Sonova Holding AG (SOON) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Key manufacturing facilities – A list of key manufacturing facilities of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

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Sonova Holding AG (Sonova) is a hearing care solutions provider. It undertakes the design, develop

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									           Sonova Holding AG (SOON) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
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        Reference Code: GDME746FSA                                                                                            Publication Date: AUG 2013

          Laubisruetistrasse 28                              Phone              +41 58 9283333                  Revenue          1,795.26 (million CHF)
          Stafa                                              Fax                +41 58 9283399                  Net Profit       110.92 (million CHF)
          8712                                               Website            www.sonova.com                  Employees        8,952
          Switzerland                                        Exchange           SOON [Virt-X]                   Industry         Medical Equipment

       Company Overview
       Sonova Holding AG (Sonova) is a hearing care solutions provider. It undertakes the design, development, manufacture and
       distribution of advanced wireless and hearing systems. The company’s product range includes hearing systems, fitting software,
       wireless communication systems, custom products and related accessories. The company operates its business through two
       reportable segments namely, Hearing Instruments segment, and Cochlear Implants segment. The product portfolio of the
       company includes premiums hearing instruments, advanced hearing instruments, standard hearing instruments, wireless
       communication systems, Cochlear implants and accessories and miscellaneous.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Sonova Holding AG, SWOT Analysis
         Andy Rihs                           Director                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Michael Jacobi, Ph.D.               Director
                                                                                      Leading Market Position                Patent Infringement Lawsuits
         Robert F. Spoerry                   Chairman
                                                                                      Expanding Operating Margin             Decline in Liquidity Ratios
         Anssi Vanjoki                       Director
         Ronald van der Vis                  Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Inorganic Growth Strategy              Inherent Market Factor
       Share Data
                                                                                      Growth Potential in Emerging           Innovative Technologies
         Sonova Holding AG
                                                                                      Economies
        Share Price (CHF) as on 02-Aug-                               102.90
        2013
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (CHF)                                                         NA         GlobalData
        Market Cap (million CHF)                                       6,908
        Enterprise Value (million CHF)                                 6,751
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       67
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Nov 13, 2012         Sonova Reports Revenue Of CHF872.4m In
                                                                                                           H1 Fiscal 2013
                                                                                      May 22, 2012         Sonova Reports Revenue Of CHF1.6 Billion In
                                                                                                           Fiscal 2012
                                                                                      Mar 06, 2012         Sonova Announces Resignation Of Ignacio
                                                                                                           Martinez As GVP International Sales
                                                                                      Feb 28, 2012         Sonova Appoints Hartwig Grevener As Its New
                                                                                                           CEO
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Sonova Holding AG - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Sonova Holding AG - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................ 6
       Sonova Holding AG - Key Employee Biographies .............................................................................................................................. 7
       Sonova Holding AG - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................... 8
       Sonova Holding AG - Medical Equipment Pipeline Products Data ..................................................................................................... 9
          Sonova Holding AG Pipeline Products by Equipment Type ............................................................................................................ 9
          Sonova Holding AG Pipeline Products by Development Stage .................................................................................................... 11
       Sonova Holding AG - History............................................................................................................................................................ 13
       Sonova Holding AG - Company Statement ...................................................................................................................................... 15
       Sonova Holding AG - Locations And Subsidiaries............................................................................................................................ 18
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Sonova Holding AG - Key Manufacturing Facilities .......................................................................................................................... 21
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 22
       Sonova Holding AG - Business Description ..................................................................................................................................... 22
          Business Description - Cochlear Hearing Implants ....................................................................................................................... 22
             Cochlear Hearing Implants - Overview ...................................................................................................................................... 22
             Cochlear Hearing Implants - Financials..................................................................................................................................... 22
             Cochlear Hearing Implants - Market View ................................................................................................................................. 22
          Business Description - Hearing Systems and Related Products................................................................................................... 22
             Hearing Systems and Related Products - Overview.................................................................................................................. 22
             Hearing Systems and Related Products - Financials ................................................................................................................ 23
             Hearing Systems and Related Products - Market View ............................................................................................................. 23
             Hearing Systems and Related Products - Technology .............................................................................................................. 23
       Sonova Holding AG - Corporate Strategy......................................................................................................................................... 24
       Sonova Holding AG - SWOT Analysis .............................................................................................................................................. 25
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 25
          Sonova Holding AG - Strengths .................................................................................................................................................... 25
             Strength - Leading Market Position ........................................................................................................................................... 25
             Strength - Expanding Operating Margin .................................................................................................................................... 25
             Strength - Diversified Geographical Presence .......................................................................................................................... 25
          Sonova Holding AG - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................... 26
             Weakness - Patent Infringement Lawsuits ................................................................................................................................ 26
             Weakness - Decline in Liquidity Ratios ..................................................................................................................................... 26
          Sonova Holding AG - Opportunities .............................................................................................................................................. 26
             Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Strategy ................................................................................................................................... 26
             Opportunity - Growth Potential in Emerging Economies ........................................................................................................... 26
             Opportunity - Growing Aged Population .................................................................................................................................... 26
             Opportunity - Growing Hearing Aid Devices Market .................................................................................................................. 27
             Opportunity - New Product Launches........................................................................................................................................ 27
          Sonova Holding AG - Threats ....................................................................................................................................................... 27


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             Threat - Inherent Market Factor ................................................................................................................................................ 27
             Threat - Innovative Technologies .............................................................................................................................................. 28
             Threat - Stringent Government Regulations .............................................................................................................................. 28
             Threat - Industry Consolidation Challenges .............................................................................................................................. 28
       Sonova Holding AG - Key Competitor
								
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