Vodafone Group Plc

Vodafone Group Plc

Vodafone Group Plc

Overview
Date Founded

1982

Headquarters

Vodafone House,The Connection,Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2FN

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

105K

Industries

Wireless Telecommunications
Internet Software & Services
Computer Software

Company Description

Vodafone Group Plc engages in telecommunication services in Europe and internationally. The firms offers mobile services that enable customers to call, text and access data, fixed line services, including broadband, television (TV) offerings, and voice and convergence services under the GigaKombi and Vodafone One names to customers. It also provides mobile, fixed and a suite of converged communication services, such as Internet of Things (IoT) comprising managed IoT connectivity, automotive and insurance services, as well as smart metering and health solutions, cloud and security portfolio comprising public and private cloud services, as well as cloud-based applications and products for securing networks and devices and international voice, IP transit and messaging services to support business customers that include small home offices and large multi-national companies. The company was founded on July 17, 1984 and is headquartered in Newbury, the United Kingdom.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Commercial Officer

Chief Executive Officer Vodafone Spain

Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone Ghana

Chief Executive Officer Vodafone Germany

Chief Executive Officer Vodafone Italy

Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone UK

Board of Directors

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Dibevit Import SRL

Director at Amadeus IT Group SA

Trustee & Deputy Chairman at The British Museum Co. Ltd.

Chief Financial Officer at Vodafone Group Plc

Chairman at International Institute for Management Development

Director at Airbus SE

Former Group Chief Executive Officer at abrdn Plc

Industrial Adviser at CVC Advisers Ltd.

Founder/Chairman at Change Capital Partners LLP

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KIA-IM is a conservative manager which aims to achieve a long term investment return on the financial reserves entrusted by the State of Kuwait to the Kuwait Investment Authority, providing an alternative to oil reserves, which would enable Kuwait's future generations to face the uncertainties ahead with greater confidence. The firm does not invest in sectors where gaming and alcohol-related activities constitute the main source of business and does not use any derivative products as investment vehicles. They also do not borrow for investment purposes as this is prohibited by the Kuwait's Constitution. KIA-IM invests funds through external fund managers out of Kuwait. They manage Kuwait’s GRF and FGF. The GRF consists of investments in Kuwait and other MENA countries as well as hard currency assets held by KIA-IM on behalf of the State of Kuwait. The GRF also holds other government assets, including Kuwait's participation in public enterprises such as the Kuwait Fund or Arab Economic Development and Kuwait Petroleum Company in addition to Kuwait's participation in multilateral and international organizations, including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, amongst others. The FGF is a long-term investor in various asset classes ranging from more traditional assets such as equities and bonds to alternatives such as private equity, real estate and infrastructure.

Recent Transactions
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Vodacom Group Ltd. purchases Vodafone Egypt Telecommunications Co. SAE from Vodafone Group Plc

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Vodafone Group Plc, Vodafone Vierte Verwaltungs AG purchase Kabel Deutschland Holding AG

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Indus Towers Ltd. purchases Indus Towers Ltd. (Inactive) from Vodafone Group Plc

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onVodafone Group Plc, Vodafone International Holdings BV purchase Hutchison Essar Ltd. from Hutchison Whampoa Ltd.

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Advised onRipplewood Investments LLC purchases SOFTBANK TELECOM Corporation from Vodafone Group Plc

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Advised onSoftBank Group Corp., BB Mobile Corp. purchase Vodafone K.K from Vodafone Group Plc resulting in a new company SoftBank Corp.

Investment Advisor

Advised onVodafone Group Plc, Vodafone Vierte Verwaltungs AG purchase Kabel Deutschland Holding AG

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Advised onVodafone Idea Ltd. purchases Vodafone India Ltd. from Vodafone Group Plc

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Advised onVerizon Communications, Inc., Vodafone Group Plc, Verizon Wireless, Inc. purchase Alltel Corp. from GS Capital Partners LP, Atlantis Holdings LLC, TPG Capital LLC

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Founder at PJT Partners, Inc.

Consultant

Founder at Arjun Gupta Community Foundation

Advisor

Former Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2021
Market Capitalization
$41.6B
Total Enterprise Value
$116B
Earnings Per Share
$0
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-1.63%
TEVNet Income
840.66x
Debt TEV
0.69x
Enterprise Value / Sales
2.15x
EBITDAMargin
42.56%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.05x
Revenue
$53.9B
Net Profit
$138M
Total Equity
$68B
Total Debt
$79.6B
EBITDA
$23B
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Investors
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Managing Director at Lehman Brothers Europe Ltd.

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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Member, Editorial Board at I-Magazine

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Bottomline Technologies Pension Funds & Sovereign Wealth | Portsmouth, NH

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Telefónica SA Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications - Madrid, Spain

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