Naval Group

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Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS) is a company which specializes in naval defense. The company designs, produces and supports submarines and surface ships. It also provides services for naval shipyards and bases. In addition, it offers a range of marine renewable energy solutions.
TypePrivate
Founded1631
HQParis, FR
Websitenaval-group.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)15,168(+4%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)€3.7 B(+3%)

Key People/Management at Naval Group

Pierre Éric Pommellet

Pierre Éric Pommellet

Chairman and CEO (Interim)
Frank le Rebeller

Frank le Rebeller

Senior Executive Vice President Finance, Legal, Purchasing and Real Estate
Alain Guillou

Alain Guillou

Senior Executive Vice President, Development
Vincent Martinot-Lagarde

Vincent Martinot-Lagarde

Executive Vice President, Services
Jean-Michel Billig

Jean-Michel Billig

Executive Vice President, Program Australia
Olivier de la Bourdonnaye

Olivier de la Bourdonnaye

Executive Vice President, Programs;
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Naval Group Office Locations

Naval Group has offices in Paris, Bagneux, Bouguenais, Brest and in 19 other locations
Paris, FR (HQ)
40-42 Rue du Dr Finlay
Bagneux, FR
20 Avenue Aristide Briand
Bouguenais, FR
TECHNOCAMPUS OCEAN, 5 Rue de l'Halbrane
Brest, FR
CS 72837
Cherbourg-Octeville, FR
BP 440
La Montagne, FR
Indret
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Naval Group Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1631
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Naval Group Revenue

Naval Group's revenue was reported to be €3.70 b in FY, 2019 which is a 2.5% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2019)

3.7b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

2.5%

Net income (FY, 2019)

188.2m

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

282.0m

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

2.0b
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

3.7b3.6b3.7b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)3%

Cost of goods sold

3.1b3.0b

Gross profit

613.6m639.1m
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

1.7b1.9b1.8b

EBITDA

84.7m126.9m130.7m

EBITDA margin, %

5%7%7%

Net Income

59.9m104.6m85.8m
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

2.5b2.0b

Accounts Receivable

1.3b10.3b

Inventories

462.9m452.3m

Current Assets

5.9b14.1b
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

32.0m163.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

106.8m91.9m

Inventories

36.9m(1.2m)

Accounts Payable

(268.8m)(14.5m)
EURY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

243.9k
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Naval Group Operating Metrics

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Naval Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Alexandria Naval for Maintenance & Industry
Armaris Quater SAS
Armaris Sixt SAS
DCN International SA
DCNS Energia Marina Spa
DCNS Zamil
MO PA2 SAS
Naval Energies SAS
Naval Group Actionnariat SAS
Naval Group Australia Pty Ltd
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Naval Group Revenue Breakdown

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Naval Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 69.5% from France and 30.5% from Other

Naval Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Naval Group News and Updates

‘You need two to tango’: Naval Group CEO Hervé Guillou on business in Europe and Down Under

A deal with Germany in the naval-industrial sector remains elusive, the outgoing executive said in an interview with Defense News.

France Defense Industry Report 2020-2024 Featuring Dassault Aviation, Naval Group, Nexter Group, Safran, and Thales

DUBLIN, March 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "France - FY 2020 Defense Budget Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides readers with detailed analysis of both historic and forecast defense industry values,...

‘Europeans don’t have a choice’: Naval Group boss pushes for shipyard consolidation

Europe’s naval sector must join forces if it is to remain competitive with new entrants on the international market, according to the outgoing CEO of France’s Naval Group.

Australian defense leaders defend submarine buy with France’s Naval Group

Local news media had reported that the government was urged to walk away from the program, after a new audit report described a September 2018 meeting of advisers.

Naval Group starts construction on France’s newest frigate

The first steel cut has been made for the new French FDI (defense and intervention) frigate, the Admiral Ronarc’h-class, which will be known on the export market as the Belh@arra.

Romania orders corvettes from Naval Group for $1.4 billion

The French shipbuilder expects to deliver the first ship in 2022, though details depend on when a contract is signed.
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Naval Group Blogs

Naval Group signs the Submarine Design Contract for Australia’s Attack class submarines

Naval Group has achieved another milestone in the Future Submarine Program with the signing of the first phase of the Submarine Design Contract. The occasion was marked by The Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Defence and representatives from Naval Group and the Commonwealth of Australia (CoA) …

Naval Group improves its operating profitability for the fourth year running

Naval Group's Board of Directors met on 20 February 2019 to review the financial statement for the 2018 reporting period.

Naval Group at IDEX 2019 and NAVDEX 2019

From 17th to 21th February 2019, Naval Group participates to IDEX 2019 and NAVDEX 2019 in Abu Dhabi. Naval Group will showcase the state-of-art innovations created for modern navies, demonstrating its capabilities in modern military ship and submarine building along with high tech solutions for syst…
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Naval Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Naval Group founded?

    Naval Group was founded in 1631.

  • Who are Naval Group key executives?

    Naval Group's key executives are Pierre Éric Pommellet, Frank le Rebeller and Alain Guillou.

  • How many employees does Naval Group have?

    Naval Group has 15,168 employees.

  • What is Naval Group revenue?

    Latest Naval Group annual revenue is €3.7 b.

  • What is Naval Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Naval Group revenue per employee is €243.9 k.

  • Who are Naval Group competitors?

    Competitors of Naval Group include Fincantieri, China State Shipbuilding Corporation and Saab.

  • Where is Naval Group headquarters?

    Naval Group headquarters is located at 40-42 Rue du Dr Finlay, Paris.

  • Where are Naval Group offices?

    Naval Group has offices in Paris, Bagneux, Bouguenais, Brest and in 19 other locations.

  • How many offices does Naval Group have?

    Naval Group has 23 offices.