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SummarySaft Groupe SA (Saft) is a manufacturer of advanced technology batteries. The company designs, develops and manufactures batteries using high end technology for defense and industrial applications. It offers products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors and end users. It serves the aviation, oil and gas, defense, professional electronics, energy storage and renewables, railways, industrial standby, space, marine, telecom, medical, utility metering, motive power, and vehicle markets. The company has presence in 18 countries and operates in Europe, Asia, South America, Russia and the US. Saft is headquartered in Bagnolet, France.
The company intends to expand its market reach by improving its existing products, developing new products and entering new markets. In line with this strategy, the company invested in developing lithium-ion technology products and recently launched Seanergy, a fully integrated range of lithium-ion battery modules developed to suit a wide variety of marine full-electric and hybrid electric applications.Saft Groupe SA (SAFT) - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive data and trend analysis of the company's Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), partnerships and financings. The report provides detailed information on Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, Venture Financing and Partnership transactions recorded by the company over a five year period. The report offers detailed comparative data on the number of deals and their value categorized into deal types, sub-sector and regions.GlobalData derived the data presented in this report from proprietary in-house Alternative Energy eTrack deals database, and primary and secondary research.Scope- Financial Deals - Analysis of the company's financial deals including Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, Venture Financing and Partnerships.- Deals by Year - Chart and table displaying information encompassing the number of deals and value reported by the company by year, for a five year period.- Deals by Type - Chart and table depicting information including the number of deals and value reported by the company by type such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offering etc.- Deals by Region - Chart and table presenting information on the number of deals and value reported by the company by region, which includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa and South and Central America.- Deals by Sub-sector - Chart and table showing information on the number of deals and value reported by the company, by sub-sector.- Major Deals - Information on the company's major financial deals. Each such deal has a brief summary, deal type, deal rationale; and deal financials and target Company’s (major public companies) key financial metrics and ratios.- Business Description - A brief description of the company's operations.- Key Employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Important Locations and Subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key centers of operation and subsidiaries of the company.- Key Competitors - A list of the key competitors of the company.- Key Recent Developments - A brief on recent news about the company.Reasons to BuyGet detailed information on the company's financial deals that enable you to understand the company's expansion/divestiture and fund requirements- The profile enables you to analyze the company's financial deals by region, by year, by business segments and by type, for a five year period.Understand the company's business segments' expansion / divestiture strategy- The profile presents deals from the company's core business segments' perspective to help you understand its corporate strategy.Access elaborate information on the company's recent financial deals that enable you to understand the key deals which have shaped the company- Detailed information on major recent deals includes a summary of each deal, deal type, deal rationale, deal financials and Target Company's key financial metrics and ratios.Equip yourself with detailed information about the company’s operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and key competitors.Stay up-to-date on the major developments affecting the company- Recent developments concerning the company presented in the profile help you track important events.