Candover Investments plc (CDI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					                 Candover Investments plc (CDI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                      Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDFS64693FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: JUL 2012

          20 Old Bailey                                 Phone             +44 20 74899848                           Revenue         -5.10 (million GBP)
          London, ENG                                   Fax               +44 20 72485483                           Net Profit      -21.10 (million GBP)
          EC4M 7LN                                      Website           www.candoverinvestments.com               Employees       2
                                                                          CDI [London Stock Exchange
          United Kingdom                                Exchange                                                    Industry        Financial Services
                                                                          (LON)]

       Company Overview
       Candover Investments plc (Candover) is a private equity investment trust. Candover focuses on realizing value of its investments
       which are made primarily in industrial, energy and services sectors. The focus of the company is to optimize the long term value
       of the shareholders in businesses acquired and managed by Arle Capital LLP. The company’s portfolio consists of investments
       in: Expro International, Stork, Parques Reunidos, Technogym, Qioptiq, Capital Safety Group, Innovia Films Limited and Alma
       Consulting Group.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Candover Investments plc, SWOT Analysis
         Malcolm J. Fallen                   Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Richard Stone                       Chairman
                                                                                      Sound Liquidity Position             Negative Returns
         Jan P Oosterveld                    Director
                                                                                      Debt Reduction
         Lord Jay                            Director
         Scott Longhurst                     Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                        Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Operational Review Board             Sovereign Debt Crisis
       Share Data
                                                                                      Revised Governance and               Low Interest Rate Environment
         Candover Investments plc
                                                                                      Operating Model
        Share Price (GBP) as on 23-Jul-                                  3.96
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (GBP)                                                       -0.88        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million GBP)                                           87
        Enterprise Value (million GBP)                                   136
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       22
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       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
       Candover Investments plc - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................... 4
       Candover Investments plc - Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 5
       Candover Investments plc - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................... 6
       Candover Investments plc - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................. 7
       Candover Investments plc - History.................................................................................................................................................... 8
       Candover Investments plc - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................ 10
       Candover Investments plc - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Candover Investments plc - Business Description ........................................................................................................................... 12
       Candover Investments plc - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................... 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Candover Investments plc - Strengths .......................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Sound Liquidity Position ........................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Debt Reduction ......................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Investment Portfolio .................................................................................................................................................. 13
          Candover Investments plc - Weaknesses ..................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Negative Returns ................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Candover Investments plc - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Operational Review Board ................................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Revised Governance and Operating Model ......................................................................................................... 13
          Candover Investments plc - Threats ............................................................................................................................................. 14
             Threat - Sovereign Debt Crisis .................................................................................................................................................. 14
             Threat - Low Interest Rate Environment.................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Turbulent Global Markets ............................................................................................................................................ 14
       Candover Investments plc - Key Competitors .................................................................................................................................. 15
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 16
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 16
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 19
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 20
       Candover Investments plc, Recent Deals Summary ....................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Candover Investments plc (Candover) is a private equity investment trust. Candover focuses on realizing value of its investments which are made primarily in industrial, energy and services sectors. The focus of the company is to optimize the long term value of the shareholders in businesses acquired and managed by Arle Capital LLP. The company’s portfolio consists of investments in: Expro International, Stork, Parques Reunidos, Technogym, Qioptiq, Capital Safety Group, Innovia Films Limited and Alma Consulting Group. Candover is headquartered in London, the UK.   In 2011, Candover created value by exiting from various businesses - it sold Candover Partners Limited (CPL) to Arle Capital LLP (Arle) and the strip of its investment in the portfolio to a company backed by Arle and Pantheon. The strip sale disposed 29.1% of its investments at a value of £64.6m.  The company has stopped making new investments and currently focuses on maximizing shareholder's wealth and helping companies to define and execute their growth strategy.
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