Report
Jean-François Granjon

ODDO BHF Small & MIDCAP MORNING NEWS - 07/29/2020

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Underlyings
AMS AG

AMS provides advanced sensor and analog solutions for high value and emerging markets. Co.'s markets include Consumer and Communications and Industrial, Medical, Automotive. Co. delivers a broad range of innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics and communication device manufacturers including intelligent light sensors, MEMS microphone ICs, NFC solutions, active noise-cancelling ICs and ultra-low power management solutions. Co. offers customized, application-specific integrated circuits and standard solutions for a broad range of industrial applications including automation and control, position sensors, building automation, security and high-resolution seismic analysis.

Aperam S.A.

APERAM is a stainless and specialty steel producer. Co. produces a range of stainless steel products and products including electrical steel (grain oriented, non-grain oriented, and non-grain oriented semi-processed steel), nickel alloys and specialties. Co. sells its products to customers on three continents in over 40 countries, including aerospace, automotive, catering, construction, household appliances and electrical engineering, industrial processes, medical, and oil & gas industries. Co. manages its business according to three operating segments: Stainless and Electrical Steel; Services and Solutions; and Alloys and Specialties.

ASM International N.V.

ASM International is an equipment supplier mainly to the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Co. designs, manufactures and sells equipment and services to its customers for the production of semiconductor devices, or integrated circuits. Co.'s front-end segment manufactures and sells equipment used in wafer processing, encompassing the fabrication steps in which silicon wafers are layered with semiconductor devices. Co.'s back-end segment manufactures and sells equipment and materials used in assembly and packaging, encompassing the processes in which silicon wafers are separated into individual circuits and subsequently assembled, packaged and tested.

Cegedim S.A.

Cegedim is a technology and services company. Co. supplies services, IT tools, specialized software, information flow and database management services to healthcare industries, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare professionals and insurance companies. Co.'s operations can be divided into three sectors: CRM and Strategic Data (optimizing marketing and sales strategies, namely through tools and databases for managing sales forces, returns on investment, market or prescriber studies); Healthcare Professionals (software publishing with availability of promotional information) and Insurance and Services (software publishing and management of healthcare reimbursement flows).

CGG
CGG

CGG is a global participant in the geophysical seismic industry. Co. manufactures geophysical equipment and provides marine, land, and airborne data acquisition services. Co. also provides geosciences services, including data imaging, seismic data characterization, geosciences and petroleum engineering consulting services, and collecting, developing and licensing geological data. Co.'s clients are in oil and gas exploration and production industies. Co. divides its activities into four segments: Equipment, Contractual Data Acquisition, Geology, Geophysics and Reservoir (GGR), and Non-Operated Resources, including eight business lines, six Corporate functions, and four Group Departments.

ECA S.A.

ECA Sa. ECA SA is a France-based company which designs and delivers robotic equipment and intelligent solutions for both civil and military application. The Company offers vehicles and crafts for detection, inspection and destruction of mines, inspection systems for nuclear power plants, control and command systems, as well as ground and land robots for anti-terrorist missions and others. ECA SA is split into three divisions: Robotics and Integrated Systems, Simulation and Aeronautics. The Company has several subsidiaries, including, ECA CSIP, ECA CNAI, ECA Faros and ECA Sindel, among others. As of December 31, 2011, ECA SA was 56.4%-owned by Groupe Gorge.

Ekinops SA

Ekinops SA. Ekinops SA is a France-based company engaged in the provision of optical transport solutions for service providers and private networks. The Company develops optical aggregation and transportation sub-systems for metropolitan and long-distance networks. Its products include switching, routing and multi-protocol solutions; optical amplifiers, optical filters, as well as optical protection units, among others. Its system can be configured through a software download to manage the aggregation of multiprotocol services through integration of systems and functionalities, allowing systems to be used through a single protocol. Ekinops operates a network of business offices in Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Europcar Mobility Group

Europcar Groupe SA is part of the mobility sector as a handler in rental vehicles. Co.'s objective is to provide the mobility solution that meets its customers' needs in a market where expectations are constantly changing. Co. offers mobility solutions extending from short-term vehicle rental, via its three main brands, Europcar®, Ubeeqo® and InterRent®, and chauffeur services to car-sharing and a platform offering mobility services. Ubeeqo, a specialist in car-sharing, and E-Car Club, a car-sharing start-up offering an entire fleet of electric vehicles in the United Kingdom, have broadened Co.'s mobility offer through its subsidiary, Europcar Lab.

Exel Industries

EXEL Industries designs and manufactures precision spraying equipment that it markets to three markets: farming, industry and consumers. Co. organizes its operations into two divisions: Plant Protection (manufactures professional, semi-professional and consumer agricultural spraying equipment for plant protection; plant health products sprayed include herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, liquid fertilizers and other products) and Material Protection (supply of material protection products in two different areas: paint and viscous industrial product application equipment; and elimination of dust and odors).

