA /Roger & Gallet Brand from L'Oréal SA

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L'Oréal SA purchases Centre Thermal de La Roche-Posay SAS from BNP Paribas Développement SA, Ouest Croissance Gestion SAS, SODERO Gestion SAS, UI Gestion SA, BPIFrance Investissement SAS

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L'Oréal SA purchases LOGOCOS Naturkosmetik AG

Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onL'Oréal SA purchases Magic Holdings International Ltd.

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Advised onL'Oréal SA purchases Urban Decay Cosmetics LLC from Castanea Partners, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised onImpala SASU purchases L'Oréal SA /Roger & Gallet Brand from L'Oréal SA

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Advised onL'Oréal SA purchases Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. /3 Brands from Bausch Health Cos., Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onL'Oréal SA purchases Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. /3 Brands from Bausch Health Cos., Inc.

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Advised onL'Oréal SA purchases Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. /3 Brands from Bausch Health Cos., Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
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Communications Specialist at Clarity Media Group, Inc.

Real Estate Agent

Vice Chairman, Industrial at Newmark & Company Real Estate, Inc.

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Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP

Clients

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE engages in the manufacture of luxury goods. It operates through the following business segments: Wines & Spirits, Fashion & Leather Goods, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Watches & Jewelry, Selective Retailing, and Other Activities & Eliminations. The Wines & Spirits segment produces and sells high quality champagne wines and sparkling wines. It also distributes vodka and white liquor. The Fashion & Leather Goods segment engages in the manufacture of luggage items, bags, accessories, shoes and clothes. The Perfumes & Cosmetics segment engages in the production and distribution of make-up, perfume and skin care products. The Watches & Jewelry segment manufactures luxury watches and accessories form men and women. It specializes in the field of chronographs and ultimate precision. The Selective Retailing segment is organized to promote an environment that is appropriate to the image and status of the luxury brands. It engages in the sale of luxury products to international travelers and on board cruise ships. This segment also manages beauty stores that combine direct access and customer assistance to customers. The Other Activities & Eliminations segment includes media division. It publishes newspapers and magazines, manages business and financial websites and holds radio stations. This segment also engages in the real estate industry and builds luxury yachts. The company was founded on January 1, 1987 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Sep 30, 2011, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 711.7 million while its peak concurrent users reached 145.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry. Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The institute focuses on the self-development of core Internet technologies, in pursuing its development and innovation for the industry. Tencent's long term vision is to become the most respected Internet enterprise. In order to fulfill corporate social responsibilities and to promote civil Internet communities, Tencent has been actively participating in public charity programs. In 2006, Tencent inaugurated the Tencent Charity Fund, the first charity foundation set up by a Chinese Internet enterprise, and the public charity website gongyi.qq.com. The website focuses on youth education, assisting impoverished communities, care for the disadvantaged, and disaster relief. Tencent has currently begun a number of public charity projects across China. It strives to help build a harmonious society and to become a good corporate citizen

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment consists of businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$229B
Total Enterprise Value
$192B
Earnings Per Share
$7.15
EBITDAMargin
24.41%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
24.98x
Revenue
$31.4B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
2.46%
Debt TEV
0.01x
TEVNet Income
47.9x
Enterprise Value / Sales
6.1x
Net Profit
$4B
EBITDA
$7.67B
Total Debt
$2.86B
Total Equity
$32.6B
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FF Poplar Ltd. operates as an augmented reality collaborative platform. The company was founded by David Clement Ripert and Laurie Francis Ainley on September 11, 2018 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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INVESTSUD is an active manager which invests in family-owned small and medium-sized companies across the industrial, commercial and services sectors operating in the Belgian provinces of Liège, Namur or Luxembourg. They do not invest in failing companies.The firm seeks to invest EUR 0.1-3 million in companies with a quality project and significant profit potential. They typically take minority stakes and seek board representation, partnering with management to create value through a range of support activities including sourcing funding structures that provide maximum security to the shareholders, helping them out of isolation, preparing them for estate planning or assisting them in an investment or takeover plan.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Beats Electronics LLC

