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Aker ASA (AKER) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys 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 companys operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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.HighlightsAker ASA (Aker) is an industrial investment company, which operates through in two areas, Industrial Holdings and Financial Investments. It invests mainly in energy, environment, fisheries and marine biotech, and finance. Its Industrial Holdings include Aker Solutions ASA, Det norske oljeselskap ASA, Akastor ASA, Ocean Yield AS, Aker BioMarine ASA, Kvaerner ASA and Havfisk ASA. The companys Financial Investments comprise Philly Shipyard, Norway Seafoods and Align. Aker promotes operational improvements, sector structural rationalization, optimal financing, mergers, acquisitions, and sales of business. It also invests in specialized funds managed by various management companies. It is a subsidiary of TRG Holding AS. Aker is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.Aker ASA Key Recent DevelopmentsJun 07, 2016: Solstad Offshore Announces Comprehensive New Financing PlanFeb 23, 2016: Aker Provides Fourth-Quarter Results 2015 With Net Asset Value Of NOK 20.9 BillionNov 18, 2015: Aker: Third-Quarter Results 2015 - Net Asset Value Of NOK 18.9 billionJul 17, 2015: Aker: Second-quarter Results 2015 - Net Asset Value Of NOK 21.0 BillionJul 16, 2015: Frank O. Reite Appointed CFO Of AkerKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the companys business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The companys core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in 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 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Aker ASA - Key Facts 6Aker ASA - Key Employees 7Aker ASA - Key Employee Biographies 8Aker ASA - Major Products and Services 9Aker ASA - Key Operational Summary 10Aker ASA - History 11Aker ASA - Company Statement 13Aker ASA - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Affiliate 18Section 2 Company Analysis 19Aker ASA - Business Description 19Aker ASA - Corporate Strategy 21Aker ASA - SWOT Analysis 22SWOT Analysis - Overview 22Aker ASA - Strengths 22Strength - Diversified Investment Portfolio 22Strength - Substantial Focus on Oil and Gas Sector 22Aker ASA - Weaknesses 23Weakness - Weak Financial Performance 23Aker ASA - Opportunities 24Opportunity - Major Developments 24Opportunity - Increasing Hydrocarbon Demand 24Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas 24Aker ASA - Threats 25Threat - Market Competition 25Threat - Fluctuations in Foreign Exchange Rates 25Threat - Volatility in Oil and Gas Prices 25Aker ASA - Key Competitors 26Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28Performance Chart 30Financial Performance 30Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32Section 4 Companys Oil & Gas, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 33Aker ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33Aker ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34Aker ASA, Recent Deals Summary 35Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 36Jun 07, 2016: Solstad Offshore Announces Comprehensive New Financing Plan 36Feb 23, 2016: Aker Provides Fourth-Quarter Results 2015 With Net Asset Value Of NOK 20.9 Billion 38Nov 18, 2015: Aker: Third-Quarter Results 2015 - Net Asset Value Of NOK 18.9 billion 45Jul 17, 2015: Aker: Second-quarter Results 2015 - Net Asset Value Of NOK 21.0 Billion 53Jul 16, 2015: Frank O. Reite Appointed CFO Of Aker 54May 13, 2015: Aker ASA: First-Quarter Results 2015 Net Asset Value Of NOK 19.1 Billion 55Section 6 Appendix 56Methodology 56Ratio Definitions 56About GlobalData 60Contact Us 60Disclaimer 60List of TablesAker ASA, Key Facts 6Aker ASA, Key Employees 7Aker ASA, Key Employee Biographies 8Aker ASA, Major Products and Services 9Aker ASA, Key Operational Summary 10Aker ASA, History 11Aker ASA, Subsidiaries 16Aker ASA, Affiliate 18Aker ASA, Key Competitors 26Aker ASA, Ratios based on current share price 27Aker ASA, Annual Ratios 28Aker ASA, Interim Ratios 31Aker ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33Aker ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34Aker ASA, Recent Deals Summary 35Currency Codes 56Units 56Capital Market Ratios 56Equity Ratios 57Profitability Ratios 57Cost Ratios 58Liquidity Ratios 58Leverage Ratios 59Efficiency Ratios 59List of FiguresAker ASA, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 30Aker ASA, Ratio Charts 32Aker ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 33Aker ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 34