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Foster Wheeler Ltd. Strategic Analysis Profile

  • Published: August 2008
  • 54 pages
  • Global Markets Direct

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Foster Wheeler Ltd. Strategic Analysis Profile

Summary

Global Market Direct’s Foster Wheeler Ltd. Strategic Analysis Report is the essential source for data, analysis and strategic insight into this company. The report examines the company’s business structure and operations, history and products, and provides an analysis of its key revenue lines. It inspects the company’s strategy, both in terms of its value chain positioning and strategic strengths and weaknesses.

Scope

- Provides all the crucial company information required for business and competitor intelligence needs.
- Covers all the major features of the company, including in depth business descriptions, products and services, revenue breakdowns and key suppliers, clients and competitors.
- Includes detailed strategic analysis covering business strategy, SWOT analysis and value chain analysis.
- A financial and operational overview is supplied, including industry specific ratios, (where available).

Reasons to buy

- Obtain up to date company information.
- Support sales activities by understanding your customers’ businesses better.
- Qualify prospective partners and suppliers.
- Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure, strategy and prospects.

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1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 8
2 Company Snapshot 9
2.1 Key Information 9
2.2 Company Overview 9
2.3 Financial Performance 9
2.4 SWOT Snapshot 9
3 Business Description 10
3.1 Business Overview 10
3.2 Global Engineering & Construction Group 10
3.2.1 Overview 10
3.2.2 Production 10
3.2.3 Financials 11
3.2.4 Capital Expenditure 11
3.2.5 Market View 11
3.2.6 Key Strategies 11
3.3 Global Power Group 11
3.3.1 Overview 11
3.3.2 Production 12
3.3.3 Capital Expenditure 12
3.3.4 Capital Expenditure 12
3.3.5 Market View 12
3.4 Major Products and Services 13
3.4.1 Overview 13
4 History 14
5 Business Strategy 18
5.1 Mission Statement 18
5.2 Strategy 18
6 Value Chain Analysis 19
6.1 Equipment Manufacturing 19
6.1.1 Overview 19
6.1.2 Financials, Production and Major Projects 19
6.2 Consulting 20
6.2.1 Overview 20
6.2.2 Financials, Production and Major Projects 20
7 SWOT Analysis 21
7.1 Overview 21
7.2 Foster Wheeler Ltd. Strengths 21
7.2.1 Expertise in executing large complex projects 21
7.2.2 Technically advanced 21
7.2.3 Financial Strength 22
7.2.4 Global reach 22
7.3 Foster Wheeler Ltd. Weaknesses 22
7.3.1 High working capital requirements 22
7.3.2 Concentrated Operations 22
7.4 Foster Wheeler Ltd. Opportunities 22
7.4.1 Higher Growth Prospects 22
7.4.2 Increasing Potential Orders 22
7.5 Foster Wheeler Ltd. Threats 23
7.5.1 Intense Competition 23
7.5.2 International Operations 23
8 Competitors 24
9 Revenue Analysis 25
9.1 Revenue by Segment 25
9.2 Revenue by Geography 26
10 Financial and Operational Review 27
10.1 Financial Statements 27
10.2 Financial Ratios 28
11 Operational Indicators 29
12 Share Holding Structure 30
13 Key Employees 31
14 Key Employee Biographies 32
15 Company Statement 33
16 Locations And Subsidiaries 36
16.1 Head Office 36
16.2 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 36
17 Recent Developments 38
17.1 Financial Announcements 38
17.1.1 Aug 06, 2008: Foster Wheeler Declares 2Q 2008 Results 38
17.1.2 May 07, 2008: Foster Declares Q1 2008 Results 39
17.1.3 Feb 26, 2008: Foster Declares Q4 2007 Results 41
17.1.4 Nov 08, 2006: Foster Declares Q3 2006 Results 42
17.1.5 Aug 09, 2006: Foster Declares Q2 2006 Results 44
17.1.6 May 10, 2006: Foster Declares Q1 2006 Results 45
17.1.7 Mar 01, 2006: Foster Declares Q4 2005 Results 47
17.2 Other Significant Developments 49
17.2.1 Aug 06, 2008: Foster Wheeler Chairman And CEO To Retire 49
17.2.2 Aug 05, 2008: Foster Wheeler Board Member Resigns 50
17.2.3 May 06, 2008: Foster Elects New Board Member 50
17.2.4 Jan 31, 2008: Foster Appoints New Board Members 50
17.2.5 Aug 24, 2006: Foster Board Member Retires 50
17.2.6 May 09, 2006: Foster Appoints New Board Member 51
17.2.7 Mar 13, 2006: Foster Appoints New Board Member 51
17.3 New Contracts Announcements 51
17.3.1 Jun 24, 2008: Foster Wheeler Wins Contract From Mariisky For Expansion Of Mari-El Refinery 51
17.3.2 Jun 23, 2008: Foster Wheeler Wins Contract From MOL For Revamp And Expansion Of Delayed Coker Complex In Hungary 52
17.3.3 May 06, 2008: Foster Wins Contract From Samsung For PTTs Gas Plant In Thailand 52
17.3.4 Feb 12, 2008: Foster Wins Contract From EM Alliance For Advanced-CFB Steam Generator 53
18 Appendix 54
18.1 Methodology 54
18.2 About us54
18.3 Contact Us 54
18.4 Disclaimer 54

Executive Summary

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Foster Wheeler Ltd.,Key Facts, 2006 9
Table 2: Foster Wheeler Ltd., SWOT Analysis , 2006 21
Table 3: Foster Wheeler Ltd., Revenue by Segment, USD Thousand, 2002-2006 25
Table 4: Foster Wheeler Ltd., Revenue by Geography, USD Thousand, 2002-2006 26
Table 5: Foster Wheeler Ltd., Financial Statements, USD Thousand, 2002-2006 27
Table 6: Foster Wheeler Ltd., Financial Ratios, USD Thousand, 2002-2006 28
Table 7: Foster Wheeler Ltd. Operational Indicators, 2002-2006 29
Table 8: Foster Wheeler Ltd., Share Holding Structure 30
Table 9: Foster Wheeler Ltd., Key Employees, 2006 31
Table 10: Foster Wheeler Ltd., Other Locations 36

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