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Founder at Island Capital Group LLC

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Founder at Translation LLC

Suppliers
Aceto Corp. Chemicals | Port Washington, NY

Aceto functions as a virtual manufacturing company, distributing more than 1,100 chemical compounds used principally as raw materials or finished products. With business operations in nine countries, Aceto’s global reach is distinctive in the industry, enabling the Company to source and supply quality products on a worldwide basis. Leveraging local professionals, Aceto sources more than two-thirds of its products from Asia, buying from approximately 500 companies in China and 200 in India.

AptarGroup, Inc. Personal Products | Crystal Lake, IL

AptarGroup, Inc. develops manufactures and sales of consumer product dispensing systems. It operates through the following business segments: Beauty & Home, Pharma and Food & Beverage. The Beauty & Home segment primarily sells pumps, aerosol valves and accessories to the personal care and household markets and pumps and decorative components to the fragrance/cosmetic market. The Pharma segment supplies pumps and metered dose inhaler valves to the pharmaceutical market worldwide. The Food & Beverage segment sell dispensing and non-dispensing closures and, to a lesser degree, spray pumps and aerosol valves to the food and beverage markets. The company was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Crystal Lake, IL.

Publicis Groupe SA Hospitals & Patient Services | Paris, France

Publicis Groupe SA engages in the advertising industry. Its services include customer relationship management, direct marketing, sales promotion, events management, public relations, and corporate, multicultural and financial communications. The company was founded by Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet in 1926 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Competitors
LVMH Apparel & Footwear - Paris, Fra

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE engages in the manufacture of luxury goods. It operates through the following business segments: Wines & Spirits, Fashion & Leather Goods, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Watches & Jewelry, Selective Retailing, and Other Activities & Eliminations. The Wines & Spirits segment produces and sells high quality champagne wines and sparkling wines. It also distributes vodka and white liquor. The Fashion & Leather Goods segment engages in the manufacture of luggage items, bags, accessories, shoes and clothes. The Perfumes & Cosmetics segment engages in the production and distribution of make-up, perfume and skin care products. The Watches & Jewelry segment manufactures luxury watches and accessories form men and women. It specializes in the field of chronographs and ultimate precision. The Selective Retailing segment is organized to promote an environment that is appropriate to the image and status of the luxury brands. It engages in the sale of luxury products to international travelers and on board cruise ships. This segment also manages beauty stores that combine direct access and customer assistance to customers. The Other Activities & Eliminations segment includes media division. It publishes newspapers and magazines, manages business and financial websites and holds radio stations. This segment also engages in the real estate industry and builds luxury yachts. The company was founded on January 1, 1987 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals - New Brunswick, New Jersey

Johnson & Johnson is a holding company, which engages in the research and development, manufacture and sale of products in the health care field. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Health, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer Health segment includes products used in the baby care, oral care, beauty, over-the-counter pharmaceutical, women's health, and wound care markets. The Pharmaceutical segment focuses on therapeutic areas, such as immunology, infectious diseases, neuroscience, oncology, pulmonary hypertension, and cardiovascular & metabolic diseases. The Medical Devices segment offers products used in the orthopedic, surgery, cardiovascular & neurovascular, and eye health fields. The company was founded by Robert Wood Johnson I, James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson Sr. in 1886 and is headquartered in New Brunswick, NJ.

The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. Personal Products - New York, NY

The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. engages in the manufacturing of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. It sells products under the following brand names: Estée Lauder, Clinique, Origins, MAC, Bobbi Brown, La Mer, Jo Malone London, Aveda, and Too Faced. Its channels primarily consist of department stores, specialty multi-brand retailers, upscale perfumeries and pharmacies, and prestige salons and spas. The company was founded by Estée Lauder and Joseph Lauder in 1946 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
Rank #26
2011
Forbes Magazine - The Nifty 50
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