Kering

Kering

Kering

Overview
Date Founded

1963

Headquarters

40, rue de Sèvres,Paris, Ile-de-France 75007

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

38.6K

Industries

Retail: Other
Consumer Services
Luxury & Specialty Goods
Apparel & Footwea

Company Description

Kering SA engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and retail of apparels and accessories. The firm offers apparel, leather goods, shoes, watches, jewelry, and perfumes and cosmetics products. It operates through the following segments: Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Other Houses, Luxury Houses, and Corporate and Other. The Corporate and Other segment comprises of corporate departments and headquarter teams' shared services that provide services to brands; sustainability department, and sourcing department. The company was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer

Group Managing Director & Director

Chief Financial Officer

Chief People Officer

Chief Executive Officer, Gucci

Chief Executive Officer, Saint Laurent

Chief Sustainability Officer & Head of International Institutional Affairs

Chief Communications & Image Officer

Director

Director

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Kering

Independent Director at Kering

Director at Exor NV

Special Envoy at African Union

Senior Adviser at The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Baccarat SA

Group Managing Director & Director at Kering

Co-Founder at 1000mercis SA

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Bpifrance SA

Founder at LeaderXXchange

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Baillie Gifford is an active, team-oriented, research-based manager which is completely focused on delivering long-term returns. The firm’s investment philosophy focuses on growth while their universe is global. They employ bottom-up conviction to portfolio construction. Their diversified strategies maximize investment opportunities, aiming to achieve steady returns. For equities, Baillie Gifford’s analysts conduct qualitative, fundamental analysis to identify the most competitive, innovative and efficient growth companies. For multi-asset strategy, the firm invests in various asset classes such as listed equities, property, high yield credit, commodities, emerging market government bonds and insurance linked securities. For fixed-income, Baillie Gifford invests in government bonds and currencies, emerging market bonds, investment grade and high yield.

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Invesco Advisers provides a variety of services across a broad spectrum of investment strategies, sectors and asset classes, including domestic and foreign equities, fixed income, alternative, real estate and money market securities. The firm employs fundamental and quantitative investment techniques in implementing these strategies. Their traditional equity management extends across a variety of market-cap ranges and investment styles. Invesco Advisers’ Flex Asset Allocation method combines bottom-up and quantitative research and is applied to portfolios in which client guidelines prescribe a specific allocation range or allow Invesco full discretion on asset mix.

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Jennison Associates has expertise in a range of equity strategies across styles and market-caps, as well as fixed income strategies. The firm manages portfolios based on internal fundamental research, bottom-up security selection and a highly interactive investment process. They offer select capabilities in the following investment disciplines: Growth Equity, Opportunistic Equity, Small and Mid-Cap Equity, Global Equity, Value Equity, Income & Infrastructure Equity and Fixed Income. Additionally, Jennison Associates offers Custom Solutions, Combination Strategies and Sector Strategies. Jennison Associates specializes in fundamental analysis, which involves attempting to gain insight into the future value of a company by studying company-specific and market-related quantitative (such as financial statements) and qualitative (such as quality of company management or products) information.

Recent Transactions
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Kering purchases E-Lite SpA from YOOX Net-A-Porter SpA

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Kering, Gucci Logistica SpA purchase Colonna SpA

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Authentic Brands Group LLC purchases Volcom, Inc. from Kering

Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onClayton Dubilier & Rice LLC, Rexel SA /Private Equity Group, Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity, Inc. purchase Rexel SA from Kering

Accountant

Advised onKering purchases Gucci Group NV

Accountant

Advised onClayton Dubilier & Rice LLC, Rexel SA /Private Equity Group, Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity, Inc. purchase Rexel SA from Kering

Investment Advisor

Advised onKering purchases Volcom, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onKering purchases Volcom, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised onCharlesbank Capital Partners LLC, Webster Equity Partners, LLC, OneStopPlus Group /Private Group purchase OSP Group LP from Kering

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Vice President Healthcare at Peter J. Solomon Co. LP

Clients

Macy’s, Inc., with corporate offices in Cincinnati and New York, is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2011 sales of $26.4 billion. The Macy’s brand operates about 800 Macy’s department stores and furniture galleries in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, as well as macys.com. The Bloomingdale’s brand includes 37 department stores and home stores in 11 states, bloomingdales.com, seven Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores in five states, and a licensed store in Dubai. Macy’s, Inc.’s diverse workforce includes approximately 171,000 employees. Prior to June 1, 2007, Macy’s, Inc. was known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. The company’s shares are traded under the symbol “M” on the New York Stock Exchange.

