Vale SA

Vale SA

Vale SA

Overview
Date Founded

1942

Headquarters

Praia de Botafogo,186 - Salas 501 a 1901,Rio de Janeiro 22250-145

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

69.4K

Industries

Non-Energy Mining & Minerals
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Railroads
Other Transportation
Metal Manufacturing & Products

Company Description

Vale SA engages in the production and exportation of iron ore, pellets, manganese, and iron alloys, which are raw materials needed for steelmaking. It operates through the following segments: Ferrous Minerals, Coal, Base Metals, Fertilizers and Others. The Ferrous Minerals segment includes the extraction of iron ore and the production of pellets, manganese ore, iron alloys, and coal, and logistics services. The Coal segment comprises the extraction of coal and its logistic services. The Base Metals segment involves the production of non-ferrous minerals, which include nickel, copper, and aluminum. The Fertilizers segment is comprised of three major groups of nutrients: potassium, phosphate, and nitrogen. The Others segment encompasses joint ventures and affiliates of other businesses. The company was founded on June 1, 1942 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director, Sustainability & Institutional Relations

Executive Director, Business Support

Executive Director, Ferrous Minerals & Coal

Executive Director, Base Metals

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Officer for Investor Relations

Alternate Director

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Caixa de Previdência dos Funcionários do Banco do Brasil

Chief Executive Officer at Bradespar SA

Co-Executive Director at Bram Bradesco Asset Management S/A DTVM

Coordinator, Finance Committee at Vale SA

Former Chief Executive Officer & IR Officer at Bradespar SA

Member, Risk Management & Audit Committee at Tupy SA

Deputy Director at Fidelity Processadora SA

Alternate Director to Toshiya Asahi at Vale SA

Former Alternate Director at Vale SA

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Capital World Global Investors (CWGI) is the investment adviser to the American Funds Group, a family of 30 funds marketed to individuals exclusively through financial advisers and other intermediaries. American Funds are also used as investment vehicles for 401ks, other retirement plans, variable annuities and 529 college savings plans. The funds have the following characteristics: (1) a long-term, value-oriented approach (2) long-established, global research (3) a multiple portfolio counselor system that combines teamwork with individual accountability (4) experienced, long-tenured investment professionals and (5) a commitment to low operating expenses, among the lowest in the fund industry.^CWGI uses a Multiple Portfolio Counselor System. The assets of each fund are divided into smaller, more manageable portions. Each portion is managed by a portfolio counselor who operates autonomously, investing his or her portion as though it were an entire fund (subject to fund objectives and overall guidelines). Research analysts typically manage a segment as well (usually about 20% of the fund's assets), bringing their expertise directly to bear on the fund's results. Portfolio counselors are free to make their own decisions. As a fund's assets grow, new counselors can be added.^Investment decisions are based on internal research. Equity research is comprehensive and bottom-up while at the same time constantly monitoring broader economic, political, currency and interest rate trends. Investment research is proprietary and used solely by CWGI portfolio managers.

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Capital Research & Management Co.'s International Investors division invests primarily in the stocks of large-cap growth-oriented companies across practically all sectors. Although they invest internationally, most of their investments are in the stocks of North American companies.

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Santander Brasil Gestão is an active manager which makes investment decisions based on a process established by multiple investment committees. For their fixed-income and multimarket funds, they utilize a top-down approach to construct portfolios. Their macroeconomic committee defines a central economic scenario used by portfolio managers to make strategic and tactical investment decisions and their Fixed Income and Multimarket Committees determine asset allocation strategies.For equity funds, the firm employs a combination of top-down and bottom-up approaches, focusing on fundamental research. The team creates a Core Portfolio with the strategies found in all portfolios, but in different proportions. Risk management is an integral part of their investment management activities. The risk management team consistently monitors guidelines and exposure limits, considering value-at-risk, stress tests, fat tails, credit risk and liquidity risk of their funds.

Recent Transactions
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Emerita Resources Corp. purchases Vale SA /Salobro Zinc Project from Vale SA

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Horizonte Minerals Plc purchases Vale SA /Vermelho Nickel-Cobalt Project from Vale SA

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The Mosaic Company purchases Vale Fertilizantes SA from Vale SA

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Advised onVale SA purchases Inco Ltd.

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Advised onVale SA purchases Caemi Mineracao e Metalurgia SA

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Advised onVale SA purchases Inco Ltd.

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Advised onVale SA, Mineração Naque SA purchase Fertilizantes Fosfatados SA from Bunge Participações e Investimentos SA

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Advised onThe Mosaic Company purchases Vale Fertilizantes SA from Vale SA

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Advised onThe Mosaic Company purchases Vale Fertilizantes SA from Vale SA

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Clifford Chance LLP

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Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Bank of Nova Scotia

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Founding Partner at Tanoira Cassagne Abogados

Clients

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$247B
Total Enterprise Value
$276B
Earnings Per Share
$3.39
Revenue
$109B
Net Profit
$17.6B
EBITDA
$48.5B
EBITDAMargin
44.68%
Total Debt
$76.7B
Total Equity
$148B
Enterprise Value Sales
2.54x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.68x
TEVNet Income
15.64x
Debt TEV
0.28x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.13%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.02%
Investments
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Vale Oman Pelletizing Co. LLC manufactures metal pellets. It engages in management of construction and operation of the pelletizing plant. The company was founded in May 2010 and is headquartered in Muttrah, Oman.

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Vale Soluções em Energia SA engages in the research and development of alternative energy solutions. It conducts studies on renewable fuel sources such as biogas, biodiesel, and ethanol. The company was founded on December 26, 2007 and is headquartered in São José dos Campos, Brazil.

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Foulath Holding Co. BSC operates as an investment vehicle and holding company that focuses on investing in the steel industry in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The company was founded in June 2008 and is headquartered in Hidd, Bahrain.

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Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. Non-Energy Mining & Minerals - Phoenix, AZ

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