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Alexandre Iatrides ...
  • Charles Lepetitpas
  • Florent Laroche-Joubert
  • Jean-François Granjon
  • Johanna Jourdain
  • Martial Descoutures
  • Matthias Desmarais
  • Nicolas David
  • Sebastien Malafosse
  • Virginie Rousseau

ODDO BHF SECURITIES MORNING NEWS – DETAILED COMMENTS 07/08/2020

We are initiating coverage of Phoenix with a Buy recommendation and a target price of 775 pence. Phoenix Group is the UK’s leading life and pension consolidator and is poised to finalise the acquisition of its main competitor, ReAssure, in the coming weeks. It boasts rigorous management of its capital, with significant cash generation and an attractive shareholder return. Cf. company report published today. - ...
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AKKA Technologies S.A.

Akka Technologies is an engineering and technology consultancy company. Co. bases its service around two areas which enable it to cover the full life cycle of a product: information and systems technology and engineering. Co.'s activities can be divided into six areas: Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Document Engineering, Industrial Information Technology and Embedded Systems, Information Systems and Consulting. Co. operates mainly in France, Belgium and Germany. Co also operates in Italy, Romania, Switzerland, Spain, England and Canada.

Assystem

Assystem SA. Assystem SA is a France-based company that is principally engaged in engineering and innovation consultancy. The Company offers solutions within a number of sectors, such as Aerospace, Defence, Energy, Nuclear, Life Sciences, Infrastructure, Automotive and Transport. The Company develops the infrastructural engineering and externalized R&D services. It's activities include managing infrastructural investments, from conception to dismantling; aerospace mechanical engineering, providing technical services to aerospace, engine and automotive manufacturers and technology & product engineering, providing services in transport, defense, product hardware and software development. The Company is present Europe, North America and Asia. The main shareholder of the Company is HDL Developpement SAS. It operates through Onyx Promavi, Batir Group, Edison Technical Recruitment Ltd, Radicon Gulf Consult, Engineering Partner Automotive Nordic AB and The Biotech Quality Group, among others.

Atos SE

Atos is an international information technology services company operating in 52 countries. Co.'s customers are sectors like Public Sector and Utilities, Telecoms and Media, Financial Services, Process Industries and Discrete Manufacturing and Consumer Products and Retail. Co. operates in seven geographical segments: Germany; France; Benelux and The Nordics; U.K. and Ireland; Atos Worldline; Central & Eastern Europe; North America; Iberia; and Other Countries. Co. delivers IT services through the following five segments: Managed Services, Systems Integration, Consulting, Worldline: ePayment Services, and Cloud & Enterprise Software.

Capgemini SE

Capgemini is a consulting and IT services provider. Co. works closely with technology partners at the cutting edge of innovation in major trends such as: Cloud, Big Data and mobility. Co. offers its clients skills in a variety of fields, such as digital transformation and digital customer experience, Cloud, Big Data, mobility, testing, cyber security, application management. In addition, Co. helps its clients enhance their performance and sharpen their competitive edge by offering them a range of skills grouped around four major businesses: Consulting Services through Capgemini Consulting, Technology Services (TS), Local Professional Services through Sogeti, and X Outsourcing Services (OS).

Covivio

Fonciere des Regions is a long-term real etaste investor with a focus on office assets. Co.'s portfolio includes investment properties and properties under development. Co. holds a range of real estate assets, to collect lease payments and benefit from appreciation in the assets held. Co.'s activities can be divided into five segments: Office Markets in France; Office Markets in Italy; Logistics; Business Premises; and Car Parks.

CS Group

CS Communication et Systemes is a contractor in the design, integration and operation of mission critical systems, and is focused on sectors such as: Defense, Space and Security (By combining information, systems interoperability and operations command, Co. leverages the deployment of mission-critical defense), Aeronautics (Co. conducts projects and develops and maintains technical information and real-time systems), Transportation (Co. offers solutions, spanning from roadside equipment to back-office systems, from integration to operation and maintenance support), and Energy and Industry (simulation, high performance computing, safety, risk management, and production data processing).

Devoteam S.A.

