Option NV (OPTI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Option NV (OPTI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

Option NV (Option) is a wireless products manufacturing company. The company is principally engaged in designing, development and manufacturing of innovative wireless telecom products and solutions. The products and solutions being offered by the company include USB modems, data cards, embedded modules, wireless routers, and a wide range of software. Major customers for the company’s products and solutions are manufacturers of PCs and consumer electronics. The company has its global presence. It has nine manufacturing plants across the US, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan. Its distribution centers are located across the Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific. Option is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.

Option NV Key Recent Developments…

Feb 10, 2010: IMEC, Renesas And M4S Report Single-Chip Reconfigurable Multi-Standard Wireless Transceiver In 40nm CMOS

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Option NV provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- 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 comp

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									              Option NV (OPTI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDTC35181FSA                                                                                      Publication Date: APR 2011

       Gaston Geenslaan 14                   Phone            +32 16 317411                         Revenue           58 (million EUR)
       Leuven                                Fax              +32 16 207164                         Net Profit        -61.04 (million EUR)
       3001                                  Website          www.option.com                        Employees         411
                                             Exchange                                               Industry          Technology and
       Belgium                                                OPTI [Euronext Brussels]
                                                                                                                      Communications

      Company Overview
       Option NV (Option) is a wireless products manufacturing company. The company is principally engaged in designing,
       development and manufacturing of innovative wireless telecom products and solutions. The products and solutions being offered
       by the company include USB modems, data cards, embedded modules, wireless routers, and a wide range of software. Major
       customers for the company’s products and solutions are manufacturers of PCs and consumer electronics. The company has its
       global presence. It has nine manufacturing plants across the US, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan. Its
       distribution centers are located across the Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific.

      Key Executives                                                                 SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                   Title                     Option NV, SWOT Analysis
      Jan Callewaert                        Chairman                                 Strengths                           Weaknesses

      Philip Vermeulen                      Director
                                                                                     Focused Operations for              Declining Liquidity
      Lawrence Levy                         Director                                 Geographic Diversification
      David A. Hytha                        Director                                                                     Declining Business
                                                                                     Strong Research and                 Performance
      Olivier Lefebvre                      Director                                 Development Activities
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData

      Share Data
                                                                                     Opportunities                       Threats
      Option NV
                                                                           0.52      Foraying into Smartphone            Regulatory Changes in
                                                                                     Market                              Environment
       EPS (EUR)                                                            NA

       Market Cap (million EUR)                                             NA       Increasing Demand for 3G            Intense Competition
                                                                            NA       Technologies
       Enterprise Value (million EUR)
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                             83
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData                                                                    Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData


      Financial Performance                                                          Recent Developments
                                                                                     Feb 10, 2010        IMEC, Renesas And M4S Report Single-
                                                                                                         Chip     Reconfigurable     Multi-Standard
                                                                                                         Wireless Transceiver In 40nm CMOS
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                     Research, GlobalData




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData




Option NV (OPTI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                  Reference Code: GDTC35181FSA

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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
      Option NV - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Option NV - Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Option NV - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................................................................................ 6
      Option NV - Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................................................................... 7
      Option NV - History ........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 8
      Option NV - Company Statement................................................................................................................................................................................. 10
      Option NV - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................................................................................... 12
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 12
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 12
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
      Option NV - Business Description................................................................................................................................................................................ 14
      Option NV - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 15
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
            Option NV - Strengths............................................................................................................................................................................................ 15
                  Strength - Focused Operations for Geographic Diversification....................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Strong Research and Development Activities ................................................................................................................................ 15
                  Strength - Integrated 3G Solutions Provider ................................................................................................................................................... 15
            Option NV - Weaknesses ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Weakness - Declining Liquidity ....................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Weakness - Declining Business Performance ................................................................................................................................................ 16
         
								
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