The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company

Overview
Date Founded

1886

Headquarters

One Coca-Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA, 30313, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

80.3K

Industries

Beverages
Hospitals & Patient Services
Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries
Consumer Services
Hotels, Resorts, and Cruiselines
Food

Company Description

The Coca-Cola Co. is the nonalcoholic beverage company, which engages in the manufacture, market, and sale of non-alcoholic beverages which include sparkling soft drinks, water, enhanced water and sports drinks, juice, dairy and plant-based beverages, tea and coffee and energy drinks. Its brands include Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Georgia, Powerade, Del Valle, Schweppes, Aquarius, Minute Maid Pulpy, Dasani, Simply, Glaceau Vitaminwater, Bonaqua, Gold Peak, Fuze Tea, Glaceau Smartwater, and Ice Dew. It operates through the following segments: Europe, Middle East and Africa, Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific, Bottling Investments and Global Ventures. The company was founded by Asa Griggs Candler in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

President & Chief Operating Officer

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer

Chief Customer & Commercial Leadership Officer

Chief People Officer & Senior Vice President

President, South Latin

President of Latin America Group

President, India & Southwest Asia

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at The Coca-Cola Company

Founder at The Call of Duty Endowment

Founder at WE Family Offices LLC

Group Executive Chairman Executive Director at Banco Santander SA

President & Chief Executive Officer at The Chicago Community Trust

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Davis Selected Advisers LP

Chairman & Senior Executive at Expedia Group, Inc.

Chair & Chief Executive Officer at NEW Ventures LLC

President & Chief Executive Officer at Allen & Company LLC

Co-Founder at Compute Software, Inc.

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Recent Transactions
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Powerplant Ventures LLC purchases ZICO Beverages LLC from The Coca-Cola Company

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The Coca-Cola Company, Costa Ltd. purchase Briggo, Inc.

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The Coca-Cola Company purchases Fairlife LLC from Select Milk Producers, Inc.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
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Advised onThe Coca-Cola Company purchases Cadbury Schweppes /Non US & EU Beverage Operations from Mondelez UK Holdings & Services Ltd.

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Advised onThe Coca-Cola Company purchases Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (Inactive) resulting in a new company Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc.

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Advised onThe Coca-Cola Company purchases Odwalla, Inc.

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Advised onThe Coca-Cola Company purchases Energy Brands, Inc. from Tata Global Beverages Ltd.

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Advised onCoca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated purchases Coca Cola Refreshments Usa, Inc. /Twinsburg Manufacturing from The Coca-Cola Company

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Advised onCoca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated purchases Coca Cola Refreshments Usa, Inc. /Twinsburg Manufacturing from The Coca-Cola Company

Advisors & Consultants
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Office Managing Partner at Clifford Chance LLP

Consultant

Dean, Miami Herbert Business School at University of Miami

Consultant

President at Starcom Mediavest Group, Inc.

Clients

Molson Coors Beverage Co. is a holding company, which engages in the production and sale of beer. It operates through the following segments: North America and Europe. The North America segment operates in the U.S., Canada and various countries in the Caribbean, Latin, and South America. The Europe segment operates in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Montenegro, the Republic of Ireland, Romania, Serbia, the U.K., various other European countries, and certain countries within the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1786 and is headquartered in Golden, CO.

Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd. engages in the distribution of non-alcoholic and alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages. Its products include carbonated soft drinks, spring water, sports and energy drinks, fruit juices, iced tea, flavored milk, coffee, tea, beer, cider, spirits and SPC packaged ready-to-eat fruit and vegetable snacks. It operates through the following segments: Corporate, Food & Services and Alcohol & Coffee Beverages. The Alcohol & Coffee Beverages segment manufactures and distributes premium spirits and beers. The Corporate, Food & Services segment processes and markets fruit and other food products, and provides certain support services to the Group and third party customers. The company was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in North Sydney, Australia.

Molson Coors Canada Beer is our passion, our heritage and our future. For more than 350 years we’ve been brewing, innovating and delighting the world’s drinkers. This is what gets us out of bed in the morning: A Love of Beer We create extraordinary, premium beer at breweries from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado in the US to the storied Burton-on-Trent brewery in the UK, to Prague's celebrated brewing heritage in the Czech Republic, and the oldest brewery in Montreal, Canada. From our founding families and executive leaders, to our master brewers and our sales teams, we are a brewing company that loves what we do. And we never take it for granted. A Passion for Building Extraordinary Brands Our portfolio has more than 100 beer brands including Coors Light, Molson Canadian, Miller Lite, Carling and Staropramen, as well as craft and specialty beers like Blue Moon, Creemore Springs and Cobra. Ours is a long and successful history of building local and international brands inspired by the insights we gain from talking to our drinkers. A Dedication to Innovation As a brewing company in love with beer, we’re always looking for ways to challenge the expected and bring something new and exciting to our drinkers. In 1959 we developed the first recyclable aluminum beer can. Today, new, cold-activated bottles and cans bring Coors Light’s Rocky Mountain cold refreshment to life around the world. Carling’s Home Draft allows drinkers to bring the great draft taste of the UK’s # 1 lager from the pub into their home. Recently we launched Molson M in Canada, the world’s only microcarbonated lager. Ane we have a well earned reputation as the most innovative brewer in Central Europe. We never stop learning from the people who drink our beer and that is what drives our innovation. A Business Built on Responsible Practices We care about the communities and the places where we brew and market our beers, just like you do. We believe integrity, respect and accountability have to be a part of everything we do, everywhere we do it or it’s not worth doing. That’s how we do business and it won’t change.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$229B
Total Enterprise Value
$273B
Earnings Per Share
$1.79
Revenue
$33B
Net Profit
$7.75B
EBITDA
$10.9B
EBITDAMargin
32.92%
Total Debt
$44.4B
Total Equity
$21.3B
Enterprise Value / Sales
8.25x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
24.92x
TEVNet Income
35.18x
Debt TEV
0.16x
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1 - $10K
2019
$1,000 - $2,499
2019
$1,500 - $4,999
2019
Political Donations
$1,000
2014
$2,000
2014
$250
2014
Investments
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RecycleRewards, Inc. engages in the provision of waste collection and recycling services. The company was founded by Patrick K. Fitzgerald and Ron Gonen in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Coca-Cola Shanduka Beverages South Africa (Pty) Ltd. manufactures and distributes beverages. It offers bottled and canned soft drinks. It also engages in packaging, marketing, and distributing beverages. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Spotify Technology SA is a digital music service offering music fans instant access to a world of music. The company operates through the following segments: Premium and Ad-Supported. The Premium segment provides subscribers with unlimited online and offline high-quality streaming access of music and podcasts on computers, tablets, and mobile devices, users can connect through speakers, receivers, televisions, cars, game consoles, and smart watches. It also offers a music listening experience without commercial breaks. The Ad-Supported segment provides users with limited on-demand online access of music and unlimited online access of podcasts on their computers, tablets, and compatible mobile devices. It also serves both premium subscriber acquisition channel and a robust option for users who are unable or unwilling to pay a monthly subscription fee but still want to enjoy access to a wide variety of high-quality audio content. The company was founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon in April, 2006 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