Devoteam is an Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) consulting group. Co. specializes in technologies of IT infrastructures, middleware and telecommunication networks. Co. covers the technical, organizational and financial aspects of its clients' projects. It is subdivided into two business line segments. The Technology Consulting segment handles the design and implementation of solutions. This segment operates in three areas: expertise, systems integration and outsourcing under the DVO and DVS brands. The Business Consulting segment can be defined as the provision of skills to companies and organizations, under the Devoteam Consulting brand.

Econocom Group

Econocom Group specializes in the management of IT and telecom infrastructures for businesses throughout Europe, U.S. and China. Co. designs and implements products and services for SMEs, corporations or public authorities. It operates through four complementary businesses: IT products and solutions, distributed infrastructures (outsourcing, maintenance and consulting), telecom services and administrative and financial management of ICT assets. Co.'s business segments are as follows: IT Financial Services; Managed Services; Products and Solutions; and Telecom Services.

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.

Groupe Alten

Alten is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. operates in three areas: Engineering and Technology Consulting (ETC), Telecoms Networks and Multimedia, and Information Systems (NTIS). Through the Engineering and Technology Consulting (ETC) segment, Co. studies and designs technology products for technical divisions in industry and telecoms. The Telecoms Networks and Multimedia segment focuses on Product design, Architecture, deployment, and operation of networks. Lastly, the IT systems segment comprises Applications and software development, and Infrastructure and Telecoms (Applications, systems and networks Corporate telecommunications).

Groupe Open

Groupe Open distributes and installs computer servers. Co. also provides associated computer technology services such as web integration and design, production and implementation of interactive information systems for companies.

Icade

Icade is a property developer/real estate investment trust (REIT). Co. offers its clients and business partners a range of complementary products and expertise in the development, design, contracting, marketing, and administrative and technical management of their properties. Co.'s activities are segmented into three divisions: Property Investment, Property Development, and Services. Property Investment focuses especially energy, water, waste and carbon comprises significant properties; Property Development targets properties and operations whose service orders were launched during the year, and Services division manages office buildings and housing units on behalf of third parties.

Iliad S.A.

Iliad is an operator in the French internet access & telecommunications markets. Co. divides its operations into three business segments: Broadband, Traditional Telephony, and Retail Telecom. Broadband includes Internet service provider operations, hosting services, user assistance operations & operations related to the rollout of the FTTH (fiber-to-the-home) network. Traditional Telephony includes switched landline telephony (One.Tel and Iliad Telecom), directory services (mainly the ANNU reverse look-up directory accessible by Minitel, telephone, Internet and SMS text messaging) and e-commerce operations (Assunet.com). Retail Telecom offers various mobile phones & services to customers.

Indra Sistemas S.A.

Indra Sistemas is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, assembly, repair, and installation of computer software and applications. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged in consulting, graphic design and multimedia, web design and marketing, internet development and electronic trade, systems integration and hosting geared business to business and business to consumer, as well as in internet financing and electronic marketing. Co. serves defense and security, transport and traffic, energy and industry, telecom and media, finance and insurance, and public administration and healthcare markets. Co. operates primarily in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

Inmobiliaria Colonial S.A.

Inmobiliaria Colonial SOCIMI is engaged in the acquisition, construction, sale, disposal and lease of real estate and related activities, including car garages and parking lots, and the administration and management of real estate properties and land.

Reply

Reply is engaged in the provision of consulting, system integration and digital services, dedicated to the creation, design and implementation of solutions based on new communication channels and digital media. Co. is consisting of a network of specialist companies, supports European industries belonging to the Telco & Media, Manufacturing & Retail, Bank & Insurances and Public Administration segments, in defining and developing new business models utilizing Big Data, Cloud Computing, CRM, Mobile, Social Media and Internet of Things paradigms.

Sanofi

Sanofi is an integrated, global healthcare company focused on patient needs and engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of healthcare products. Two segments make up Co.'s business: Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines. The Pharmaceuticals segment covers research, development, production and marketing of medicines, consisting of flagship products, plus a broad range of prescription medicines, generic medicines, and consumer health products. The Vaccines segment includes research, development, production and marketing of vaccines in five areas: pediatric vaccines, influenza vaccines, adult and adolescent booster vaccines, meningitis vaccines, and travel and endemic vaccines.

Societe Fonciere Lyonnaise S.A.

