SAFRAN Group

SAFRAN Group

SAFRAN Group

Overview
Date Founded

1956

Headquarters

2, boulevard du Général Martial,Paris, Ile-de-France 75015

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

92.6K

Industries

Aerospace & Defense
Other Transportation
Consumer Services
Computer Software
IT Consulting & Services
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing

Company Description

Safran SA engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of aircraft, defense and communication equipment and technologies. It operates through the following business segments: Aerospace Propulsion, Aircraft Equipment, Aircraft Interiors, Aerosystems and Defence. The Aerospace Propulsion segment designs, develops, produces, and markets propulsion systems for commercial aircraft, military transport, training and combat aircraft, rocket engines, civil and military helicopters, tactical missiles and drones. The Aircraft Equipment segment specializes in mechanical, hydromechanical and electromechanical equipment. The Aircraft Interiors segment engages in the manufacture of Cabin interiors for regional, medium-haul, long-haul, business and military aircraft. The Aerosystems segment in the aircraft electrical distribution and power generation systems, lighting solutions, interconnection solutions, safety systems, oxygen systems, fluid, water and waste management systems, in-flight entertainment systems, remote measurement and communication systems and fuel systems. The Defence segment includes all businesses serving naval, land, and aviation defence industries. The company was founded on August 16, 1924 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Deputy Chief Executive Officer-Finance

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Labinal Power Systems

Senior Executive Vice President of R&T & Innovation

Senior Executive Vice President, International & Public Affairs

Executive Vice President-Human Resources

Corporate Senior Vice President, Space

Senior Vice President-Research & Technology

Board of Directors

Advisor at InterWest Partners, LLC

Former Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Renault VI Mack

Partner at Apax Partners SA

Chief Executive Officer at SAFRAN Group

Deputy Director General at Agence des Participations de l'Etat

Professional at SAFRAN Group

Member, Board of Directors at SAFRAN Group

Former Deputy Chief Executive Officer-Finance at SAFRAN Group

Chief Executive Officer & Director at CGG

Chief Executive Officer at FFP SA

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Jennison Associates has expertise in a range of equity strategies across styles and market-caps, as well as fixed income strategies. The firm manages portfolios based on internal fundamental research, bottom-up security selection and a highly interactive investment process. They offer select capabilities in the following investment disciplines: Growth Equity, Opportunistic Equity, Small and Mid Cap Equity, Global Equity, Value Equity, Income & Infrastructure Equity and Fixed Income. Additionally, we offer Custom Solutions, Combination Strategies and Sector Strategies. Jennison Associates specializes in fundamental analysis, which involves attempting to gain insight into the future value of a company by studying company-specific and market-related quantitative (such as financial statements) and qualitative (such as quality of company management or products) information. Although portfolio managers ultimately make investment decisions for the portfolios they manage, they work closely with research analysts and other portfolio managers in a dynamic and continuous process of updating and debating investment ideas and company-specific convictions.

Recent Transactions
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Belcan LLC, Ae Industrial Partners LP purchase JBR Technologies LLC from SAFRAN Group

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SAFRAN Group purchases Collins Aerospace /ElectroMechanical Systems Business from United Technologies Corporation

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SAFRAN Group purchases Rockwell Collins, Inc. /Actuators & Pilot Controls Unit from Rockwell Collins, Inc.

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Advised onSAFRAN Group purchases GE Homeland Protection, Inc. from General Electric Company

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Advised onAdvent International Corp., BPIFrance Investissement SAS, Safran Identity & Security SAS /Private Group purchase Safran Identity & Security SAS from SAFRAN Group resulting in a new company IDEMIA Identity & Security France SAS

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Advised onSAFRAN Group purchases Goodrich Corp. /Electrical Power Systems Ops from United Technologies Corporation

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Senior Office Partner at Eversheds Sutherland

Advisor

Global Chair, Mergers & Acquisition Practice at Baker & McKenzie LLP

Legal Advisor

Senior Partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Clients

Lockheed Martin Corp. operates as a global security and aerospace company, which engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services. It operates through the following business segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) and Space. The Aeronautics segment researches, designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, sustains, supports, and upgrades advanced military aircraft, including combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, and related technologies. The MFC segment provides air and missile defence systems; tactical missiles and air-to-ground precision strike weapon systems; logistics; fire control systems; mission operations support, readiness, engineering support and integration services; manned and unmanned ground vehicles; and energy management solutions. The RMS segment offers design, manufacture, service, and support for a variety of military and commercial helicopters; ship and submarine mission and combat systems; mission systems and sensors for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft; sea and land-based missile defence systems; radar systems; the Littoral Combat Ship; simulation and training services; and unmanned systems and technologies. The Space segment comprises of the research and development, design, engineering and production of satellites, strategic, and defensive missile systems and space transportation systems. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

