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Bollore SA - Company Capsule

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Published Date: April 2011


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Bollore SA - Company Overview

Bollore SA (Bollore) is a diversified business group. It is principally engaged in the business of providing plastic films for
capacitors and packaging, thin papers for printing, electric batteries and super capacitors, access-control and
identification terminals, and systems for air freight forwarding. Bollore is also in the business of fuel distribution in France,
transportation and logistics business in Africa. The company also operates business in communication and media sector
with its direct terrestrial television channel Direct 8, newspapers, advertising, and audio visual logistics and cinema. The
company also operates in the plantations sector with its operations in the African countries, the US and France. The
company’s diverse business operations are spread across France, Europe, Americas, Asia and Oceania, and Africa. The
company is headquartered in Puteaux Cedex, France.

Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of EUR 6,011.06 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue
declined at a compounded rate of 3.08% during the period 2007-2009 with a year on year decline of 16.69% over fiscal
year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009, its operating margin was 2.89% as against the operating margin of 1.98% in fiscal
year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009, the company registered a net margin of 1.57% as against the net margin of 0.7%
in the fiscal year 2008.

Bollore SA - Key Facts

Bollore SA, Key Facts

                                  Tour Bollore, Puteaux, , 92811,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                France
                                                                                                   BOL (Euronext Paris)

Telephone                          + 33 1 46964433                  No. of Employees               33,010

Fax                                + 33 1 46964422                  Financial Year End             December

URL                                        Revenue (in EUR Million)       6,011.06

Industry                          Chemicals                         Revenue (in USD Million)       8,348.61

                                  Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lao
                                  People's    Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea,
                                  Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic,
                                  France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Russian
                                  Federation, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Benin, Botswana,
Locations                         Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Equatorial
                                  Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Israel, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Libyan Arab
                                  Jamahiriya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria,
                                  Oman, Qatar, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, United
                                  Arab Emirates, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Canada, United States, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia,
                                  Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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Bollore SA - Major Products and Services

Bollore SA produces films for capacitors and thin papers and provides logistical services. The company’s key products
and services include the following:

Bollore SA, Major Products and Services

Petroleum products

Electric batteries

Super capacitors

Dielectric films

Shrink-wrap packaging films

Thin papers

Identification systems


Oil logistics services

Air freight forwarding

Transport logistics

Communication and media
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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Bollore SA - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of Bollore SA:

Essar Shipping Ports & Logistics Ltd.

Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corp.

Orient Overseas (International) Limited

Reibel S.A.


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Bollore SA - Key Employees

Bollore SA, Key Employees

              Name                         Job Title                      Board Level     Since   Age

                           Director - Representative of Groupama
Jean Azema                                                       Executive Board

                           Managing Director, Director -
Gilles Alix                                                         Executive Board
                           Representative of Bollore Participations

Thierry Marraud                                                     Executive Board       1995    68

Hubert Fabri               Director                                 Non Executive Board   2006    58

Denis Kessler              Director                                 Non Executive Board   1999    58

Jean-Paul Parayre          Director                                 Non Executive Board   1994    72

Georges Pebereau           Director                                 Non Executive Board   2006

Olivier Roussel            Director                                 Non Executive Board   1998

Olivier Roussel            Director                                 Non Executive Board   2006

Francois Thomazeau         Director                                 Non Executive Board   2007    60

Vincent Bollore            Chairman, Chief Executive Officer        Executive Board       2008    58

Antoine Bernheim                                                    Non Executive Board   1994    86

Comte de Ribes                                                      Non Executive Board   1994    87

Cedric de Bailliencourt    Chief Financial Officer, Vice Chairman   Executive Board

Jean-Christophe Thiery     Chief Executive Officer                  Senior Management

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


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Bollore SA - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

Bollore SA
Tour Bollore
Zip: 92811
Tel: + 33 1 46964433
Fax: + 33 1 46964422

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