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ODDO BHF SECURITIES MORNING NEWS – DETAILED COMMENTS 07/24/2020

The shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is much bigger than the previous impacts seen since the Bureau Veritas IPO (October 2007), whether from the financial crisis (2008-2009), the sudden drop in oil prices (2014-2015) or the trade war (2019). Q2 2020 results will show historically large organic declines (double digits in some cases) even though sector groups theoretically have resilient and diversified profiles. Eurofins and Bureau Veritas are our Top Picks. We downgrade Applus to...
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Ahold Delhaize

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize is an international group of supermarket and foodservice operators based in Europe and the U.S. Co. operates supermarkets and convenience stores. In addition, Co. provides online food retailing services. Co. also finances, develops and manages store sites and shopping centers. Ahold Europe comprises Albert Heijn in the Netherlands and Belgium; Etos, Gall & Gall, and albert.nl in the Netherlands; and Albert / Hypernova in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Ahold USA is organized into four retail divisions: Giant Carlisle, Giant Landover, Stop & Shop New England, and Stop & Shop New York Metro. The Peapod online business is also part of Ahold USA.

Atlantia

Atlantia is a holding company with subsidiaries and associates whose business is the construction and operation of motorways, airports and transport infrastructure, parking areas and intermodal systems, or who engage in activities related to the management of motorway or airport traffic.

BNP Paribas S.A.

BNP Paribas is engaged in the provision of banking and financial services. Co.'s business activities are divided into two segments: Retail Banking & Services and Corporate and Investment Banking. The Retail Banking and Services business includes domestic markets and international financial services. The Corporate and Institutional Banking comprises of corporate banking, global markets, and securities services. Other activities include principal investments, which related to Co.'s central treasury function, some costs related to crossbusiness projects, the residential mortgage lending business of personal finance, and certain investments.

Daimler AG

Daimler provides a range of transportation products, including passenger cars and commercial vehicles, and also financial services. Co. operates in five segments. Mercedes-Benz Cars sells passenger cars and off-road vehicles under the Mercedes-Benz brand and small cars under the smart brand. The Daimler Trucks distributes its trucks (Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, FUSO, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses and BharatBenz). The vans of the Mercedes-Benz Vans segment are sold under the brand name Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner. Daimler Buses sells completely built-up buses (Mercedes-Benz and Setra). The Daimler Financial Services division supports sales of Co.'s automotive brands.

Dassault Aviation S.A.

Dassault Aviation is a player in the civil and military aviation industry. Co. designs, manufactures and sells combat aircraft under the names Rafale, Mirage 2000, nEUROn and executive jets under the name Falcon (Falcon 7X, Falcon 900LX, Falcon 2000LX) and business jets. Co. produces combat aircraft. Rafale is a fighter aircraft with a "delta-canard" configuration. Mirage 2000 is a combat aircraft operated in environments ranging from deserts to tropical forests. nEUROn is an unmanned combat aircraft vehicle demonstrator. Falcon is used for passenger transportation by entrepreneurs, executives of companies and governments. Co. also offers maintenance services, follow up and repair services.

Dassault Systemes S.A.

Dassault Systemes provides software products & consulting services. Co.'s software applications allow businesses to digitally define, simulate products, the processes & resources required to manufacture, maintain & recycle them. Co. also provides services, principally to large customers. These services comprise mainly consulting services in methodology for design, deployment & support, training services & engineering services. Co.'s activities can be divided into two segments: the PLM market supports product development, production, maintenance & lifecycle management; & the Mainstream 3D market, which is primarily focused on product design.

Gecina

Gecina is a rental real estate company. Co.'s purpose is to operate individual rental properties or group of properties located mainly in France. Co.'s properties include commercial assets (offices and retail outlets), residential assets, logistics assets, hotels and healthcare facilities. Co. is organized around two main sectors and one ancillary segment: Economic sector comprising the commercial segment (offices and retail outlets), the portfolio of logistics properties and of hotel buildings; Demographic sector comprising traditional residential units (housing units property holding), portfolio of students residences and of healthcare facilities; Ancilary segment of real estate services.

Getlink

Getlink SE Formerly known as Getlink. Getlink SE, formerly known as Groupe Eurotunnel SE, is a France-based company, which brings together a group of companies active in the fields of infrastructure management and transport operations. Its various entities share the attention to quality and customer service, with priority given to safety. The Company manages and operates the Channel Tunnel between the United Kingdom and France and its railway infrastructure. The Company is also engaged in the passenger and freight transport between continental Europe and the United Kingdom. In addition, it provides ferry transport through the Channel. Getlink SE has direct and indirect stakes in a number of companies, including The Channel Tunnel Group Limited, France Manche SA and Europorte SAS, among others.

Metro

Metro AG, formerly Metro Wholesale & Food Specialist AG, is a Germany-based international wholesale and food service business group and dedicated food specialist with a customer base in wholesale in approximately 35 countries in Europe and Asia. The Company business is carried out by two operating segments: the METRO Wholesale segment and the Real segment. The Company operates also as a retailer in the hypermarket segment of German grocery retail market. The Company operates internationally under brands METRO and Real. The Company operates approximately 751 warehouses in 25 countries and approximately 79 delivery depots. The Company also provides foodservice distribution via Classic Fine Foods group, Rungis Express group and Pro a Pro group.

