Danone SA

Danone SA

Danone SA

Overview
Date Founded

1988

Headquarters

17, boulevard Haussmann,Paris, Ile-de-France 75009

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

102K

Industries

Food
Waste Management & Recycling
Power & Utilities
Consumer Services
Apparel & Footwear
Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries
Beverages
Livestock & Animals

Company Description

Danone SA engages in the food processing industry. It operates through the following divisions: Fresh Dairy Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition, and Medical Nutrition. The Fresh Dairy Products division produces and markets yogurts, fermented fresh dairy products, and other specialized fresh dairy products. The Waters division comprises the natural waters business along with aqua drinks. The Early Life Nutrition division focuses on specialized foods for babies and young children to complement breast-feeding while always complying with the World Health Organization Code and local laws. The Medical Nutrition division focuses mainly on people receiving medical treatment, babies afflicted with certain illnesses and frail elderly people. Danone was founded on February 2, 1899 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Contact Data
Trying to get in touch with decision makers at Danone SA? Subscribe today to access their professional contact information and receive a one time promotion of free Contact Data credits!
Executives & Employees

Co-Chief Executive Officer & Chief Executive Officer-International

Chief Growth Officer

Head of One Danone

Chief Executive Officer-Iberia

Director

Director

Director

Executive Vice President-Waters & Africa

Board of Directors

Vice Chairman at Danone SA

Former Prime Minister at Government of Benin

Co-Founder at Raise Investissement SAS

Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale Asia Pacific at Société Générale S.A.

Chief Executive Officer, Europe Cluster at Vodafone Group Plc

President at Sodexo Foundation

Chief Executive Officer at Investisseurs & Partenaires SARL

Vice President-Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan Europe Ltd.

Former Co-Secretary & Executive Vice President at Danone SA

Paths to Danone SA
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Danone SA
Owners & Shareholders
Details Hidden

Amundi-IM invests through funds in all asset classes and main currencies. The firm believes that overall analysis of a company, including economic, social and environmental aspects, allows for better assessment of the risks and opportunities that may affect its long-term valuation.

Details Hidden

CDC-IM invests in the form of direct equity, provides project financing and long-term loans and invests in public-private partnerships. Their portfolios favor fixed-income securities, complemented with equity. The firm focuses on corporate governance. They manage portfolios of shares in listed companies (including enterprises of strategic interest), private equity and real estate and also manage the French part of the venture capital operations of the European Investment Bank.

Details Hidden

FEIM is a global, value-oriented investment manager that seeks to produce consistent absolute returns over the long-term without regard for industry benchmarks. They construct well-diversified portfolios through cautious security selection with an emphasis on risk aversion. FEIM focuses on investments with a substantial margin of safety, healthy balance sheets and clear business models. They employ bottom-up security analysis that is independent of broad market conditions or industry trends and focuses on downside protection. FEIM currently manages the following primary investment strategies: Global Value and International Value, High Yield, Gold, US Value, and Global Income Builder.

Recent Transactions
Details Hidden

Danone SA purchases Harrogate Water Brands Ltd.

Details Hidden

Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. purchases Earthbound Farm, Inc. from Danone SA

Details Hidden

Parag Milk Foods Ltd. purchases Danone Foods & Beverages India Pvt Ltd /India Factory from Danone SA

Transaction Advisors
Accountant

Advised onDanone SA purchases McKesson Water Products Co. from McKesson Corporation

Investment Advisor

Advised onDanone SA purchases Royal Numico NV

Legal Advisor

Advised onDanone SA purchases McKesson Water Products Co. from McKesson Corporation

Legal Advisor

Advised onDanone SA purchases Medical Nutrition USA, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onDanone SA, Danone Manifesto Ventures, Inc. purchase Michel et Augustin SA from Artémis SA

Associate

Advised onDanone SA purchases Nurture, Inc. (New York)

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Chair, Intellectual Property Practice at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Legal Advisor

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

Clients

Universal Robina Corp. engages in the manufacture and distribution of consumer food products. It operates through the following segments: Branded Consumer Food Products, Agro-Industrial Products, Commodity Food Products, and Corporate Business. The Branded Consumer Food Products segment manufactures and distributes salty snacks, chocolates, candies, biscuits, bakery products, beverages, instant noodles, pasta and tomato-based products. The Agro-Industrial Products segment produces and distributes animal health products, animal feeds, glucose, and soya bean products; and operates hog and poultry farm. The Commodity Food Products segment refines sugar and flour; manufactures pasta; and develops renewable energy. The Corporate Business segment includes the bonds and securities investment and fund sourcing activities. The company was founded by John L. Gokongwei Jr. on September 28, 1954 and is headquartered in Quezon City, Philippines.

