Valeo SA

Valeo SA

Valeo SA

Overview
Date Founded

1923

Headquarters

43, rue Bayen, Paris, 75017, FRA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

112K

Industries

Automobiles
Auto Parts & Tires

Company Description

Valeo SA is engaged in the design, production, and sale of components, integrated systems, and modules for the automobile industry. It operates through following business segments: Powertrain Systems, Thermal Systems, Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems and Visibility Systems. The Powertrain Systems segment deals with electrical, transmission, engine management, air management, and hybrid/electric vehicle systems. The Thermal Systems segment manufactures systems, modules, and components for climate control and front-end modules. The Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems segment develops interior controls, driving assistance, interior electronics, and access mechanisms. The Visibility Systems segment manufactures lighting and wiper systems. The company was founded on February 10, 1923 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

General Counsel

Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

President, Visibility Systems Business Group

Director, South America

National Director, Spain/Portugal

National Director, North America

National Director, Turkey

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Valeo SA

Former President & Managing Director of Exxon Mobil Norway & Secretary of Mobil Corporation at Exxon Mobil Corporation

Partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Former General Partner at AllianceBernstein LP

Deputy Chief Executive Officer Chief Technology & Innovation Officer at Orange SA

Managing Partner at Cathay Capital Private Equity SAS

Former Vice Chief Executive Officer at Renault SA

Joint Scientific Director-Asset Management at Fondation Dauphine

Chief of Staff at European Aeronautic Defence & Space France SAS

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Recent Transactions
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Raicam Industrie SRL Unipersonale purchases Valeo SA /Hydraulic Actuation Division from Valeo SA

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Valeo SA purchases FTE Verwaltungs GmbH from Bain Capital Private Equity LP

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Valeo SA, Ichikoh Industries Ltd. purchase PT Ichikoh Indonesia from PT Pioneer

Transaction Advisors
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Attorney

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Attorney

Advised onValeo SA purchases FTE Verwaltungs GmbH from Bain Capital Private Equity LP

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Crowell & Moring LLP

Clients

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General Motors Co. engages in the designing, manufacturing, and selling of cars, trucks, and automobile parts. It also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. The firm operates through the following segments: GM North America, GM International, and GM Financial. It sells vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Wuling, Maven, and OnStar brands. The company was founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and distribution of motor vehicles and parts. It operates through the following business areas: Vehicle, Financial and Others. The Vehicle division offers motor vehicles. The Financial division provides financing, leasing and credit cards. The Other division includes manufacture of railways. The company was founded on December 29, 1967 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$6.83B
Total Enterprise Value
$17.4B
Earnings Per Share
$3.72
Revenue
$18.6B
Net Profit
$886M
EBITDA
$2.36B
EBITDAMargin
12.7%
Total Debt
$4.24B
Total Equity
$5.06B
Enterprise Value Sales
0.94x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
7.39x
TEVNet Income
19.65x
Debt TEV
0.24x
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Navya SA engages in the manufacture of electric and autonomous vehicles. It operates through the Autonom Shuttle and Autonom Cab segments. The Autonom Shuttle segment aims to target private sites such as industrial sites, airports, university campuses, theme parks and other sites. The Autonom Cab segment includes designs for open roads intended for ride hailing companies, car rental groups, and fleet operators. The company was founded by Christophe Sapet on June 4, 2014 and is headquartered in Villeurbanne, France.

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Aledia SAS develops and manufactures light-emitting diodes. Its products are based on 3D architecture using gallium-nitride-on-silicon microwires. The firm's technology uses silicon wafers and existing complementary metal-oxide semiconductor wafer-fabrication processes and tools, enabling production of LED chips. The company was founded by Giorgio Anania, Philippe Gilet, and Xavier Hugon in 2011 and is headquartered in Grenoble, France.

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