Pernod Ricard S.A.

Pernod Ricard produces and distributes wines and spirits. Co. produces aniseed products, vodka, whisky, cognac, rum, gin, liqueurs, champagnes and wines. Co.'s activity is organized around families of products built around brands. Its brands portfolio includes: ABSOLUT vodka, Ricard pastis, Ballantine's, Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater gin, Kahlua and Malibu liqueurs, Mumm and Perrier-Jouet champagnes as well as Jacob's Creek and Brancott Estate wines. Co. is structured into four segments constituted by the following geographic regions: France, Europe (excluding France), Americas, Asia/Rest of the World.

Publicis Groupe S.A.,

Publicis is holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged in marketing, communication and digital transformation. Co. designs a customized package of services to meet each client's particular needs through a holistic and global approach. In addition, Co. provides financial markets with information concerning the relative size of each of the different business sectors for the sole purpose of allowing sector comparisons. Co.'s principal activities comprise four main categories: Digital, Advertising, Specialized Agencies and Marketing Services (SAMS) and Media.

Repsol

Repsol is an oil and gas company. Co. is engaged in all the activities relating to the oil and gas industry, including exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas, transportation of oil products, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and natural gas, refining, the production of a wide range of oil products and the retailing of oil products, oil derivatives, petrochemicals, LPG and natural gas, as well as the generation, transportation, distribution and supply of electricity. Co. operates in more than 40 countries. Co.'s operations are divided into four segments: Upstream, Downstream, LNG and Gas Natural Fenosa.

Roche Holding AG Part. Cert.

Roche Holding is a healthcare company. Co. operates in two Divisions, Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Co.'s pharmaceuticals division is comprised of two business segments Roche Pharmaceuticals and Chugai. Co.'s pharmaceuticals division provides therapies including Cotellic, in combination with Zelboraf for advanced melanoma, and Alecensa for a specific type of lung cancer. Co.'s diagnostics division consists of four business areas: Diabetes Care, Molecular Diagnostics, Professional Diagnostics and Tissue Diagnostics. Co.'s diagnostics division provides in vitro diagnostic tests, used by healthcare providers to screen, diagnose and monitor therapies.

Schindler Holding AG Part.Cert.

Schindler Holding is a holding company. Co. through its subsidiaries is engaged in the production of escalators, elevators and moving walks. Co. operates globally in one main division: Elevators and Escalators. The Elevators and Escalators division provides a range of elevators for different applications, including freight and special elevators, high-rise elevators, residential elevators and commercial elevators. Co. also provides commercial and public transport escalators and inclined and horizontal moving walks.

Scor S.A.

SCOR is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged mainly in reinsurance. Its customers are insurers and large corporations. Co. is engaged in life reinsurance through SCOR Global Life SE and non-life reinsurance through SCOR Global P&C SE. In the life reinsurance business, Co. offers reinsurance for individual and group life insurance, long-term care, substandard risks, critical illness and financing products. The non-life reinsurance business comprises traditional reinsurance business; Treaty, Business Solutions, and Specialty Lines. In addition, Co. through SCOR Global Investments SE, manages, directly or indirectly its global investment portfolio.

SEB S.A.,

SEB is engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of cookware and small household appliances such as pressure cookers, irons, coffeemakers, deep fryers, toasters, kitchen utensils, breadmakers, mixers, blenders, bathroom scales, vacuum cleaners, fans, heaters, air conditioners and food processors. Co.'s products fall into eight categories: Home comfort, Home care, Food preparation, Linen care, Personal care business, Cookware, Electrical cooking and Beverage preparation. Co.'s brands are All-Clad, Krups, Lagostina, Moulinex, Rowenta, Tefal, Calor/Seb, T-fal/Mirro/WearEver/AirBake/Regal, Arno/ Panex//Rochedo/Penedo/Clock/Samurai/Imusa/Umco, Supor, AsiaVina and Maharaja Whiteline.

STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics is a global independent semiconductor company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of semiconductor integrated circuits (“ICs”) and discrete devices. Co. offers a diversified product portfolio and develops products for a wide range of market applications, including automotive products, computer peripherals, telecommunications systems, consumer products, industrial automation and control systems. Within its diversified portfolio, Co. is focused on developing products that leverage its technological strengths in creating customized, system-level solutions with digital and mixed-signal content.

Thales S.A.

Thales is an electronics and systems group, serving defense, aeronautics, transport, space and security markets. Co.'s operations can be divided into four operating segments: Aerospace (Avionics, Space), Transportation (Ground Transport Systems), Defence & Security (Secure Communications & Information Systems Land and Air Systems, Defence Mission Systems), and DCNS. Co. designs and delivers systems for all four environments: air, land, sea and space. These systems detect and assess threats, manage information, support command decisions and control engagements through to threat neutralization. Co. is active in ground transportation; air transport; navigation systems.

Unilever N.V.

Unilever is engaged in the supply of consumer goods in foods, household care and personal products. Co.'s activities are carried out through four categories: Personal Care, sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products; Home Care, sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products; Foods, sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads; and Refreshment, sales of ice cream and tea-based beverages. Co.'s products are sold in over 190 countries around the world.

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Antoine Boivin-Champeaux

Yan Derocles

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