General Motors Company

General Motors Company

General Motors Company

Overview
Date Founded

2009

Headquarters

300 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI, 48265-3000, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

155K

Industries

Automobiles
Other Transportation
Other Business & Consulting Services
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Computer Software

Company Description

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, Cruise and GM Financial. The company sells vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Wuling, Maven, and OnStar brands. General Motors was founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

President

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Acting Global Chief Financial Officer

Secretary & Deputy General Counsel

Deputy General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, General Motors

Global Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Technology Architect, Autonomous Systems

Chief Information Officer

Vice President, Global Business Solutions & Chief Accounting Officer

Board of Directors

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at General Motors Company

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at ZF TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.

Co-Chief Executive Officer at Kissinger Associates, Inc.

Former Chief Executive Officer at Nokia of America Corp.

Senior Consultant at Corporate Class, Inc.

Former President-Information Technology at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Chairman & Chief at Cummins NPower LLC

Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Walmart, Inc.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Harvard Management Company, Inc.

Former Attorney, Mergers & Acquisitions at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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CWGI is the investment adviser to the American Funds Group, a family of 30 funds marketed to individuals exclusively through financial advisers and other intermediaries. American Funds are also used as investment vehicles for 401ks, other retirement plans, variable annuities and 529 college savings plans. The funds have the following characteristics: (1) a long-term, value-oriented approach; (2) long-established, global research; (3) a multiple portfolio counselor system that combines teamwork with individual accountability; (4) experienced, long-tenured investment professionals; and (5) a commitment to low operating expenses, among the lowest in the fund industry. CWGI uses a Multiple Portfolio Counselor System wherein the assets of each fund are divided into smaller, more manageable portions. Research analysts typically manage a segment as well, bringing their expertise directly to bear on the fund's results and portfolio counselors are free to make their own decisions. Investment decisions are based on internal research.

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CWI employs a long-term, value-oriented global investment approach and a multiple portfolio manager system that combines teamwork and individual accountability. The firm utilizes fundamental research to gather in-depth information on markets and companies around the world. They also employ a security-by-security approach to portfolio construction and emphasize long-term investments. Their strategies focus on determining the difference between the fundamental value of a company and its price in the marketplace. CWI offers a wide variety of equity, fixed-income and balanced investment strategies. Their strategies are categorized as global, multi-regional and regional investment strategies.

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BHI-IM employs the value investing principles of Benjamin Graham. Their investment approach focuses on buying shares of companies as a long-term investment. The firm seeks to invest in businesses that are easy to understand and have high ROE, exceptional management teams and limited debt. Rather than a diversified stock portfolio, BHI-IM invests in a small number of trusted investments that are overweighed in order to leverage the expected returns. The firm owns stock in a diverse group of over 50 public and private companies in wide range of industries including, but not limited to, manufacturing, retail, energy and finance. Investments are typically financed using the float from Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.'s insurance operations. Securities are sold when the firm no longer feels comfortable with the fundamentals of a company.

Recent Transactions
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Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. purchases General Motors Co. /Saint Petersburg Factory from General Motors Company

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General Motors Company, Cruise LLC purchase ASTYX GmbH from Zeppelin - Stiftung der Stadt Friedrichshafen

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Great Wall Motor Co., Ltd. purchases General Motors Co. /Rayong Manufacturing Facilities from General Motors Company

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Transaction Advisors
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Escrow Agent

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Founder

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Associate

Advised onGeneral Motors Company purchases Cruise LLC from Spark Capital Partners LLC, Felicis Ventures Management Co. LLC, Y Combinator LLC, Signia Venture Partners

Associate

Advised onGeneral Motors Company issued USD Common Stock

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Jibe, Inc. provides cloud-based recruiting technology solutions that make recruiting about people, not process. Its recruiting platform simplifies job distribution, enables mobile recruiting, turns data into decisions, engages the passive candidate, optimizes the candidate experience and referral process and leverages social networks. The company was founded by Joe Essenfeld in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Jones Day

Legal Advisor

Partner at Jones Day

Advisor

President & Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Inc.

Clients

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. engages in the provision of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, and retailing services. It operates through following segments: GEICO, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group, Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (BNSF), Berkshire Hathaway Energy, McLane Company, Manufacturing, and Service and Retailing. The GEICO segment involves in underwriting private passenger automobile insurance mainly by direct response methods. The Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group segment consists of underwriting excess-of-loss and quota-share and facultative reinsurance worldwide. The Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group segment comprises of underwriting multiple lines of property and casualty insurance policies for primarily commercial accounts. The BNSF segment operates railroad systems in North America. The Berkshire Hathaway Energy segments deals with regulated electric and gas utility, including power generation and distribution activities, and real estate brokerage activities. The McLane Company segment offers wholesale distribution of groceries and non-food items. The Manufacturing segment includes industrial and end-user products, building products, and apparel. The Service and Retailing segment provides fractional aircraft ownership programs, aviation pilot training, electronic components distribution, and various retailing businesses, including automobile dealerships, and trailer and furniture leasing. The company was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE.

Penske Automotive Group, Inc. operates as an international transportation services company, which engages in the distribution of commercial vehicles, diesel engines, gas engines, power systems and related parts & services. It operates through the following segments: Retail Automotive, Retail Commercial Truck, Non-Automotive Investments, and Other. The Retail Automotive segment consists of retail automotive dealership operations. The Retail Commercial Truck segment is the dealership operations of commercial trucks in the U.S. and Canada. The Other segment is comprised of commercial vehicle and power systems distribution operation and other non-automotive consolidated operations. The Non-Automotive Investments segment is the equity method investments in non-automotive operations. The company was founded in October 1992 and is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, MI.

