Orkla ASA

Orkla ASA

Orkla ASA

Overview
Date Founded

1918

Headquarters

Nedre Skøyenvei 26,Oslo 0276

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

18.2K

Industries

Food
Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries
Wholesale: Consumer Durables
Luxury & Specialty Goods
Retail: Food & Beverage
Metal Manufacturing & Products

Company Description

Orkla ASA engages in the provision of consumer goods, and concept solutions among groceries, specialist retailers, out-of-home sectors, and the bakery market. It operates its business through the following segments: Orkla Foods; Orkla Confectionary & Snacks; Orkla Care; Orkla Food Ingredients; Branded Consumer Goods; Hydropower; Financial Investments; and HQ/Other Business. The company was founded on February 27, 1918 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Executive Officer, Kims Denmark

Chief Executive Officer, Sweden

Chief Executive Officer of Orkla Confectionary & Snacks

Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, Orkla Food Ingredients

Group Director, Human Resources

Business Development Director, Orkla Confectionery & Snacks

Purchasing Director, Orkla Brands

Group Director, Corporate Communications & Corporate Affairs

Board of Directors

Founder at Canica AS

President & Chief Executive Officer at Swedish Match AB

Industrial Advisor at Vaaka Partners Oy

Chief Executive Officer at Next Step Citizen A/S

President & Chief Executive Officer at Orkla ASA

Member, Board of Directors at Orkla ASA

Chief Executive Officer at Canica AS

Former Deputy Director at Nidar AS

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Recent Transactions
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Orkla ASA purchases Odense Marcipan A/S

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Orkla ASA, KåKå AB purchase Werners Gourmetservice AB

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Orkla ASA, Orkla Foods Sverige AB purchase Struer Brød A/S

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Transaction Advisors
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Investment Advisor

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$71B
Total Enterprise Value
$89.3B
Earnings Per Share
$4.24
Revenue
$39.3B
Net Profit
$4.32B
EBITDA
$7.42B
EBITDAMargin
18.87%
Total Debt
$5.18B
Total Equity
$34.8B
Enterprise Value Sales
2.27x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
12.04x
TEVNet Income
20.7x
Debt TEV
0.06x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
10.43%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
6.61%
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Procter & Gamble Co. Personal Products - Cincinnati, Ohio

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