The RealReal, Inc. is an online luxury consignment site, which engages in the consignment of luxury goods across multiple categories, including women's, men's, kids, jewelry, watches, home and art. It sells pieces from designers such as Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Gucci, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Celine, Jimmy Choo, Burberry, and Valentino. The company was founded by Julie Wainwright and Marcy Carmack on March 29, 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Reliance Industries Ltd. engages in hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail, and telecommunications. It operates through the following business segments: Refining, Petrochemicals, Oil and Gas, Organised Retail, Digital Services, Financial Services and Others. The Refining segment includes the production and marketing operations of the petroleum products. The Petrochemicals segment refers to the manufacture and marketing operations of petrochemical products. Oil and Gas segment consists of exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas. The Organised Retail segment comprises of organized retail business. The Digital Services segment refers to provision of digital services. The Financial Services segment comprises of management and deployment of identified resources of the Company to various activities including non-banking financial services, insurance broking. The Others segment engages in Media, SEZ development, and textile business. The company was founded by Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani in 1966 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$89.9B
Total Enterprise Value
$90.6B
Earnings Per Share
$19.31
Enterprise Value / Sales
6.16x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
17.65x
TEVNet Income
37.55x
Debt TEV
0.12x
EBITDAMargin
34.92%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-5.41%
Revenue
$14.7B
Total Equity
$13.5B
EBITDA
$5.13B
Total Debt
$10.9B
Net Profit
$2.41B
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Vestiaire Collective SA operates an online shopping platform. Its platform allows buyers and sellers to buy and sell bags, shoes, clothing, accessories, jewelry, and watches. The company was founded by Sébastien Fabre, Fanny Moizant, Christian Jorge, Alexandre Cognard, Henrique Fernandes, and Sophie Hersan on October 14, 2009 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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Thing Daemon, Inc. offers online retail services. Its scrapbooking and shopping site allows a user to create a catalog of their favorite things around the web and around the world. The company’s users can curate a collection of things they love, receive updates on favorite brands and stores and share their discoveries all in one place. Thing Daemon was founded by Joseph Einhorn and Jack Einhorn in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Investors
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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

Suppliers
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Hongkong Land Holdings Ltd. Real Estate | Hamilton, Bmu

Hongkong Land is one of Asia's leading property investment, management and development groups. Founded in Hong Kong in 1889, Hongkong Land's business is built on partnership, integrity and excellence. In Hong Kong, the Group owns and manages some 450,000 sq. m (five million sq. ft) of prime commercial space that defines the heart of the Central Business District. In Singapore, it has been instrumental in the creation of the city-state's new Central Business District at Marina Bay with the expansion of its joint venture portfolio of new developments. Hongkong Land's properties in these and other Asian centres are recognised as market leaders and house the world's foremost financial, business and luxury retail names. Hongkong Land develops premium residential properties in a number of cities in the region, principally in China and Singapore where its subsidiary, MCL Land, is a significant developer. Hongkong Land Holdings Limited is incorporated in Bermuda. It has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange, and secondary listings in Bermuda and Singapore. The Group's assets and investments are managed from Hong Kong by Hongkong Land Limited. Hongkong Land is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Recreation & Leisure | Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas Sands is the pre-eminent developer and operator of world-class Integrated Resorts that feature luxury hotels, best-in-class gaming, retail, dining and entertainment, Meetings, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition (MICE) facilities, and many other business and leisure amenities. They pioneered the MICE-driven Integrated Resort, a unique, industry leading and extremely successful product that serves both the business and leisure tourism markets.

Competitors
LVMH Apparel & Footwear - Paris, Fra

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE engages in the manufacture of luxury goods. It operates through the following business segments: Wines & Spirits, Fashion & Leather Goods, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Watches & Jewelry, Selective Retailing, and Other Activities & Eliminations. The Wines & Spirits segment produces and sells high quality champagne wines and sparkling wines. It also distributes vodka and white liquor. The Fashion & Leather Goods segment engages in the manufacture of luggage items, bags, accessories, shoes and clothes. The Perfumes & Cosmetics segment engages in the production and distribution of make-up, perfume and skin care products. The Watches & Jewelry segment manufactures luxury watches and accessories form men and women. It specializes in the field of chronographs and ultimate precision. The Selective Retailing segment is organized to promote an environment that is appropriate to the image and status of the luxury brands. It engages in the sale of luxury products to international travelers and on board cruise ships. This segment also manages beauty stores that combine direct access and customer assistance to customers. The Other Activities & Eliminations segment includes media division. It publishes newspapers and magazines, manages business and financial websites and holds radio stations. This segment also engages in the real estate industry and builds luxury yachts. The company was founded on January 1, 1987 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Christian Dior SE Apparel & Footwear - Paris, France

Christian Dior SE is a holding company, which engages in the design and sale of fashion accessories and beauty products. It operates through following business groups: Christian Dior Couture, Wines & Spirits, Fashion & Leather Goods, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Watches & Jewelry, The Selective Retailing, and Other Activities. The Christian Dior Couture group designs, manufactures and sells luxury articles. The Fashion & Leather Goods group manufactures leather handbags, shoes and small leather goods. The Wines & Spirits group produces various wines and other spirits. The Perfumes & Cosmetics group sells fragrances and cosmetic products. The Watches & Jewelry group designs and sells watches. The Selective Retailing business group comprises the Group's own-label retailing activities. The company was founded by Christian Dior on October 8, 1946 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Prada SpA Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries - Milan, Ita

The PRADA Group is one of the world’s leaders in the design, production and distribution of luxury handbags, leather goods, footwear, ready-to-wear apparel, accessories, eyewear and fragrances. The Group owns some of the most prestigious international brands: Prada, Miu Miu, Car Shoe and Church’s. The Group operates in 70 countries through 388 (as of 31 January 2012) directly operated stores, 30 franchise stores and a network of selected high-end multi-brand stores and luxury department stores. Prada’s distinctive features and prestige derive from its particular industrial process management which allows the Group to offer its customers products of unequalled quality, creativity and exclusivity. A focus on quality permeates every aspect of the Group’s business. The individual heritage and identity of each brand is rigorously defended with the Group’s designers and craftsmen being constantly challenged to keep tradition alive through a continuous process of re-invention and innovation. Each step of the process, both inside and outside the company, is carefully monitored in order to guarantee uncompromised quality. The result is an exclusive relationship between each customer and the PRADA Group brands, its products, its communications and its stores. This is why customers recognize in Prada’s products a personal and important part of their desire for self-expression and communication with the world around them

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