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 Gorge

Groupe Gorge is a holding company engaged in three areas of operation: Smart Safety Systems (develops Smart Safety Systems designed to operate in hostile and constrained environments for civil and defense sectors); Protection in Nuclear Environments (protection solutions in nuclear environments: shielding by partition systems in nuclear power stations & protection against radiation for staff working in nuclear environments); and Industrial Project Services (industrial projects and maintenance, creating production tools and turnkey operation areas, projects and services in industrial robotics, iron works, automation, 3D printer offerings, electricity and fire fighting systems).

M6-Metropole Television S.A.

Co. is engaged in the media industry, primarily television edition & broadcasting. Co.'s operations can be divided into three segments. In the Free-to-Air segment, Co. operates a Free-to-Air terrestrial TV network, financed exclusively by advertising. In the Digital TV segment, Co. broadcasts many digital channels. In the Diversification & audiovisual rights segment, Co. purchases audiovisual rights. Co. is also engaged in distance-selling business, allows viewers to play an active role in the unfolding of programs proposed to them, develops mobile phone content; publishes a family of websites, organizes events & shows, & manages football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux.

Maisons du Monde

Maisons du Monde offers a range of decoration and furnishing items in a variety of styles and themes. At end-2016, Co. operated a network of 288 stores in seven countries, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and Switzerland. It also operates an e-commerce platform available in 11 countries. Co.'s product offering contains approximately 16,000 stock-keeping units available in a range of prices. The offer falls into two categories: decorative products, such as household textiles, tableware and kitchenware, mirrors and picture; and furniture, such as beds, tables, chairs, armchairs and sofas, cupboards, bookshelves, junior furniture and outdoor furniture.

Melexis N.V.

Melexis designs, develops, tests and markets advanced integrated circuits primarily for the automotive industry. Co. sells its products to a wide customer base in the automotive, medical and industrial markets in Europe, Asia and North America. Co.'s main products are Hall effect ICs, Pressure and Acceleration Sensors, Sensor Interface ICs, Automotive Systems-on-a-Chip, Embedded Microcontrollers, Bus System Chips, Optical and Infrared sensors. In each case the products are primarily developed for automotive applications and designated lead customers with subsequent use in commercial and industrial applications.

Neoen S.A.

Neoen SA Formerly known as Neoen Sas. Neoen SAS is a France-based company specialized in the renewable energy sector. The Company operates, finances and develops a number of power plants from a variety of energy sources, including Solar, wind and Biomass. Its portfolio of power plants includes providencia, ombrineo, degrussa, cestas, ygos, luxey, geloux, seixal, cabrela, coruche, hornsdale I, bussy-lettree, raucourt II, villacerf, bais et trans, reclainville, chapelle vallon and la montagne. Apart from France, the Company is present in many other countries such as Portugal, Australia, Australia, Jordan, Zambia, Mozambique, Argentina, Jamaica, Mexico, Egypt and El Salvador, among others.

Nexans

Nexans offers cables and cabling systems for the Infrastructure, Industry, Building and Local Area Network markets. Co.'s offering covers the research, design, manufacturing, installation, training, and network supervision and control. Co. operates under three segments: Energy (power cables for energy infrastructures, special cables for industry, and equipment cables for the building market), Telecom (cables for private telecommunications networks, junction components for telecommunications network cables, and copper and optical fiber cables for public telecommunications networks) and Electrical wires (wirerods, electrical wires and winding wires production operations).

Nexity S.A.

Nexity in an integrated real estate group based in France. Co. operates in all areas of real estate development and services (residential real estate, commercial real estate, real estate services to individuals and real estate services to companies, distribution networks and client relations, major urban projects). Co. maintains a market presence across all industry cycles (short, medium and long). Co. serves three types of clients: individuals, companies and investors, and local authorities. Co.'s activities are conducted around four primary divisions: Residential real estate, Commercial real estate, Services and Distribution Networks, and Other activities.

Prodways Group SA

Prodways Group SA. Prodways Group SA is a France-based company engaged in the industrial machinery sector. The Company focuses its activities on the industrial three-dimensional (3D) printing market and more specifically on ''rapid manufacturing'' 3D printing for industrial series production. The Company designs, manufactures and sells products for various industries, including automotive, dental, molding, medical, jewelry and luxury, aerospace and defense, architectural and design, consumer products and academic and research. It offers its customers multi-technology, multi-application industrial solutions, 3D printing systems and a wide range of composite, hybrid and powder products. In addition, it also develops its own manufacturing for the podiatry (orthopaedic soles) and dentistry (orthodontic pieces and dental trays) markets that is sold directly to healthcare professionals. It operates through Avenao Industrie and Interson-Protac.

Saipem

Saipem is a global contractor with local presence in Africa, Central Asia, America, the Middle East and South East Asia. Co. provides engineering, procurement, construction and installation services; and engineering, procurement and construction services to the oil and gas industry, both onshore and offshore, with a focus on projects, including activities in remote areas, in deep waters and on projects that involve difficult gas or crude supplies.

Seche Environnement S.A.

