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Centum is a company that designs, manufactures, and sells electronic products. It offers product design and development, manufacturing, engineering, and after-sales services as well as systems, subsystems, and modules. The company serves the aerospace, space, defense, communications, industry and energy, medical, transportation, and automotive markets.

TypePublic
Founded1994
HQBengaluru, IN
Websitecentumelectronics.com
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)2,100(-5%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)₹9.4 B(+8%)
Share Price (Nov 2021)₹598.4
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Key People/Management at Centum

Apparao Mallavarapu

Apparao Mallavarapu

Chairman & Managing Director, Centum Group
Francois Sebes

Francois Sebes

CEO, Centum Adetel
Desikan Srinivasan

Desikan Srinivasan

CFO & Head of Strategy, Centum Group
Vincent Fradin

Vincent Fradin

CFO, Centum Adetel
Frederic Pradon

Frederic Pradon

General Manager, Centum Adeneo Engineering
Nikhil Mallavarapu

Nikhil Mallavarapu

Executive Director
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Centum Office Locations

Centum has offices in Bengaluru and Écully
Bengaluru, IN (HQ)
No.44, KHB Industrial Area, Near Shintila Apartment, Yelahanka New Town, RWF West Colony, Yelahanka New Town
Écully, FR
4 Chem. du Ruisseau
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Centum Financials and Metrics

Centum Revenue

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Centum's revenue was reported to be ₹9.37 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.
INR

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

2.3b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

1.4b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

61.2%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

26.7m

Market capitalization (10-Nov-2021)

7.3b

Closing stock price (10-Nov-2021)

598.4

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

173.0m

EV

10.3b
Centum's current market capitalization is ₹7.3 b.
Annual
INRFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.1b7.6b8.7b9.4b

Revenue growth, %

85%14%8%

Cost of goods sold

2.6b3.7b4.0b3.8b

Gross profit

1.6b4.0b4.7b5.5b
Quarterly
INRQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

1.0b1.9b2.1b2.1b2.1b2.1b2.2b2.3b3.2b2.2b2.1b2.3b

Cost of goods sold

895.1m1.1b855.6m837.5m902.7m1.2b1.2b1.2b1.3b853.6m1.2b886.3m

Gross profit

146.6m821.7m1.3b1.2b1.2b883.9m934.8m1.2b1.9b1.4b938.2m1.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

14%43%60%60%57%43%43%50%60%62%44%61%
INRFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

632.1m433.1m217.3m173.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.0b1.4b3.3b2.8b

Prepaid Expenses

21.8m71.7m73.4m114.0m

Inventories

1.6b2.3b2.7b2.4b
INRFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

166.5m292.1m335.8m345.3m

Inventories

(44.3m)(443.6m)(788.9m)118.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

677.1m(59.5m)(98.9m)505.5m

Purchases of PP&E

(329.7m)(697.0m)(350.6m)(341.5m)
INRFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

3.0m

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Centum Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries Covered

17171717

Design Centers

777

Manufacturing Locations

4556

Markets

6666
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Centum Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Adetel GroupJune 17, 2016
Adetel Equipment Maroc SA
Adetel Maroc SA
Centum Adeneo CRD SAS
Centum Adeneo India Private Limited
Centum Adeneo SAS
Centum Adetel Equipment
Centum Adetel Group SA
Centum Adetel Solution
Centum Adetel Synergies SARL
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Centum Revenue Breakdown

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Centum revenue breakdown by business segment: 33.1% from Sale of Product/Goods, 20.2% from Sale of Services and 46.7% from Other

Centum revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 10.3% from India, 27.1% from Europe, 42.4% from North America and 20.2% from Rest of the World

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Centum Online and Social Media Presence

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Centum News and Updates

Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results For The Quarter Ended 30th September , 2021

Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results For The Quarter Ended 30th September , 2021

100 artists, 100 artworks: DAG’s Centum Series II exhibition showcases depth and diversity of Indian art

DAG Curatorial Director Kishore Singh joins us in this interview on the inspiring range of Indian art, along with exhibition highlights.

Centum Blogs

Centum Group takes action to fight Covid-19 in India

Centum Group strated to help Indian Hospitals with oxygen supply few days ago, while India continues to struggle with the second wave of COVID-19.   The report of Shortage in Oxygen Supply continues to stream in. During this complicated situation, Centum pitched in to help the already stressed healt…

Exclusive Round table meeting “The Economic Attractiveness of France in the context of Brexit”

The CMD of Centum Group, Mr. Apparao Mallavarapu, participated in the Exclusive Round table meeting “Economic Attractiveness of France in the context of Brexit” organized by Business France India last friday. This event also brought together Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French Minister of Europe and …

Choose France 2021 International Business Summit

Our CMD, Mr. Apparao Mallavarapu was one among a select group of 9 CEO’s globally to have an online exchange with His Excellency President of the French Republic Mr. Emmanuel Macron on last January 25th, 2021 which was organized as part of the Choose France 2021 International Business Summit. Mr. Br…

Centum receives the Defence Technology Award !

Centum is proud to be the recipient of prestigious DRDO “Defence Technology Absorption Award” for an outstanding contributions made towards critical technology development in the area of Defence Space Systems that led to the development and successful launch of Kautilya. Honorable Defence Minister, …

Happy New Year 2021 from Centum’s teams !

Centum wishes you and your family Happy New Year 2021 ! May this festive season bless your lives with Happiness, Good Health and Wellness.

2nd National Conference on Small Satellite Technology and Applications – NCSSTA 2020 Edition

Centum team participated and presented 10 papers at the 2nd National Conference on Small Satellite Technology and Applications, that took place on December 11th and 12th.  
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Centum Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Centum founded?

    Centum was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Centum key executives?

    Centum's key executives are Apparao Mallavarapu, Francois Sebes and Desikan Srinivasan.

  • How many employees does Centum have?

    Centum has 2,100 employees.

  • What is Centum revenue?

    Latest Centum annual revenue is ₹9.4 b.

  • What is Centum revenue per employee?

    Latest Centum revenue per employee is ₹4.5 m.

  • Who are Centum competitors?

    Competitors of Centum include Flex, Plexus and Celestica.

  • Where is Centum headquarters?

    Centum headquarters is located at No.44, KHB Industrial Area, Near Shintila Apartment, Yelahanka New Town, RWF West Colony, Yelahanka New Town, Bengaluru.

  • Where are Centum offices?

    Centum has offices in Bengaluru and Écully.

  • How many offices does Centum have?

    Centum has 2 offices.