AutoNation, Inc. engages in the provision of automotive products and services. It operates through the following segments: Domestic, Import, Premium Luxury, and Corporate & Other. The Domestic segment comprises retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured by General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. The Import segment includes retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. The Premium Luxury segment consists of retail automotive franchises that sell new vehicles manufactured primarily by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, and Lexus. The Corporate & Other segment involves in the collision centres, auction operations and stand-alone used vehicle sales and service centres. The company was founded by Steven Richard Berrard and Harry Wayne Huizenga Sr. in 1991 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$78B
Total Enterprise Value
$144B
Earnings Per Share
$4.33
Revenue
$122B
TEVNet Income
22.43x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
7.14x
EBITDAMargin
16.34%
Enterprise Value / Sales
1.18x
Debt TEV
0.77x
Total Equity
$49.7B
EBITDA
$20B
Net Profit
$6.43B
Total Debt
$111B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-5.6%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
$500
2013
$500
2012
Investments
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Lyft, Inc. engages in the provision and management of online social rideshare community platform. It provides access to a network of shared bikes and scooters for shorter rides and first-mile and last-mile legs of multimodal trips, information about nearby public transit routes, and Lyft Rentals to offer riders a view of transportation options when planning any trip. The company was founded by Marcus Cohn, John Zimmer, Rajat Suri, Matt van Horn, and Logan Green in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Ally Financial, Inc. is a holding company, which provides digital financial services to consumers, businesses, automotive dealers, and corporate clients. It operates through the following segments: Automotive Finance Operations, Insurance Operations, Mortgage Finance Operations, and Corporate Finance Operations. The Automotive Finance Operations segment offers retail installment sales contracts, loans and leases, offering term loans to dealers, financing dealer floorplans and other lines of credit to dealers, warehouse lines to companies, fleet financing, providing financing to companies and municipalities for the purchase or lease of vehicles and equipment, and vehicle remarketing services. The Insurance Operations segment focuses on finance protection and insurance products sold primarily through the automotive dealer channel, and commercial insurance products sold directly to dealers. The Mortgage Finance Operations segment consists of the management of a held-for-investment consumer mortgage finance loan portfolio, which includes bulk purchases of jumbo and LMI mortgage loans originated by third parties. The Corporate Finance Operations segment provides senior secured leveraged cash flow and asset-based loans to mostly United States based middle market companies focuses on businesses owned by private equity sponsors with loans typically used for leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, debt refinancing, restructurings, and working capital. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

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OEC is an award-winning technology leader and innovator of original equipment (OE) replacement parts solutions. As the automotive industry's largest OE parts marketplace, OEC connects more than 60,000 North American buyers and sellers to seamlessly market, manage, and move an average of over 6 million original equipment parts transactions monthly. Serving the industries of Automotive, Heavy-Duty truck and beyond, OEC equips some of the world's largest original equipment manufacturers, their franchised dealers/distributors, and their customers with timely and accurate online parts marketing, procurement, and wholesale management solutions.

Investors
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Investor at Trove Recommerce, Inc.

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Founder at Cloudcar, Inc.

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

Suppliers
VOXX International Corp. Computer Software | Hauppauge, NY

VOXX International (NASDAQ:VOXX) products are found virtually anywhere electronics are sold, from household name big box stores to 12-volt specialists and new car dealerships. Our family of brands comprises of nearly 20 globally recognized names in the original equipment (OE) and consumer electronics industry including: Audiovox, RCA, Acoustic Research, Jensen, Klipsch and Advent. Our Audiovox and Jensen branded products together, lead the category for in-vehicle video entertainment. Additionally, RCA sells more universal remote controls and digital antennas than any other brand in the world. Our mobile product lines are vast and incorporate the latest trends in vehicle security, remote start, connectivity and entertainment systems, often developed in partnership with other industry pioneers such as SONY (for in-vehicle Playstation) and SiriusXM (for the newest satellite radio offerings). Marketed under the RCA, Acoustic Research and TERK brands, our consumer electronics and accessories deliver fun and innovative solutions for music and video distribution, wireless home entertainment, power management and digital antenna products.

BorgWarner, Inc. Automobiles | Auburn Hills, MI

BorgWarner, Inc. engages in the provision of technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. It operates through the following segments: Engine and Drivetrain. The Engine segment develops and manufactures products to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance. The Drivetrain segment focuses in the products that improve fuel economy, reduce emissions, and enhance performance in combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Auburn Hills, MI.

Magna International, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Aurora, Canada

We are the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We design, develop and manufacture automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineer and assemble complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and light trucks in our three geographic segments - North America, Europe, and Rest of World (primarily Asia, South America and Africa). Our capabilities include the design, engineering, testing and manufacture of automotive interior systems; seating systems; closure systems; metal body & chassis systems; mirror systems; exterior systems; roof systems; electronic systems; powertrain systems as well as complete vehicle engineering and assembly. We have 313 manufacturing operations and 88 product development, engineering and sales centres in 29 countries on five continents as of Q4 2012

Awards & Honors
Rank #8
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #8
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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