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Genus plc - Company Capsule
Reference Code: BR1129CC
Published Date: April 2011


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Genus plc - Company Overview

Genus plc (Genus) is engaged in the development and marketing of biotechnology and value added products for the
improvement of animal breeding. The company provides natural animal genetics aiming for the bovine and porcine supply
chain. Its activities include supply of dairy and beef semen under ABS trade mark; provision of market research and
consultancy services; and supply of pigs and semen under PIC trade mark. The company principally offers its services to
farmers, breeders, processors, distributors, retailers, and consumers. Genus companies operate in 30 countries on five
continents with research laboratories situated in Madison, Wisconsin and the U.S. The company is headquartered in
Basingstoke, the UK.

Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of GBP285.3 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue grew at a
CAGR of 7.45% during the period 2007-2009 with a year on year growth of 1.75% over fiscal year 2008. During the fiscal
year 2009, its operating margin was 16.47% as against the operating margin of 11.48% in fiscal year 2008. During the
fiscal year 2009, the company registered a net margin of 9.64% as against the net margin of 6.38% in the fiscal year

Genus plc - Key Facts

Genus plc, Key Facts

                                  Belvedere House, Hampshire, ,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock          GNS (London Stock Exchange
Corporate Address:                RG21 4EQ, United Kingdom                                        (LON))

Telephone                          + 44 1256 347100                 No. of Employees              2,094

Fax                                + 44 1270 536601                 Financial Year End            June

URL                               www.genusplc.com                  Revenue (in GBP Million)      285.30

Industry                          Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Revenue (in USD Million)         445.78

                                  Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, United States,
Locations                         Argentina, Colombia, Mexico

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


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Genus plc - Major Products and Services

Genus plc applies quantitative genetics and biotechnology to animal breeding, with the aim of enhancing meat quality and
improving efficiency in the production of meat animals. The company's key services include the following:

Genus plc, Major Products and Services

Breeding animals

Animal semen

Technical support

Meat quality genetic markers

Disease resistance markers

Performance trait markers

Litter size markers
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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Genus plc - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of Genus plc:

Genencor International, Inc.

Eternal Technologies Group, Inc.

Pharming Group N.V.

Genesis Faraday Partnership


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Genus plc - Key Employees

Genus plc, Key Employees

          Name                             Job Title                      Board Level     Since   Age

Ian Farrelly               General Counsel, Secretary               Senior Management             42

Bob Lawson                 Chairman                                 Non Executive Board   2004    67

John Worby                 Group Finance Director                   Executive Board       2009    59

Mike Buzzacott             Director                                 Non Executive Board           62

Nigel Turner               Director                                 Non Executive Board   2008    61

Barry Furr                 Director                                 Non Executive Board           66

Richard Wood               Chief Executive Officer, Director        Executive Board       1996    65

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


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Genus plc - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

Genus plc
Belvedere House
Zip: RG21 4EQ
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 1256 347100
Fax: + 44 1270 536601

Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Genus plc, Subsidiaries

ABS Global (Canada) Inc.                                            ABS Global Inc.
Canada                                                              United States

ABS Italia S.r.l.                                                   ABS Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Italy                                                               Mexico

ABS Pecplan Ltda.                                                   Bovec SAS
Brazil                                                              France

Genus Australia Pty Ltd                                             National Milk Records Plc UK
Australia                                                           United Kingdom

PIC (Zhangjiagang) China                                            PIC Andina S.A.
China                                                               Chile

PIC Espana S.A.                                                     PIC Polska Sp.
Spain                                                               Poland

PIC USA, Inc.                                                       Pig Improvement Company Deutschland GmbH
United States                                                       Germany

Pig Improvement Company Mexico S.A. de C.V.                         Pig Improvement Company UK Limited
Mexico                                                              United Kingdom

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


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Genus plc - Financial Ratios

Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Genus plc, Annual Ratios

                Key Ratios              Unit/Currency   2010         2009         2008         2007         2006
Equity Ratios
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