Walmart, Inc. engages in retail and wholesale business. The Company offers an assortment of merchandise and services at everyday low prices. It operates through the following business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment operates as a merchandiser of consumer products, operating under the Walmart, Wal-Mart, and Walmart Neighborhood Market brands, as well as walmart.com and other eCommerce brands. The Walmart International segment manages supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, and cash and carry outside of the United States. The Sam's Club segment comprises membership-only warehouse clubs and samsclubs.com. The company was founded by Samuel Moore Walton and James Lawrence Walton in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

Saputo produces, markets and distributes a wide array of products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, yogurt, dairy ingredients and snack-cakes. We are the twelfth largest dairy processor in the world, the largest in Canada, the third largest in Argentina, and among the top three cheese producers in the US, and serve customers in over 50 countries. We intend to continue on our path to be bigger, better and stronger. We offer our employees training and invest in their potential to ensure they continue to push the Company forward, while meeting the needs of our markets with great attention and dedication. We owe our success to several factors, notably our employees’ passion and devotion, our attention to detail, our knowledge and our capacity to understand the needs of the various markets and consumer trends. We have always used quality ingredients and pushed ourselves to be better each day from the last. We are proud of our tradition and our products continue to be valued by consumers. We can attribute the success of our cheeses to the craftsmanship of our employees, combined with their passion and innovation to make sure we continue to produce award winning products

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$46.7B
Total Enterprise Value
$53B
Earnings Per Share
$3.36
EBITDAMargin
20.27%
Enterprise Value / Sales
2x
TEVNet Income
24.35x
Debt TEV
0.35x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-1.5%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
9.89x
Revenue
$26.5B
Net Profit
$2.18B
EBITDA
$5.37B
Total Debt
$18.5B
Total Equity
$18.3B
Investments
Details Hidden

Danone CIS Holdings BV operates as a holding company. The company is headquartered in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.

Details Hidden

Brookside Dairy Ltd. distributes milk and other dairy products. Its brands include Brookside, Ilara, Molo, Tuzo and Delamere. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Ruiru, Kenya.

Details Hidden

Toeca International Co. BV manufactures yogurt shakes. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Suppliers
HighCo SA Other Business & Consulting Services | Aix-en-provence, France

HighCo SA is engaged in providing digital marketing solutions for retailers. It offers online and offline coupon processing and data analysis, design and management of promotional campaigns, and sale and production of campaigns. The company was founded by Frédéric Chevalier in 1990 and is headquartered in Aix-en-Provence, France.

Crown Holdings, Inc. IT Consulting & Services | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Crown Holdings, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of packaging products and equipment for consumer goods. The firm offers aerosol cans; beverage, promotional, and transit packaging; closures and capping; and food cans. It operates through the following segments: Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Transit Packaging. The Americas segment manufactures beverage, food and aerosol cans and ends, glass bottles, specialty packaging, metal vacuum closures, steel crowns, and aluminum caps. The Europe segment operates in Europe, Middle East, and North Africa. The Asia Pacific segment includes beverage and non-beverage can operations. The Transit Packaging segment provides industrial and protective solutions and equipment and tools businesses. The company was founded by William Painter in 1892 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Raven Property Group Ltd. Other Business & Consulting Services | St. Peter Port, United Kingdom

Raven Property Group Ltd. is a property investment company, which engages in the acquisition and development of warehouse complexes in the major cities across Russia. It operates through three segments: Property investment, Roslogistics and Raven Mount. The Property investment segment acquires, develops and leases commercial property in Russia. The Roslogistics segment provides warehousing, transport, customs brokerage and related services in Russia. Raven Mount segment provides sales services of residential property in the United Kingdom. The company was founded by Glyn Vin cent Hirsch and Anton John Godfrey Baiton on July 4, 2005 and is headquartered in St. Peter Port, Guernsey.

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.

Abbott Laboratories Pharmaceuticals - Abbott Park, Illinois

Abbott Laboratories engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of a broad and diversified line of health care products. It operates through the following segments: Established Pharmaceutical Products, Nutritional Products, Diagnostic Products, and Medical Devices. The Established Pharmaceutical Products segment refers to the international sales of a line of branded generic pharmaceutical products. The Nutritional Products segment caters to the worldwide sales of adult and pediatric nutritional products. The Diagnostic Products segment markets diagnostic systems and tests for blood banks, hospitals, commercial laboratories, and alternate-care testing sites. The Medical Devices segment includes electrophysiology, heart failure, vascular and structural heart devices for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes care products for people with diabetes, as well as neuromodulation devices for the management of chronic pain and movement disorders. The company was founded by Wallace Calvin Abbott in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, IL.

General Mills, Inc. Food - Minneapolis, Minnesota

General Mills, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. It operates through the following segments: North America Retail; Convenience Stores and Foodservice; Europe and Australia; and Asia and Latin America; and Pet. The North America Retail segment reflects business with a variety of grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, drug, dollar and discount chains, and e-commerce grocery providers. The Convenience Stores and Foodservice segment consists of ready-to-eat cereals, snacks, refrigerated yogurt, frozen meals, unbaked and fully baked frozen dough products, and baking mixes. The Europe and Australia segment refers to the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Europe and Australian region, which includes yogurt, meal kits, super-premium ice cream, refrigerated and frozen dough products, shelf stable vegetables, grain snacks, and dessert and baking mixes. The Asia and Latin America segment encompasses the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Asia and South America regions, which consist of premium ice cream and frozen desserts, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, meal kits, salty and grain snacks, wellness beverages, and refrigerated yogurt. The Pet segment represents the pet food products sold primarily in the United States in specialty channels, including national pet superstore chains, regional pet store chains, neighborhood pet stores, and farm and feed stores; e-commerce retailers; military outlets; hardware stores; veterinary clinics and hospitals; and grocery and mass merchandisers. The company was founded by Cadwallader C. Washburn in 1866 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Awards & Honors
Rank #86
2014
Forbes - World's 100 Most Innovative Companies
Sponsored by Forbes Magazine
Rank #35
2011
Forbes Magazine - The Nifty 50
Sponsored by
This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by Danone SA. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of Danone SA's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and Danone SA.