Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company (WSH) : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by WMIntelligence

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									Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company

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Willis Group Holdings Public                                                Financial Snapshot

Limited Company                                                             Operating Performance

Fast Facts                                                                  The company reported revenue of US$3,480 million
                                                                            during the fiscal year 2012 (2012). The company's
                                        The Willis Building, London, EC3M   revenue grew at a CAGR of 5.33% during 2008–
Headquarters Address
                                        7DQ,United Kingdom                  2012, with an annual growth of 0.96% over 2011. In
                                                                            2012, the company recorded an operating margin of -
Telephone                               + 44 203 124 6000
                                                                            6.01%, as against 11.46% in 2011.
Fax                                     + 44 203 124 8223
                                                                            Revenue and Margins
Website                                 www.willis.com

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange           WSH, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                     21,000

Fiscal Year End                         December

Revenue (in US$ million)                3,480




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                               Weaknesses

Diverse customer base                   Poor financial performance

Diversified business mix

Strong market position

Opportunities                           Threats

Growing UK reinsurance industry         Changing regulations

Positive outlook for the US insurance
                                        Foreign currency risks
industry

Strategic acquisitions                  Intense competition

Strategic growth initiatives




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SWOT Profile
Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ......................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.2       Business Description ....................................................................................................................................... 6
    1.3       Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................... 8
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 9
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ....................................... 9
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators ............................................................................................................ 12
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit.................................................................................................................... 12
      2.2.2       Asset and Liabilities ................................................................................................................................... 13
      2.2.3       Solvency ................................................................................................................................................... 14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ............................................................................................................................ 15
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization ................................................................................................................................. 16
      2.3.2       Efficiency................................................................................................................................................... 17
      2.3.3       Liquidity..................................................................................................................................................... 18
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 19
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ..................................................................................................................... 19
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 25
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ............................................................................................................................ 25
    4.2       Strengths ....................................................................................................................................................... 25
    4.3       Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................................. 25
    4.4       Opportunities ................................................................................................................................................. 26
    4.5       Threats .......................................................................................................................................................... 26
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