SES is a communications satellite owner and operator. The Company offers video services, such as broadcasting, content distribution, and occasional use and full-time content contribution and distribution services. It also provides cloud-scale connectivity solutions; satellite-enabled communications and network services for mobile and broadband customers; network infrastructure and services

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TypePublic
HQLuxembourg, LU
Founded1985
Size (employees)2,015 (est)
Websiteses.com
SES was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Luxembourg, LU
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Key People/Management at SES

Steve Collar

Steve Collar

President and CEO
Christophe De Hauwer

Christophe De Hauwer

Chief Strategy and Development Officer
Ferdinand Kayser

Ferdinand Kayser

CEO
John-Paul Hemingway

John-Paul Hemingway

CEO, SES Networks
Martin Halliwell

Martin Halliwell

Chief Technology Officer
Andrew Browne

Andrew Browne

CFO
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SES Office Locations

SES has offices in Luxembourg, Dubai, Johannesburg, Lagos and in 23 other locations
Luxembourg, LU (HQ)
Château de Betzdorf
Rio de Janeiro, BR
Praia de Botafogo
São Paulo, BR
12551 Av. das Nações Unidas
Addis Ababa, ET
Medahenealm building, 7th floor, Bole Sub City, Wereda 03/04
Paris, FR
10 Rue Vignon
Unterföhring, DE
1-10 Beta-Straße
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SES Financials and Metrics

SES Revenue

SES's revenue was reported to be €2.04 b in FY, 2017
EUR

Revenue (H1, 2018)

981.4m

Net income (H1, 2018)

243.4m

EBITDA (H1, 2018)

621.1m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

277.7m

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

685.1m

EV

10.1b
Annual
EURFY, 2017

Revenue

2.0b

Cost of goods sold

273.9m

Gross profit

1.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

87%
Half Year
EURH1, 2018

Revenue

981.4m

Operating expense total

360.3m

Depreciation and amortization

343.4m

EBITDA

621.1m
Annual
EURFY, 2017

Cash

269.6m

Accounts Receivable

648.2m

Prepaid Expenses

43.7m

Inventories

30.1m
Half Year
EURH1, 2018

Cash

685.1m

Accounts Receivable

525.1m

Prepaid Expenses

52.9m

Inventories

33.4m
Annual
EURFY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

713.6m

Inventories

(2.7m)

Accounts Payable

66.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

688.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(231.6m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(249.3m)

Long-term Borrowings

(98.0m)
EURY, 2018

EV/EBITDA

16.3 x

EV/EBIT

36.4 x

EV/CFO

14.7 x

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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SES Operating Metrics

Aug, 2018Dec, 2018

Channels

7.70 k

HD Channels

2.60 k

Satellite Fleet

66

Video Customers

431
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SES Revenue Breakdown

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SES revenue breakdown by business segment: 31.7% from SES Networks, 68.0% from SES Video and 0.3% from Other

SES revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 27.7% from United States of America, 31.9% from Others, 13.9% from United Kingdom, 20.0% from Germany and 6.5% from Other

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SES Online and Social Media Presence

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SES News and Updates

FIRST UP Satcom | ISRO launches Ku-band satellite • SpaceX raising $500 million • SES closes 400 million euro loan

The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark 2 rocket lifted off on schedule at 5:40 a.m. Eastern and deployed the GSAT-7A satellite into a geostationary transfer orbit 19 minutes later. SpaceNews.com

Satellite Transponders Leasing Market Trends, Analysis by Regions, Type, Application, Market Drivers, Restraints, and Top Key Players like Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat, Telesat, SingTel Optus, MEASAT satellite systems, Asia Broadcast Satellite, Arabsat

The satellite transponders leasing Market research report provides an in-depth analysis of the major industry leading players along with the company profiles and strategies adopted by them. This enables the buyer of the report to gain a telescopic view of the competitive landscape and plan the strat…

Fixed Satellite Service 2018 Global Market Key Players - AsiaSat, SKY Perfect JSAT, China Satellite Communications, Thaicom, Arabsat, Intelsat, SES, Russia Satellite Communication, Star One....

Fixed Satellite Service – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Global Satellite Communication Services Market 2018 | Major Kay Players – Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat, Telesat, China Satcom, SKY Perfect JSAT Group, AsiaSat

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Satellite Communication Services Market Size, Status and Forecast 2018-2025” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Global Satellite Internet Of Things Market Research Report Study By Current Progresses, Revenue, New Entrants, Market Concentration Rate 2021, Top key players - Eutelsat, Inmarsat, MDA, Orbital ATK, SES

Global Satellite Internet Of Things market Segmented by Technology, End-user and Region - Growth, Overview, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2021 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

FIRST UP Satcom | Thales InFlyt eyes global Ka-band network • Iridium to connect Ocean Cleanup effort • SES opens Isle of Man teleport

To receive FIRST UP Satcom, a weekly SpaceNews newsletter for satellite and telecom professionals, sign up here. TOP STORIES Thales InFlyt’s new CEO Philippe Carette said he wants the company to offer worldwide Ka-band satellite connectivity for aircraft, a service that would position the company a…
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SES Blogs

BFBS Brings More British Programming to U.K. Troops in Remote Regions via SES

BFBS Brings More British Programming to U.K. Troops in Remote Regions via SESazorychta 09 Jan 2019

SES successfully placed EUR 400 million multi-tranche Schuldschein Loan

SES successfully placed EUR 400 million multi-tranche Schuldschein Loanarousse 18 Dec 2018

Entering the age of Ultra HD

Entering the age of Ultra HD rbaykara 10 Dec 2018

Terabits from Space: Next-Gen Tech Redefines Satellite’s Role in Global Networking

Terabits from Space: Next-Gen Tech Redefines Satellite’s Role in Global Networkingjloaiciga 04 Dec 2018

Connecting Peru on Land and at Sea

Connecting Peru on Land and at Sea jloaiciga 26 Nov 2018

Accelerating a Pan-Africa Broadband Revolution

Accelerating a Pan-Africa Broadband Revolutionjloaiciga 22 Nov 2018
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SES Company Life and Culture

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SES Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SES founded?

    SES was founded in 1985.

  • Who are SES key executives?

    SES's key executives are Steve Collar, Christophe De Hauwer and Ferdinand Kayser.

  • How many employees does SES have?

    SES has 2,015 employees.

  • What is SES revenue?

    Latest SES annual revenue is €2 b.

  • What is SES revenue per employee?

    Latest SES revenue per employee is €1 m.

  • Who are SES competitors?

    Competitors of SES include Intelsat, Viasat and EchoStar.

  • Where is SES headquarters?

    SES headquarters is located at Château de Betzdorf , Luxembourg.

  • Where are SES offices?

    SES has offices in Luxembourg, Dubai, Johannesburg, Lagos and in 23 other locations.

  • How many offices does SES have?

    SES has 29 offices.