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									                           Draka Holding N.V. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDTC28921SA                                                                                          Publication Date: AUG 2012

          De Boelelaan 7, Gebouw 'Officia I'                 Phone             +31 20 5689865                   Revenue         2,427.80 (million EUR)
          Amsterdam, Noord-Holland                           Fax               +31 20 5689899                   Net Profit      NA
          1083 HJ                                            Website           www.draka.com                    Employees       9,377
                                                                                                                                Technology              and
          Netherlands                                        Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                                                                Communications

       Company Overview
       Draka Holding N.V. (Draka) is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cables, which are utilized in a variety of applications. In
       March 2011, Prysmian completed the acquisition of Draka and created a global cable company, retaining the Draka brand. The
       acquisition has created a combined entity with sales of around €7 billion in fiscal 2011, and 98 plants in more than 50 countries.
       Draka prior to the acquisition offered its products to various industries including, automotive, aviation, government agencies,
       utilities, telecommunication carriers, solar, marine, oil, shipboard, petrochemical, and wind power.
                                                                                  SWOT Analysis
       Key Competitors
                                                                                   Draka Holding N.V., SWOT Analysis
         Belden Inc.
                                                                                   Strengths                            Weaknesses
         International Wire Group Inc
         Nexans S.A.                                                               Strong and Diverse Customer          Trade Receivables
                                                                                   Portfolio
         Corning Incorporated                                                                                           Deterioration in Liquidity
        Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.                                         Geographical Presence                Position
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats

                                                                                   Strategic Association With           Changing Technology
                                                                                   Prysmian                             Environment

                                                                                   Positive Outlook for Cable           Industry and Regulatory
                                                                                   Market                               Changes


                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData



       Recent Developments

       Feb 07, 2011                  EMEC Selects Darka As Subsea Power Cable Provider
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Draka Holding N.V. - Key Facts.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Draka Holding N.V. - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................ 5
       Draka Holding N.V. - History .............................................................................................................................................................. 6
       Draka Holding N.V. - Locations And Subsidiaries .............................................................................................................................. 8
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 8
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Draka Holding N.V. - Business Description ...................................................................................................................................... 10
       Draka Holding N.V. - Corporate Strategy ......................................................................................................................................... 11
       Draka Holding N.V. - SWOT Analysis............................................................................................................................................... 12
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Draka Holding N.V. - Strengths ..................................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Strong and Diverse Customer Portfolio .................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Geographical Presence ............................................................................................................................................ 12
             Strength - Leadership Position .................................................................................................................................................. 12
          Draka Holding N.V. - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Trade Receivables ................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Weakness - Deterioration in Liquidity Position .......................................................................................................................... 13
          Draka Holding N.V. - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Strategic Association With Prysmian ................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Cable Market ....................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Rising Electricity Demand in Europe ................................................................................................................... 13
          Draka Holding N.V. - Threats ........................................................................................................................................................ 14
             Threat - Changing Technology Environment ............................................................................................................................. 14
             Threat - Industry and Regulatory Changes ............................................................................................................................... 14
      
								
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