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research- Key elements such as break up of deals into categories and information on detailed major deals are incorporated into the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note*: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 5List of Figures 6Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 11Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deal Details 12Partnerships 12Sol Chip Forms Partnership With Tadiran Batteries 12Saft Groupe Enters Into Joint Venture With Schneider Electric 13Saft Groupe Partners With ESMA 14Equity Offering 15Saft Groupe Completes Rights Offering Of US$176.7 Million 15Asset Transactions 17FinActive To Acquire Small Nickel Battery Business Of Saft 17Acquisition 18Johnson Controls Acquires Remaining Joint Venture Stake In Johnson Controls-Saft Advanced Power Solutions For US$145 Million 18Saft Groupe SA - Key Competitors 20Key Employees 21Locations And Subsidiaries 22Head Office 22Other Locations & Subsidiaries 22Recent Developments 25New Contracts 25Oct 13, 2015: Saft and Boeing renew satellite battery Long Term Agreement for lithium-ion 25Sep 15, 2015: Saft makes breakthrough into China’s fast growing industrial robotics sector with lithium battery order for STEP Electric Corporation 26Jul 28, 2015: Saft batteries to back up critical systems at trackside substations on the Haramain High Speed Railway in Saudi Arabia 27Jul 23, 2015: Langa Group selects Schneider Electric and Saft for two new solar power plants with energy storage in Corsica 28Jul 23, 2015: Saft wins over €20 million additional orders from Reliance Jio for lithium-ion battery systems for telecom base stations across India 29Jul 08, 2015: Saft Li-ion battery to power the ExoMars Rover as it searches for life on the red planet 30Jul 06, 2015: Saft Batteries Will Help Keep Bombardier Sifang Transportation’s Trains Running on Time on China’s High Speed Rail Services 31Jul 02, 2015: Saft wins a contract worth over €1m for onboard batteries on Alstom’s London Underground Northern Line metro trains 32Jun 22, 2015: Saft wins first contract with Imtech Marine to power new hybrid ferry owned by CMAL in Scotland 33Jun 15, 2015: Zodiac Aero Electric and Saft sign a contract at Paris Air Show to supply batteries for Russia’s Irkut MC-21 passenger jet aircraft 34Jun 15, 2015: Saft and JSC ISS – Russia’s largest commercial satellite company signed new framework contract for lithium-ion batteries at Paris Air Show 35Jun 08, 2015: Saft wins new Li-ion regenerative traction battery series production project for Siemens sustainable tram system in Qatar 36May 19, 2015: Saft selected as advanced Li-ion battery supplier to Lockheed Martin team for U.S. Armed Services Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Program 37May 11, 2015: Saft battery systems will help keep the UK’s pioneering Sheffield tram-trains running on time 38Apr 23, 2015: Saft receives new €7m order from Indian telecom operator Reliance Jio 39Apr 07, 2015: Saft wins battery backup project from Shanghai Electric Group for power plant expansion in Bangladesh 40Mar 26, 2015: Saft batteries make major breakthroughs in the Asian market for electricity meters 41Mar 25, 2015: Saft wins around 10 million dollar energy storage order for Qatar's Dukhan Oilfield 42Jan 21, 2015: Saft battery systems will ensure the smooth and reliable operation of Siemens’ driverless Klang Valley metro trains in Malaysia 43Dec 10, 2014: Saft wins multi-million euro contract from SATEE to supply onboard battery systems for Shanghai Metro Lines 3 and 4 44Oct 23, 2014: Saft megawatt scale Li-ion energy storage systems will support the world’s largest solar PV-diesel hybrid power plant in South America 46Sep 19, 2014: Saft to Deliver Third Li-ion Energy Storage System for California Utility 47Sep 03, 2014: Saft receives large order for the supply of aircraft batteries to Korea Aerospace Industries 48Feb 19, 2014: Saft delivers high-power Li-ion battery system to ECO-H Technologies, Inc. for Hybrid Power Management System 49Feb 19, 2014: Saft Awarded Contracts from Boeing Exceeding $20M for Li-ion Batteries to Power Geo Satellites 50Feb 19, 2014: Saft to Deliver Li-ion Battery Containers to Tri-Technic Inc. for Fort Hunter Liggett Energy Storage 51Operations Updates 52Jun 29, 2015: Saft batteries power Eurofyre’s innovative wireless fire detection and alarm equipment 52Jun 24, 2015: Alstom and Saft’s innovative energy storage goes live at EDF’s Concept Grid 53Jun 17, 2015: Saft demonstrates leadership in sustainable aviation for Climate Day at the Paris Air Show 54Jun 05, 2015: Saft confirms its leadership by delivering its 300,000th battery for aircraft 55Jun 01, 2015: Venteea: France's largest battery-based storage solution boosts wind power development and relieves pressure on power grid 56Jun 01, 2015: Saft leaders accept Brad Roberts Outstanding Industry Achievement Award at the Energy Storage Association (ESA) Annual Conference... 