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GDF Suez SA (GSZ) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Meta Description GDF Suez SA (GDF Suez) is an energy company. The company operates in the areas of electricity generation and distribution, natural gas and renewable energy. Its business activities include, purchase, production and marketing of natural gas and electricity
Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Dec 3, 2013
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Summary

GDF Suez SA (GDF Suez) is an energy company. The company operates in the areas of electricity generation and distribution, natural gas and renewable energy. Its business activities include, purchase, production and marketing of natural gas and electricity; transportation, distribution, management and development of major infrastructure for natural gas and electricity; and development and marketing of energy services and environmental services. The company's natural gas business manages over 344 exploration and production licenses in 16 countries, with proven and probable reserves of 789 mboe.

GDF Suez SA Key Recent Developments

Mar 05, 2013: GDF Suez Submits Bid For Construction Of Second Nuclear Power Plant In Turkey
Feb 28, 2013: GDF Suez To Restart Doel 3 And Tihange 2 Nuclear Reactors In Q2 2013
Feb 21, 2013: GDF SUEZ Begins Commercial Operation Of 118 MW Hydropower Plant In Panama
Feb 07, 2013: GDF Suez To Develop Tarfaya Wind Farm In Morocco
Feb 05, 2013: GDF SUEZ Signs Industrial Partnership Agreement For Tidal Power Project At Raz Blanchard, FranceGDPE26494FSA

This comprehensive SWOT profile of GDF Suez SA 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 competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

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- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

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- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
GDF Suez SA - Key Facts 5
GDF Suez SA - Key Employees 6
GDF Suez SA - Key Employee Biographies 7
GDF Suez SA - Major Products and Services 8
GDF Suez SA - Key Operational Summary 9
GDF Suez SA - History 10
GDF Suez SA - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
GDF Suez SA - Business Description 15
GDF Suez SA - Corporate Strategy 18
GDF Suez SA - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
GDF Suez SA - Strengths 19
Strength - Leading Global Player 19
Strength - Research & Development Capabilities 19
Strength - Diversified Operations 19
GDF Suez SA - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Decline in Bottom-Line Financial Performance 20
Weakness - Increasing Debt 20
GDF Suez SA - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 20
Opportunity - Focus on Renewable Power Generation 21
Opportunity - Global Electricity Outlook 21
Opportunity - Contracts and Agreements 22
GDF Suez SA - Threats 22
Threat - Global Economic Scenario 22
Threat - Stringent Environmental Norms 22
Threat - Legal and Political Framework 23
Threat - Increasing Competition 23
GDF Suez SA - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 30
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 30
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 31
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 32
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 33
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 34
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 35
GDF Suez SA, Recent Deals Summary 36
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 37
GDF Suez SA, Recent Developments 37
Mar 05, 2013: GDF Suez Submits Bid For Construction Of Second Nuclear Power Plant In Turkey 37
Feb 28, 2013: GDF Suez To Restart Doel 3 And Tihange 2 Nuclear Reactors In Q2 2013 37
Feb 21, 2013: GDF SUEZ Begins Commercial Operation Of 118 MW Hydropower Plant In Panama 37
Feb 07, 2013: GDF Suez To Develop Tarfaya Wind Farm In Morocco 37
Feb 05, 2013: GDF SUEZ Signs Industrial Partnership Agreement For Tidal Power Project At Raz Blanchard, France 38
Jan 08, 2013: GDF Suez Wins Contract To Set Up Az Zour North Water And Power Project In Kuwait 38
Jan 07, 2013: GDF Suez’s Polaniec Biomass Power Plant Equipped With Foster Wheeler Technology Enters Commercial Operation 38
Dec 21, 2012: GDF Suez Continues To Develop Small Scale LNG Activities In North West Europe 39
Dec 21, 2012: Total Buys 140,000 Tonnes Of Naphtha From Suez 39
Dec 06, 2012: Electrabel Submit Conclusions To Restart Doel 3 And Tihange 2 Nuclear Units 39
Section 6 – Appendix 41
Methodology 41
Ratio Definitions 41
About GlobalData 45
Contact Us 45
Disclaimer 45

List of Tables
GDF Suez SA, Key Facts 5
GDF Suez SA, Key Employees 6
GDF Suez SA, Key Employee Biographies 7
GDF Suez SA, Major Products and Services 8
GDF Suez SA, Key Operational Summary, 2011 9
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GDF Suez SA, Subsidiaries 13
GDF Suez SA, Key Competitors 24
GDF Suez SA, Ratios based on current share price 25
GDF Suez SA, Annual Ratios 25
GDF Suez SA, Interim Ratios 28
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 30
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 31
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 32
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 33
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 34
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 35
GDF Suez SA, Recent Deals Summary 36
Currency Codes 41
Units 41
Capital Market Ratios 41
Equity Ratios 42
Profitability Ratios 42
Cost Ratios 43
Liquidity Ratios 43
Leverage Ratios 44
Efficiency Ratios 44

List of Figures
GDF Suez SA, Performance Chart (2008 - 2012) 27
GDF Suez SA, Ratio Charts 29
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 30
GDF Suez SA, Power, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 31
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 32
GDF Suez SA, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 33
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 34
GDF Suez SA, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 35




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