BCE Inc.

BCE Inc.

BCE Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2004

Headquarters

1 Carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell, Building A, 7th Floor, Verdun, QC, H3E 3B3, CAN

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

52.1K

Industries

Other Business & Consulting Services
Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications

Company Description

BCE, Inc. is a telecommunications and media company, which engages in the provision of communication services to residential, business, and wholesale customers. It operates through the following segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline and Bell Media. The Bell Wireless segment covers integrated digital wireless voice and data communications products and services to residential and business customers. The Bell Wireline segment offers data, including Internet access and Internet protocol television, local telephone, long distance, as well as other communications services and products to residential, small and medium-sized business, and large enterprise customers. The Bell Media segment includes conventional, specialty and pay television, digital media, radio broadcasting services, and out-of-home advertising services. The company was founded on February 25, 1970 and is headquartered in Verdun, Canada.

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Executives & Employees

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer

President, Bell Media of Bell Canada

Vice Chair & Group President, Bell Canada

President, Bell Residential Services of Bell Canada

President, Bell Business Markets

President, Bell Business Markets

Board of Directors

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at BCE Inc.

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Air Canada

Chancellor at Canadian Business Hall of Fame

Former Managing Partner at KMPG LLP

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at CDW Corporation

Co-Founder at Astral Media, Inc.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Q9 Networks, Inc.

Chairman-Deans Council at Queen's University - Faculty of Law

Founder at Lenbrook, Inc.

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BMO seeks to achieve consistent, above average returns through a risk-controlled approach to asset management. The firm attempts to reduce risk through the use of different asset classes, diversification and intensive individual security analysis. Their equity investment approach focuses on investments in companies with the potential to create long-term wealth. Though not limited by sector, the firm tends to invest in the stocks of companies in the finance, energy minerals, non-energy minerals and industrial services sectors. BMO's fixed-income investment approach seeks capital preservation and returns commensurate with a given level of risk.

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FCAM's investment approach is based the belief that in-depth fundamental analysis of companies can identify securities that may outperform the market. The firm's global research resources include seasoned, sector-focused fundamental analysts covering industry sectors across Canadian, US and global markets, as well as quantitative and technical portfolio managers and analysts. FCAM offers a wide variety of investment solutions including: Canadian, US and International/Global equity strategies; Diversified, Active/Single Sector, and Custom (Liability-Driven and Tactical Bond) fixed-income strategies; and Multi-Asset Class Asset Allocation Products including Strategic Balanced, Tactical Asset Allocation and Balanced Trust Services.

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RBC Dominion Securities' investment management division offers clients access to Canadian, US and international equities, Canadian fixed-income investments, various mutual funds from leading fund companies worldwide and commodity/financial futures. The firm's equity research department covers companies in select sectors, including: biotechnology and healthcare, communications and media, consumer and diversified products, energy, financial institutions, forest products, mining and resources, real estate, technology and utilities and infrastructure.

Recent Transactions
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BCE Inc., Bell Media, Inc. purchase Groupe V Media, Inc. /V Network from Groupe V Media, Inc.

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BCE Inc., The Bell Telephone Company of Canada purchase Overactive Media Group

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BCE Inc., Bell Media, Inc. purchase NewAd Media, Inc.

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onBCE Inc. purchases Teleglobe, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onBCE Inc. purchases Manitoba Telecom Services, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onBCE Inc. purchases Manitoba Telecom Services, Inc.

Counsel

Advised onBCE Inc. purchases Manitoba Telecom Services, Inc.

Co-Head, Private Equity Group

Advised onBCE Inc. purchases Manitoba Telecom Services, Inc.

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Advised onBCE Inc. purchases Manitoba Telecom Services, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Managing Director at Allen & Co. LLC

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Faculty Member at Practising Law Institute

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Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Clients

Rogers Communications, Inc. engages in the provision of wireless communications services. It operates through the following segments: Wireless, Cable, and Media. The Wireless segment refers to wireless telecommunications operations for Canadian consumers and businesses. The Cable segment includes Internet, television, telephony, and smart home monitoring services. The Media segment consists of a portfolio of media properties such as sports media and entertainment; television and radio broadcasting; specialty channels; multi-platform shopping; and digital media. The company was founded by Edward Samuel Rogers, Jr. in 1960 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Recipe Unlimited Corp. engages in the operation of restaurant chains. It operates through the following segments: Corporate Restaurants, Franchise Restaurants, Food Processing & Distribution and Central Operations. The Corporate Restaurants segment includes the operations of the company-owned restaurants which generate revenues from the direct sale of prepared food and beverages to customers. The Franchise Restaurant segment represents the operations of its franchised restaurant network operating under the company's several brand names from which the company earns royalties calculated at an agreed upon percentage of franchise restaurant sales. The Food Processing and Distribution segment involves in the sales of St-Hubert and Cara branded and other private label products produced and shipped from the company's manufacturing plant and distribution centers to retail grocery customers and to its network of St-Hubert restaurants. The Central Operations segment involves call center services which earn fees from off-premise phone, mobile and web orders processed for corporate and franchised restaurants; and income generated from the lease of certain equipment to franchisees as well as the collection of new franchise and renewal fees. Recipe Unlimited was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Vaughan, Canada.

TELUS Corp. is a telecommunications company. The company specializes in telecommunication services and products primarily for wireless and wireline voice and data. It operates through the following segments: Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment refers to the data and voice products for mobile technologies. The Wireline segment offers data solutions such as internet protocol, television, hosting, managed information technology and cloud-based services, business process outsourcing, certain healthcare solutions, as well as voice and other telecommunications services, and equipment sales. The company was founded on October 4, 1990 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$49.6B
Total Enterprise Value
$84.7B
Earnings Per Share
$3.37
Revenue
$24B
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
2.63%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.33%
EBITDAMargin
42.17%
Enterprise Value Sales
3.54x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
8.38x
TEVNet Income
26.55x
Debt TEV
0.31x
Net Profit
$3.19B
EBITDA
$10.1B
Total Debt
$26.3B
Total Equity
$21.4B
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1M - $5M
2018
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$10M
04/2015
Investments
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Q9 Networks, Inc. provides outsourced data center infrastructure for supporting business-critical computing operations. The firm's services include colocation, managed hosting, cloud and network services. The company was founded by Paul Sharpe in 1995 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment Ltd. owns and operates sports franchises. The firm operates hockey, basketball, ice hockey and soccer clubs and teams and also operates concert venues for sporting and live events in television networks, websites and social media outposts for sports team. The company was founded by Conn Smyth in 1931 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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CTVglobemedia Inc. is Canada's premier multimedia company with ownership of CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and The Globe and Mail, Canada's #1 national newspaper. CTV Inc. owns and operates 27 conventional stations across the country, with interests in 30 specialty channels, including Canada's #1 specialty channel, TSN. CTVglobemedia also owns the CHUM Radio Division, which operates 34 radio stations throughout Canada, including CHUM FM, Canada's # 1 FM station.

Investors
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Executive Director at Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd.

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