57Apr 29, 2015: Saft batteries store solar energy for high summit mountain lodge in the Alps 58Apr 23, 2015: Solid sales growth of 17.5% for the first quarter of 2015 59Apr 21, 2015: Saft's Li-ion system expertise delivers advanced power pack for Pixium Visions IRIS bionic vision system 60Apr 13, 2015: Saft and ENERCON’s megawatt-scale energy storage system to help Faroe Islands stabilize its grid while increasing wind power usage 61Mar 16, 2015: Reliable even at -35°C, Saft batteries will equip Alstom’s Stockholm commuter trains 62Dec 12, 2014: Saft batteries equip the new Airbus Helicopters EC175; 1st aircraft delivery on December 11th 63Dec 10, 2014: Saft Uptimax batteries backup critical systems at major CNOOC oil and gas projects in China 64Dec 10, 2014: Saft batteries will ensure all-weather reliability for new Lanxin line Bullet trains in Northwest China’s demanding operating conditions 65Dec 04, 2014: Saft on track for growth in Brazil’s rail sector with major battery contract for CAF’s suburban electric trains 66Nov 26, 2014: Saft Li-ion batteries boost autonomy for Airwave’s roof-top base stations in London 67Nov 12, 2014: Saft battery specially developed for CNES prepares ESA’s Philae Lander for Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet touchdown 68Oct 13, 2014: Saft wins Energy Storage North America innovation award for capturing energy from electric rail for grid use 69Oct 13, 2014: Saft’s state-of-art battery backup solutions ensure power continuity for Brazil’s fast growing telecoms sector 70Jan 20, 2014: Saft’s e6T Military Technology Selected for Evaluation in Commercial Use 71Financial Announcements 72Jul 23, 2015: H1 sales growth of 12.4%. Strong net income increase, up 44.7% at €30.1 million 72Mar 11, 2015: Ghislain Lescuyer Appointed Chairman Of The Management Board Of Saft 73Oct 23, 2014: Saft Announces Sales growth of 2.5% for the third quarter of 2014 74May 14, 2014: Saft Groupe SA: 2013 dividend payment 75Other Significant Developments 76Jun 10, 2015: This summer will see the first aviation technicians qualified by Saft to maintain Li-ion battery systems on-board Airbus A350 XWB... 76Jun 10, 2015: KACO new energy and Saft provide storage systems in the 10 kWh range 77Jun 09, 2015: Saft expands its Li-ion solar energy storage portfolio with new Intensium Home 10M system designed for prosumers 78May 19, 2015: Saft introduces Xcelion 6T: the lithium-ion drop-in replacement for lead-acid batteries 79May 11, 2015: For regenerative traction applications, Saft launches Ion-OnBoard Li-ion battery system at Railtex 2015 80May 05, 2015: New Saft battery approved for Bombardier Q400: nine times the flight maintenance interval 81Apr 10, 2015: Saft leads the way in lithium-ion energy storage for smart city and clean tech applications 82Mar 02, 2015: Saft’s improved Block battery range is perfectly adapted for stationary backup and engine starting applications 83Nov 04, 2014: Saft reinforces its leadership in advanced primary lithium cells 84Oct 27, 2014: Saft shows the latest Li-ion battery technologies for renewable energy storage and telecoms backup at Matelec 2014 85Oct 13, 2014: Saft batteries at APTA Expo, October 13-15, Houston, Texas 86Sep 30, 2014: Saft presents new 1.8 MW power capability delivered in a 20 foot container to meet the ramp rate challenges of renewable energy 88Appendix 89Methodology 89About GlobalData 89Contact Us 89Disclaimer 89List of TablesSaft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Key Facts, 2014 1Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9Saft Groupe SA, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 11Sol Chip Forms Partnership With Tadiran Batteries 12Saft Groupe Enters Into Joint Venture With Schneider Electric 13Saft Groupe Partners With ESMA 14Saft Groupe Completes Rights Offering Of US$176.7 Million 15FinActive To Acquire Small Nickel Battery Business Of Saft 17Johnson Controls Acquires Remaining Joint Venture Stake In Johnson Controls-Saft Advanced Power Solutions For US$145 Million 18Saft Groupe SA, Key Competitors 20Saft Groupe SA, Key Employees 21Saft Groupe SA, Other Locations 22Saft Groupe SA, Subsidiaries 22List of FiguresSaft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9Saft Groupe SA, Alternative Energy, Deals by Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10