Societe Fonciere Lyonnaise purchases, renovates, develops, and manages urban properties in a real estate portfolio located primarily in Paris, France. Co. divides its operation into two segments: Property rental services & Sales. Co.'s geographic segments comprise: Paris Central Business District, comprising the Golden Triangle and the Financial District, spanning parts of the 1st, 2nd, 9th, 8th, 16th and 17th arrondissements of Paris; Western Crescent, located West of Paris on the other side of the Boulevard P?riph?rique ring-road, comprising Neuilly, Boulogne, Issy-les-Moulineaux and Levallois; and Others corresponding to the rest of Paris, outside the Central Business District.

Sodexo

Sodexo is a services company which partners with companies, institutions and local authorities. Co. designs, manages and delivers Quality of Life services. Co.'s offers are: On-Site Service Solutions (Co.'s services are: Corporate, Defense, Justice Services, Remote sites, Health Care, Seniors, Education and Sports and Leisure), Benefits and Rewards Services Solutions (Co.'s offers focus on the following services: recruit and retain employees and increase their motivation; mobilize teams around quantitative or qualitative objectives; ensure delivery of Public Benefits), and Personal and Home Services (services in childcare; tutoring and adult education; concierge services and senior care).

Sopra Steria Group

Sopra Steria Group is a global player in IT services, with operations in consulting, software development, and integration. In addition to France, Co. operates in the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and Belgium, assisting its clients in managing the transformation of their businesses and information systems. Co. divides its operation into three categories: Consulting, Systems and Solutions Integration, and Software Development; which it spreads among eight major verticals: Financial Services, Insurance and Social Welfare, Public Sector, Telecom Operators, Aerospace and Defense, Energy, Transport and Courier Services, and Retail.

SQLI

SQLI SA is a France-based company that specializes in the design and creation of Information Technology (IT) systems. The Company specializes in implementing information systems based on new technologies. It operates in Business Information Systems sector, Digital Enterprise sector, E-commerce division, Communication and Organisation and management divisions. SQLI SA works with its clients from the consulting stage, through the design and installation processes, to the training and monitoring phase. The Company operates a network of offices in France, Benelux, Switzerland, Morocco and Canada, among others. It operates through brands: Wax Interactive and SQLI Enterprise. The Company has such subsidiaries as LSF Interactive, digital agency of marketing and communication, InventCommerce Ltd, a London-based Internet service provider and Star Republic, among others.

Sword Group

Sword Group is a service company specializing in computer engineering, offering consulting and integration services to its customers. Co. is engagedin the implementation of innovative solutions that meet the strategic needs of its clients and adaptation requirements of their information systems. Co.'s business covers three main areas: IT Service, Solutions and Communication Technologies. In addition, Co. also provides Government Risk Management (GRC) solutions to its customers in the industries of energy, transportation, healthcare, insurance, banking, telecommunications, and international and governmental organizations. Co. offers two product lines and four solutions.

TietoEvry

Tieto is an IT services company in the Nordics providing full lifecycle IT services. The reportable operating segments in service line dimension are Managed Services, which is an IT infrastructure and cloud provider that provides enterprise platform services and end user solutions; Consulting and System Integration, which provides consulting and system integration services, application management and transformation consulting; Industry Products, which provides industry-specific software products and productized solutions; and Product Development Services, which provides services in the field of communications and embedded technologies for a global customer base.

Verallia

Wavestone

Wavestone SA, formerly Solucom SA, is a France-based company active in the information technology (IT) sector. It provides infrastructure consultancy services in the fields of telecommunications and networks, Strategy & management, IT transformation, IT Governance, IT architecture and Security & risk management. The Company operates through subsidiaries: Arcome, which offers marketing and technological innovation services for global companies in the information technology industry; Idesys, offerring consultancy services in the management and governance fields; New'Arch, which provides consultancy services in technical architecture of information systems; KLC, which offers consultancy services in information system and industrial investments for corporate clients; Cosmosbay-Vectis that offers business development and transformation consulting, and Xceed Group Ltd, which provides computer related services, among others.

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Alexandre Iatrides

Charles Lepetitpas

Florent Laroche-Joubert

Jean-François Granjon

Johanna Jourdain

Martial Descoutures

Matthias Desmarais

Nicolas David

Sebastien Malafosse

Virginie Rousseau

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