Danone SA

Danone SA

Danone SA

Overview
Date Founded

1955

Headquarters

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

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

102K

Industries

Food
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.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Business Unit for North America

Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer Danone North America

Head of One Danone

Chief Executive Officer-Iberia

Executive Vice President, Essential Dairy & Plant-Based International

Executive Vice President, Fresh Dairy Products

Executive Vice President, Early Life Nutrition & Advanced Medical Nutrition

Executive Vice President, Growth & Innovation

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Danone SA

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Borden Dairy Company

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Air Liquide SA

Former Prime Minister at Government of Benin

Co-Founder at Raise Investissement SAS

Chief Financial Officer at Danone SA

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

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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.

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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.

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CDC 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.

Recent Transactions
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Danone SA purchases Harrogate Water Brands Ltd.

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

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

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

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Advised onDanone SA purchases Royal Numico NV

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

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

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

Advisors & Consultants
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Chair, Intellectual Property Practice at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

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Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. engages in the planning, management, and operation of its group companies. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Convenience Store, Oversea Convenience Store, Superstore Operations, Department Store Operations, Financial Services, Specialty store, and Others. The Domestic Convenience Store segment operates directly managed and franchised stores under the name of 7-Eleven in Japan. The Oversea Convenience Store segment operates directly managed and franchised stores under the name of 7-Eleven in oversea. The Superstore Operations segment manages supermarkets and specialty shops. The Department Store Operations segment includes department store business, which mainly centers on Sogo and Seibu Co., Ltd. The Financial Services segment deals with bank, credit card, lease, and other businesses. The Specialty store segment engages in the retail business that provides distinctive products and services. The Others segment includes information technology business and other services. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

CVS Health Corp. engages in the provision of health care services. It operates through the following segments: Pharmacy Services, Retail or Long Term Care, Health Care Benefits, and Corporate. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions. The Retail or Long Term Care segment includes selling of prescription drugs and assortment of general merchandise. The Health Care Benefits segment offers traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioural health, medical management capabilities. The Corporate segment involves in providing management and administrative services. The company was founded by Stanley P. Goldstein and Ralph Hoagland in 1963 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, RI.

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 & 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.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$41.5B
Total Enterprise Value
$70B
Earnings Per Share
$3.38
Revenue
$28.9B
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.61%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
4.78%
Debt TEV
0.28x
TEVNet Income
31.96x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
12.92x
Enterprise Value Sales
2.42x
EBITDAMargin
18.77%
Net Profit
$2.19B
EBITDA
$5.42B
Total Debt
$19.9B
Total Equity
$19.9B
Investments
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Danone CIS Holdings BV operates as a holding company. The company is headquartered in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.

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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.

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

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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. Its products include Beverage Cans and Glass Bottles, Food Cans and Closures, Transit Packaging and Aerosol Cans. It operates through the following segments: Americas Beverage, European Beverage, European Food, Asia-Pacific, Transit Packaging, and Corporate and Unallocated Items. The Americas Beverage segment manufactures aluminum beverage cans and ends, glass bottles, steel crowns and aluminum caps. The European Beverage segment refers to the manufacture of steel and aluminum beverage cans and ends in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. The European Food segment focuses on the manufacture of steel and aluminum food cans and ends, and metal vacuum closures, in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The Asia-Pacific segment comprises beverage can operations in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam and also includes non-beverage can operations, primarily food cans and specialty packaging. The Transit Packaging includes 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
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, Cardiovascular and Neuromodulation Products, and Other. 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 Vascular Products segment trades coronary, endovascular, structural heart, vessel closure, and other medical device products. The Other segment comprises of Abbott Medical Optics. The company was founded by Wallace Calvin Abbott in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, IL.

PepsiCo, Inc. Beverages - Purchase, 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; North America Beverages; Latin America; Europe Sub-Saharan Africa; and Asia, Middle East, and North Africa. 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 North America Beverages 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 Sub-Saharan Africa segment comprises of beverage, food, and snack goods in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa regions. The Asia, Middle East, and North Africa 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.

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc Personal Products - Slough, United Kingdom

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc engages in the manufacture and trade of health, hygiene and home products. It operates through Health and Hygiene Home segments. The Health segment focuses on infant and child nutrition; health relief; health hygiene; and vitamins, minerals and supplements. The Hygiene Home segment focuses on the household sector. The company was founded in December 1999 and is headquartered in Slough, the United Kingdom.

Awards & Honors
Rank #86
2014
Forbes - World's 100 Most Innovative Companies
Sponsored by Forbes Magazine
Rank #35
2011
Forbes Magazine - The Nifty 50
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