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Issuer Ranking: European Investment Holding Companies, Operating Holding Companies, And Diverse Conglomerates, Strongest To Weakest Jun 07 Product Image

Issuer Ranking: European Investment Holding Companies, Operating Holding Companies, And Diverse Conglomerates, Strongest To Weakest Jun 07

  • ID: 1722950
  • June 2007
  • Region: Europe
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Bouygues S.A.
  • EXOR SpA
  • Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH
  • Industrivarden AB
  • Investor AB
  • L E Lundbergforetagen AB
  • MORE

Abstract
Industrial conglomerates are companies that are involved in several industry sectors, with the business aim of increasing shareholder value by generating profits and cash flow from their industrial activities. Investment holding companies, on the other hand, may be equally diverse, but often own mainly minority stakes in companies, with the business aim of increasing shareholder value by buying and selling assets and realizing capital gains. While the traditional business risk and cash flow-based model is applicable for industrial conglomerates, with due consideration made for the diversification of operations, the analysis of investment holding companies is primarily geared toward an evaluation of their financial flexibility, in particular their ability to sell assets at short notice. Operating holding companies are neither pure...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- TSA
- Investor AB
- Industrivarden AB
- EXOR SpA
- Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH
- L E Lundbergforetagen AB
- Bouygues S.A.
- Wendel
- CIR-Compagnie Industriali Riunite SpA
- Kuwait Projects Co. (Holding) K.S.C.
- OYAK (Ordu Yardimlasma Kurumu)
- Saad Trading, READ MORE >

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- TSA
- Investor AB
- Industrivarden AB
- EXOR SpA
- Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH
- L E Lundbergforetagen AB
- Bouygues S.A.
- Wendel
- CIR-Compagnie Industriali Riunite SpA
- Kuwait Projects Co. (Holding) K.S.C.
- OYAK (Ordu Yardimlasma Kurumu)
- Saad Trading, Contracting and Financial Services Co.
- Saad Group

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

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