Spark Infrastructure Group (SKI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 35 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Spark Infrastructure Group (SKI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Spark Infrastructure Group (Spark Infrastructure) is a utility infrastructure investment group. The company's main business is investing in regulated utility infrastructure, both within the country and overseas. It invests in electricity and gas distribution and transmission, regulated water and sewerage assets. The company owns 49% interest in three electricity distribution companies, namely, CitiPower, Powercor and SA Power Networks respectively and the remaining 51% is owned by CKI and Power Assets Holdings (PAH). CitiPower, which owns and operates the distribution network supplies electricity in Melbourne’s CBD and inner suburbs. SA Power manages South Australia’s electricity distribution network. Powercor is the distributor of electricity in Victoria. Spark Infrastructure is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

Spark Infrastructure Group Key Recent Developments

May 22, 2015: Spark Infrastructure: Retirement of Independent Director Ms Cheryl Bart
Apr 30, 2015: AER releases Draft Decision for SA Power Networks
Feb 23, 2015: Spark Infrastructure: Distribution growth of 4.3% expected for 2015
Aug 26, 2013: Delivering quality earnings and a growing asset base

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Spark Infrastructure Group - Key Facts 6
Spark Infrastructure Group - Key Employees 7
Spark Infrastructure Group - Key Employee Biographies 8
Spark Infrastructure Group - Major Products and Services 9
Spark Infrastructure Group - History 10
Spark Infrastructure Group - Locations And Subsidiaries 11
Head Office 11
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 11
Section 2 – Company Analysis 12
Spark Infrastructure Group - Business Description 12
Spark Infrastructure Group - Corporate Strategy 13
Spark Infrastructure Group - SWOT Analysis 14
SWOT Analysis - Overview 14
Spark Infrastructure Group - Strengths 14
Strength - Efficient Operational Assets 14
Strength - Domestic Market Position 14
Spark Infrastructure Group - Weaknesses 15
Weakness - Lack of Presence in Growth Markets 15
Weakness - Decline in Segment Revenues 15
Spark Infrastructure Group - Opportunities 16
Opportunity - Diversification of Portfolio 16
Opportunity - Business Initiatives 16
Opportunity - Increasing Natural Gas and Electricity Demand 16
Spark Infrastructure Group - Threats 17
Threat - Network Risks 17
Threat - Risk of Electricity Price Fluctuations 17
Threat - Weather Conditions and Seasonality of Business 17
Spark Infrastructure Group - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 20
Performance Chart 22
Financial Performance 22
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 24
Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 25
Spark Infrastructure Group, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 25
Spark Infrastructure Group, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 26
Spark Infrastructure Group, Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 28
May 22, 2015: Spark Infrastructure: Retirement of Independent Director Ms Cheryl Bart 28
Apr 30, 2015: AER releases Draft Decision for SA Power Networks 29
Feb 23, 2015: Spark Infrastructure: Distribution growth of 4.3% expected for 2015 30
Section 6 – Appendix 31
Methodology 31
Ratio Definitions 31
About GlobalData 35
Contact Us 35
Disclaimer 35

List of Tables

Spark Infrastructure Group, Key Facts 6
Spark Infrastructure Group, Key Employees 7
Spark Infrastructure Group, Key Employee Biographies 8
Spark Infrastructure Group, Major Products and Services 9
Spark Infrastructure Group, History 10
Spark Infrastructure Group, Other Locations 11
Spark Infrastructure Group, Key Competitors 18
Spark Infrastructure Group, Ratios based on current share price 19
Spark Infrastructure Group, Annual Ratios 20
Spark Infrastructure Group, Interim Ratios 23
Spark Infrastructure Group, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 25
Spark Infrastructure Group, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 26
Spark Infrastructure Group, Recent Deals Summary 27
Currency Codes 31
Capital Market Ratios 31
Equity Ratios 32
Profitability Ratios 32
Cost Ratios 33
Liquidity Ratios 33
Leverage Ratios 34
Efficiency Ratios 34

List of Figures

Spark Infrastructure Group, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 22
Spark Infrastructure Group, Ratio Charts 24
Spark Infrastructure Group, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 25
Spark Infrastructure Group, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 26


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