With 41 years of service, Southwest Airlines Co. (Southwest), a low-fare major domestic airline, continues to differentiate itself from other low-fare carriers, offering a reliable product with exemplary Customer Service. Southwest was incorporated in Texas and commenced Customer Service on June 18, 1971 with three Boeing 737 aircraft serving three Texas cities - Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Today, Southwest is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded serving 78 destinations in 39 states and the District of Columbia. On May 2, 2011, Southwest completed the acquisition of AirTran Holdings, Inc., and now operates AirTran Airways as a wholly owned subsidiary. Southwest has among the lowest cost structures in the domestic airline industry, consistently offers the lowest and simplest fares, and has one of the best overall Customer Service records. LUV is our stock exchange symbol, selected to represent our home at Dallas Love Field, as well as the theme of our Employee and Customer relationships. Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world known for its commitment to the triple bottom line of Performance, People, and Planet. To read more about how Southwest is doing its part to be a good citizen, click on the tab above to read the Southwest Airlines 2011 One Report™

General Dynamics is a market leader in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and mission-critical information systems and technology. The company was formed in 1952 through the combination of the Electric Boat Company, Consolidated Vultee (CONVAIR) and several others. The company grew organically and through acquisitions until the early 1990s, when they sold many of our defense-related businesses. Starting in the mid-1990s, they began expanding by acquiring combat vehicle-related businesses, additional shipyards, information-technology product and service companies and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$56.9B
Total Enterprise Value
$50.2B
Earnings Per Share
$2.98
Revenue
$21B
Total Equity
$12.3B
Net Profit
$1.28B
EBITDAMargin
14.44%
Enterprise Value Sales
2.39x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
16.53x
TEVNet Income
39.11x
Debt TEV
0.12x
EBITDA
$3.04B
Total Debt
$6.17B
Investments
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VSMPO-AVISMA Corp. PJSC Non-Energy Mining & Minerals | Verkhnyaya Salda, Russian Federation

VSMPO-AVISMA Corp. PJSC engages in the production and sale of titanium sponge and primary magnesium, titanium sponge is then used in the production of titanium products. The Company's main operations are based on two production sites located in Verkhnaya Salda and in Berezniki in the Russian Federation. Its final products are titanium melted and mill products; as well as forgings and press forming for aerospace, industrial and other applications, and also produce ferrotitanium, aluminium extrusions and specialty steel mill products and forgings. VSMPO-AVISMA was founded on July 1, 1933 and is headquartered in Verkhnyaya Salda, Russia.

EXEL Industries SA Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery | Paris, France

EXEL Industries SA engages in the designing, manufacturing and marketing of spraying equipment. It operates through the following business markets: Industrial Market, Agricultural Market and Consumer Market. The Industrial Market involves large-scale field cultivation, arboriculture, viticulture and all types of specialized crops. The Agricultural Market deals with businesses requiring the spraying of paints, varnishes, glues, coatings and other products. The Consumer Market includes garden and leisure sprayers that are distributed through retailers. The company was founded by Vincent Ballu on August 4, 1952 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Competitors
Lockheed Martin Corporation Aerospace & Defense - Bethesda, Maryland

Lockheed Martin Corp. operates as a global security and aerospace company, which engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services. It operates through the following business segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) and Space. The Aeronautics segment researches, designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, sustains, supports, and upgrades advanced military aircraft, including combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, and related technologies. The MFC segment provides air and missile defence systems; tactical missiles and air-to-ground precision strike weapon systems; logistics; fire control systems; mission operations support, readiness, engineering support and integration services; manned and unmanned ground vehicles; and energy management solutions. The RMS segment offers design, manufacture, service, and support for a variety of military and commercial helicopters; ship and submarine mission and combat systems; mission systems and sensors for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft; sea and land-based missile defence systems; radar systems; the Littoral Combat Ship; simulation and training services; and unmanned systems and technologies. The Space segment comprises of the research and development, design, engineering and production of satellites, strategic, and defensive missile systems and space transportation systems. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

General Electric Company Power & Utilities - Boston, MA

General Electric Co. is a technology and financial services company. It operates through the following segments: Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation, Healthcare, and Capital. The Power segment offers technologies, solutions, and services related to energy production, which includes gas and steam turbines, generators, and power generation services. The Renewable Energy segment provides wind turbine platforms, hardware & software, offshore wind turbines, solutions, products & services to hydropower industry, blades for onshore & offshore wind turbines, and high voltage equipment. The Aviation segment provides jet engines & turboprops for commercial airframes, maintenance, component repair, and overhaul services, as well as replacement parts, additive machines & materials, and engineering services. The Healthcare segment provides healthcare technologies in medical imaging, digital solutions, patient monitoring, and diagnostics, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance enhancement solutions. The Capital segment leases & finances aircraft, aircraft engines and helicopters, and also provides financial and underwriting solutions. The company was founded by Thomas Alva Edison in 1878 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

United Technologies Corporation Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing - Farmington, CT

United Technologies (UTC) is a diversified company that provides a broad range of high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries. Our commercial businesses are Otis elevators and escalators and UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, fire and security systems, building automation and controls. Our aerospace businesses are Sikorsky aircraft and the new UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems, which includes Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines and UTC Aerospace Systems aerospace products. The company also operates a central research organization that pursues technologies for improving the performance, energy efficiency and cost of UTC products and processes.

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