Seche Environnement offers environmental management solutions for industrial clients or local authorities. Co. operates waste treatment and recovery facilities and develops tools to produce energy from waste. Co. also collects and sorts all types of waste, whether household or industrial, hazardous or non-hazardous. For local authorities, Co. manages household waste and other environmental concerns. Co. is engaged in thermal treatment, storage, methanization of household waste and production of alternative fuels. For industrial clients, Co. has developed products and services for handling industrial waste from waste production sites to elimination facilities.

Serge Ferrari Group SAS

Sergeferrari Group SAS. Sergeferrari Group SAS is a France-based company, which produces flexible composite materials. It designs and produces such products as performance building materials (tensile architecture, bioclimatic facade, solar protection and acoustic solutions), advanced materials (modular structures, agro-energy and environmental protection) and design & outdoor materials (yachting protection, contract and outdoor furniture, awnings and canopies, visual communication and ecolodge). Beyond products, Sergeferrari Group SAS is also committed to providing support to its customers, skilled technical resources supporting customers, application advice aiming at specified sales and suitable technical documents, by providing training to customers. It operates through Giofex.

SMCP

SMCP is engaged in the apparel and accessories retail market. Co.'s products are sold through a network of points of sale and websites. Co.'s product range is composed of on-trend and quality womenswear, menswear and accessories. Co.'s three brands can be characterized as follows: Sandro, targeted at sophisticated and self-confident women with a sleek, cool sense of style and a Parisian nonchalance; Maje, a bohemian chic positioning, targeting a feminine and young-at-heart and joie de vivre clientele and Claudie Pierlot, characterized as Parisian-preppy, wise and with a rebel touch. Claudie Pierlot is focused on a timeless, effortless style.

Societe BIC

Societe BIC designs, manufactures and distributes the following consumer products: stationery products, lighters, shavers, and other products. Its stationery products include writing instruments such as ball pens, felt pens, mechanical pencils; marking instruments; coloring and drawing instruments; correction instruments and glues. Co.'s stationery products are sold under the BIC® Kids, Tipp-Ex®, Wite-Out®, Sheaffer® and PIMACO® brands. Its other products segment includes promotional products including notebooks, key rings, magnets, and drinkware; Sport sales (surfboards, windsurf boards, kayaks and sailboats); adhesive labels and adhesive raw materials.

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.

Solocal

Solocal Group SA. Solocal Group SA is a France-based company, which is engaged in local online communication. The Company provides digital content, advertising solutions and transactional services that connect people with local businesses. Solocal Group SA operates in France, Spain, Austria and the United Kingdom and supports the online development of SMB and client accounts, mainly through its four flagship brands: PagesJaunes (engaged in local advertising and information on the Internet and in mobile and print media), Mappy (a portal of services relating to travel: maps, journey planners, local area information searches, before and during the journey), Ooreka (a database of content with practical guides, tutorials, among others, written by such specialists as notaries, lawyers, doctors, electricians and gardeners, among others.

Solutions 30

Solutions 30 SE is a France-based company that specializes in information technology (IT) repair services for individual and business clients. Its activity is divided into five key fields, such as IT-Telecom, Energy, Audiovisual, Piont of services and Security. Solutions 30 SE has a network of locally based teams throughout France that provide on-site IT assistance either at home or in the workplace. The Company is also present in Italy. Solutions 30 SE operates through Telima Mediterranee, Telima Ile de France, Mulot Assistance, Telima Reims Family, Telima Mediterranee Family, Mixnet, B&F GmbH in Germany, Connecting Cable GmbH and Vodafone Kabel Deutschland Field Services Gmbh, among others.

SPIE SA

Spie is a provider of electrical engineering and IT services and an infrastructure and building contractor. Co. helps to design, finance, manage and implement an array of projects ranging from high-speed TGV and conventional rail lines to metros and light rail systems. In addition, Co. offers telecom and information network services. Through the Commercial Segment, Co. is engaged in construction and renovation projects. Co. also offers wired building services as well as multi-disciplinary industrial maintenance and facilities management solutions.

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.

Subsea 7 S.A.

Subsea 7 is a provider of seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. Co. provides products and services required for subsea field development, including project management, design and engineering, procurement, fabrication, survey, installation, and commissioning of production facilities on the seabed and the tie-back of these facilities to fixed or floating platforms or to the shore. Co. also provides products and capabilities to deliver full Life of Field services to its clients. Through its i-Tech Division, Co. provides remotely operated vehicles and tooling services to support exploration, production and drilling activities.

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.

Television Francaise 1 S.A.

Television Francaise 1 is a French general-interest television channel. Co. is an integrated communications group. Its activities cover the whole of the audiovisual industry: upstream in production, acquisition and sale of audiovisual rights and also in distribution of feature films to cinemas; downstream in sale of advertising space, and publishing and distribution of DVDs and music CDs. Co. is also engaged in home-shopping TV with Teleshopping, and pay-TV market. In addition, Co. produces multimedia content. Its activities can be divided into four sectors: Broadcasting France, Broadcasting International, Audiovisual Rights and Other Activities.

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