MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company - Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company

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MidAmerican Energy Holdings                                                 Key Employees
Company
                                                                            Name                       Job Title

                                                                            David L. Sokol             Chairman
Fast Facts
                                                                                                       Senior Vice President,
                                     666 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50309-
Headquarters Address
                                     2580, United States of America         Douglas L. Anderson        General Counsel,
                                                                                                       Secretary
Telephone                            + 1 515 2424300                                                   Chief Executive Officer,
                                                                            Gregory E. Abel
                                                                                                       President, Director
Fax                                  N/A
                                                                            Marc D. Hamburg            Director
Website                              www.midamerican.com                                               Chief Administrative
                                                                            Maureen E. Sammon          Officer, Senior Vice
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange        N/A                                                               President
                                                                                                       Chief Financial Officer,
                                                                            Patrick J. Goodman
Number of Employees                  15,800                                                            Senior Vice President
                                                                            Walter Scott, Jr.          Director
Fiscal Year End                      December
                                                                            Warren E. Buffett          Director
Revenue (in US$ million)             11,127.00


                                                                            Company Overview

                                                                            MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company
SWOT Analysis                                                               (MEHC) manages and involves in production
                                                                            and distribution of energy. The company
Strengths                            Weaknesses                             produces energy from various fuel sources like
                                                                            geothermal, natural gas, hydroelectric, nuclear,
Increased renewable investment       Highly concentrated operations         coal and wind and distributes it around the
                                                                            world. The company is the supplier and
Strong service portfolio             Low return on equity                   distributor of energy in the US and the UK
                                                                            consumer markets. The company serves to 6.9
                                                                            million electricity and gas customers across its
                                     Poor financial performance
                                                                            operating region. The company operates
                                                                            through a number of subsidiaries including
Opportunities                        Threats                                MidAmerican Energy Company, PacifiCorp, CE
                                                                            Electric UK, CalEnergy Generation, Kern River
Increasing demand for energy         Government regulations                 Gas Transmission Company and Northern
                                                                            Natural Gas. MEHC is headquartered in Des
Investments in renewable energy
                                     Low growth of construction in the US   Moines, Iowa, the US.
sector
US Tax credits on non conventional
energy                                                                      Key Competitors
                                                                            Ameren Corporation (Ticker: AEE)

                                                                            Atlas Energy, Inc. (Ticker: ATLS)

                                                                            FirstEnergy Corp. (Ticker: FE)

                                                                            MGE Energy, Inc. (Ticker: MGEE)

                                                                            Westar Energy, Inc. (Ticker: WR)




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ............................................................................................. 7
    2.1      M&A and Partnerships Strategy .............................................................................................................................7
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 13
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 14
    4.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................14
    4.2      Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................14
    4.3      Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................14
    4.4      Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................15
    4.5      Threats .................................................................................................................................................................15
5     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 17
6     History .................................................................................................................................................... 19
7     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 20
8     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 21
9     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 22
    9.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................22
    9.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................22
10    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 23
    10.1     Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................23
    10.2     Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................23




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: History.....................................................................................................................................................................19
Table 3: Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................20
Table 4: Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................21
Table 5: Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................22




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1 Business Analysis

1.1   Company Overview

MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company (MEHC) manages and involves in production and distribution of energy. The
company produces energy from various fuel sources like geothermal, natural gas, hydroelectric, nuclear, coal and wind
and distributes it around the world. The company is the supplier and distributor of energy in the US and the UK consumer
markets. The company serves to 6.9 million electricity and gas customers across its operating region. The company
operates through a number of subsidiaries including MidAmerican Energy Company, PacifiCorp, CE Electric UK,
CalEnergy Generation, Kern River Gas Transmission Company and Northern Natural Gas. MEHC is headquartered in
Des Moines, Iowa, the US.

1.2   Business Description

MEHC is the US based company involves in generation, transmission, storage, distribution and supply of energy. MEHC
operates through eight business divisions such as – PacifiCorp, MidAmerican Funding, Northern Natural Gas, Kern River,
CE Electric UK, CalEnergy Philippines, CalEnergy U.S. and HomeServices.

Furthermore, PacifiCorp is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of the company, which serves 1.7 million regulated retail
electric customers in its service territories in Utah, Oregon, Wyoming, Washington, Idaho and California. The types of
customers served by the company include rural, agricultural and mining areas to urban, manufacturing and gov
				
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