Company Report & Profile Thales Group 2020
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Company Report & Profile – Thales Group 2020
Thales Group is a listed defence company operating worldwide. The company is primarily active in the fields of military technology, aerospace, security and transport. The company was merged in 1988 from the defence divisions of Thomson-CSF, Dassault Électronique and Alcatel to form a new company. Initially, the company operated under the name Thomson-CSF. At the end of 2000, it was renamed Thales. In the following years, Thales was able to further expand its market position by expanding its portfolio with strategic acquisitions. In the meantime, the Thales Group has become a global corporation that is active and successful in a wide range of industries. The Thales Group is present in over 68 countries worldwide and has its headquarters in Paris, France.
The report analyses the development of the company in the past years, describes the product portfolio, compiles the key figures, describes the organisation and the management level, names the main strategic decisions and implemented measures. Within the framework of strengths and weaknesses analyses (SWOT analyses), market trends are mapped onto the company’s potential and examined.
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Table of Contents
1 Company profile 4
2 Key Facts 6
2.1 Executive Committee of the Thales Group 6
2.2 Transport product portfolio 11
2.3 Subsidiaries and partner companies 15
2.4 Company developments in recent years 16
2.5 Competitors and competitive position 21
3 Key figures and structures 25
3.1 Legal structure 25
3.2 Structure of the group 25
3.3 Consolidated Financial Statements 2020 Summary 26
3.4 Events 2020 29
3.5 Research and development 30
4 Market trends 31
5 SWOT analysis 32
6 Summary 34
7 Appendix 35
7.1 Addresses 35
7.2 Events 2021 38