Investors
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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Grupo Palacio de Hierro SAB de CV

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Former Partner at Atlantic Capital Group, Inc.

Suppliers
Ball Corporation Metal Manufacturing & Products | Westminster, CO

Ball Corp. provides metal packaging for beverages, foods and household products. It operates through the following business segments: Beverage Packaging, North and Central America; Beverage Packaging, South America; Beverage Packaging, Europe; and Aerospace. The Beverage Packaging, North and Central America segment sold under multi-year supply contracts to fillers of carbonated soft drinks, beer, energy drinks, and other beverages. The Beverage Packaging, South America segment sales volumes of beverage containers in South America, and manufacture substantially all of the metal beverage containers in Brazil. The Beverage Packaging, Europe segment sales volumes of metal beverage containers in Europe, and other packaging materials used by the European beer and carbonated soft drink industries. The Aerospace segment provides diversified technical services and products to government agencies, prime contractors, and commercial organizations for a broad range of information warfare, electronic warfare, avionics, intelligence, training, and space system needs. The company was founded by Edmund Burke Ball, Frank Clayton Ball, George A. Ball, Lucius Lorenzo Ball, and William Charles Ball in 1880 and is headquartered in Westminster, CO.

Tate & Lyle Plc Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | London, United Kingdom

Tate & Lyle Plc engages in the provision of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries. It operates through the following segments: Food & Beverage Solutions, Sucralose, and Primary Products. The Food & Beverage Solutions and Sucralose segment provides solutions for customers that meet consumer demand for healthier and tastier food and drink. The Primary Products segment offers high volume food and industrial products for customers in the North American market. The company was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. Food | Tokyo, Japan

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of food products, amino acids, and pharmaceuticals. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Food Products, Overseas Food Products, Life Support, Healthcare and Others. The Domestic Food Products segment includes seasonings and processed foods, and frozen foods. The Overseas Food Products segment provides consumer foods, which include flavor seasonings and instant noodles; and umami seasonings for processed food manufacturers. The Life Support segment offers feed-use amino acids, amino acids for pharmaceuticals and foods, sweeteners, pharmaceutical fine chemicals, and specialty chemicals. The Healthcare segment handles medical foods and pharmaceuticals. The Others segment covers the packaging materials business, healthcare business, partnership business, logistics, and other services. The company was founded by Saburosuke Suzuki II on May 20, 1909 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Competitors
PepsiCo, Inc. Beverages - White Plains, NY

PepsiCo, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, distribution and sale of beverages, food, and snacks. It is a food and beverage company with a complementary portfolio of brands, including Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, and Tropicana. It operates through the following business segments: Frito-Lay North America; Quaker Foods North America; PepsiCo Beverages North America; Latin America; Europe; and Africa, Middle East and South Asia The Frito-Lay North America segment markets, distributes, and sells snack foods under the Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, Tostitos, Fritos, Ruffles, and Santitas brands. The Quaker Foods North America segment includes cereals, rice, and pasta under the Quaker, Aunt Jemima, Quaker Chewy, Cap'n Crunch, Life, and Rice-A-Roni brands. The PepsiCo Beverages North America segment consists of beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under various beverage brands such as Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Aquafina, Diet Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pure Premium, Sierra Mist, and Mug. The Latin America segment covers beverage, food, and snack businesses in Latin America region. The Europe segment comprises of beverage, food, and snack goods in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa regions. The Africa, Middle East and South Asia segment offers snack food products under the Lay's, Kurkure, Chipsy, Doritos, Cheetos, and Crunchy brands. The company was founded by Donald M. Kendall, Sr. and Herman W. Lay in 1965 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY.

The Kraft Heinz Co. Food - Pittsburgh, PA

The Kraft Heinz Co. engages in the manufacture and market of food and beverage products. The firm operates through the following geographical segments: United States, Canada and International. Its products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, ambient meals, frozen and chilled meals and for infant and nutrition. The company was founded on July 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

Diageo Plc Beverages - London, United Kingdom

Diageo Plc engages in the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages. Its brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JeB, Buchanan's, Windsor and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray, and Guinness. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America; Europe and Turkey; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean; Asia Pacific; ISC; and Corporate and Other.

Awards & Honors
Rank #62
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #62
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #72
2014
Forbes - World's 100 Most Innovative Companies
Sponsored by Forbes Magazine
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