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									          The Swatch Group Ltd (UHR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                       Review
        Reference Code: GDCPG33616FSA                                                                                         Publication Date: AUG 2012

          Seevorstadt 6,                                     Phone              +41 32 3436811                  Revenue          6,852 (million CHF)
          Biel / Bienne                                      Fax                +41 32 3436911                  Net Profit       1,269 (million CHF)
          2501                                               Website            www.swatchgroup.com             Employees        28,028
                                                                                                                                 Consumer        Packaged
          Switzerland                                        Exchange           UHR [Virt-X]                    Industry
                                                                                                                                 Goods

       Company Overview
       The Swatch group Ltd (Swatch) is a watch manufacturing and marketing company. The company offers watches, jewelry and
       other accessories. Swatch offers its products through three reportable segments, namely, Watches & Jewelry, Production and
       Electronic Systems. It offers products under various brands such as Rado, Swatch, Omega, Longines, Tiffany, Hamilton, Jaquet
       Droz, Leon Hatot, Balmain, Certina and others. The company produces and sells Electronic System and other components
       required in watch production and markets to other manufacturers in Switzerland as well. The company markets its products in
       various countries of Asia Pacific, Americas, Africa, Europe and Middle East.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      The Swatch Group Ltd, SWOT Analysis
         Nick Hayek                          Director                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
          Nayla Hayek                        Chairwoman
                                                                                      Geographic Diversity                   Issues in Partnership
         Ernst Tanner
                                                                                      Vertical Integration
         Esther Grether                      Director
         Dr h.c. Claude Nicollier            Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Strategic Initiatives                  Rising Counterfeit Goods
       Share Data                                                                                                            Market
                                                                                      Growth Prospects: Online
         The Swatch Group Ltd
                                                                                      Retail                                 Intense Competition
        Share Price (CHF) as on 03-Aug-                               386.80
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (CHF)                                                      23.47         GlobalData
        Market Cap (million CHF)                                      20,618
        Enterprise Value (million CHF)                                19,110
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       54
       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
       The Swatch Group Ltd - Key Facts .................................................................................................................................................... 4
       The Swatch Group Ltd - Key Employees............................................................................................................................................ 5
       The Swatch Group Ltd - Key Employee Biographies ......................................................................................................................... 6
       The Swatch Group Ltd - Major Products and Services ....................................................................................................................... 7
       The Swatch Group Ltd - History ......................................................................................................................................................... 8
       The Swatch Group Ltd - Company Statement .................................................................................................................................. 10
       The Swatch Group Ltd - Locations And Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................... 12
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
       The Swatch Group Ltd - Business Description ................................................................................................................................. 14
       The Swatch Group Ltd - Corporate Strategy .................................................................................................................................... 15
       The Swatch Group Ltd - SWOT Analysis ......................................................................................................................................... 16
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 16
          The Swatch Group Ltd - Strengths ............................................................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Geographic Diversity ................................................................................................................................................ 16
             Strength - Vertical Integration.................................................................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Market Position ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Operating Performance ............................................................................................................................................ 16
          The Swatch Group Ltd - Weaknesses .......................................................................................................................................... 17
             Weakness - Issues in Partnership ............................................................................................................................................. 17
          The Swatch Group Ltd - Opportunities ......................................................................................................................................... 17
             Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives .............................................................................................................................................. 17
             Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Online Retail.......................................................................................................................... 17
          The Swatch Group Ltd - Threats ................................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Rising Counterfeit Goods Market ................................................................................................................................. 17
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Stringent Regulations .................................................................................................................................................. 18
       The Swatch Group Ltd - Key Competitors ........................................................................................................................................ 19
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 20
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 20
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 20
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 22
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 22
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios.......
								
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