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Spectrum ASA (SPU) - 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.HighlightsSpectrum ASA (Spectrum) is a provider of multi-client seismic data and data imaging services to the global oil and gas industry. The company’s Multi-Client library includes 2D seismic data covering major oil and gas producing regions of the world. Its library also includes 3D seismic data from the East Mediterranean area, the North Sea and Brazil. The company integrates seismic interpretation with well data and remote sensing information. Its seismic imaging services include 3D and 2D services in both the time and depth domain, for customers worldwide. The company has offices in the US, Norway, the UK, Brazil, Australia, Indonesia and Singapore. Spectrum is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.Spectrum ASA Key Recent DevelopmentsOct 09, 2015: Spectrum: Q3 2015 UpdateSep 07, 2015: Spectrum Signs Seismic Data Agreement To Kick-Start Oil Exploration Offshore SomaliaSep 05, 2015: Somalia Government Signs Agreement With Spectrum For Offshore 2D Seismic DataJul 03, 2015: Spectrum: Approved Prospectus, Operational Update And Subsequent OfferingJul 01, 2015: Spectrum: Mexico Seismic Acquisition In Cooperation With PGS And SchlumbergerKey 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 company’s 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 company’s 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 6Spectrum ASA - Key Facts 6Spectrum ASA - Key Employees 7Spectrum ASA - Key Employee Biographies 8Spectrum ASA - Major Products and Services 9Spectrum ASA - History 10Spectrum ASA - Company Statement 13Spectrum ASA - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 – Company Analysis 16Spectrum ASA - Business Description 16Spectrum ASA - Corporate Strategy 17Spectrum ASA - SWOT Analysis 18SWOT Analysis - Overview 18Spectrum ASA - Strengths 18Strength - Asset-Light Business Model 18Strength - Latest Data - Multi-Client Library 18Strength - Market Leading Multi-Client 2D Seismic Library 18Strength - Increasing Net Working Capital 18Spectrum ASA - Weaknesses 19Weakness - Limited Market Presence: 3D Multi-Client Data 19Spectrum ASA - Opportunities 20Opportunity - Cooperation with Schlumberger 20Opportunity - Acquisition of Fugro’s Multi Client Library 20Opportunity - Upstream Investment Outlook: Middle East 20Spectrum ASA - Threats 21Threat - Lower Oil Price Scenario 21Threat - Declining Upstream CAPEX: North America 21Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 21Spectrum ASA - Key Competitors 22Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24Performance Chart 26Financial Performance 26Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 29Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Spectrum ASA, Recent Deals Summary 31Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 32Oct 09, 2015: Spectrum: Q3 2015 Update 32Sep 07, 2015: Spectrum Signs Seismic Data Agreement To Kick-Start Oil Exploration Offshore Somalia 33Sep 05, 2015: Somalia Government Signs Agreement With Spectrum For Offshore 2D Seismic Data 34Jul 03, 2015: Spectrum: Approved Prospectus, Operational Update And Subsequent Offering 35Jul 01, 2015: Spectrum: Mexico Seismic Acquisition In Cooperation With PGS And Schlumberger 36Jul 01, 2015: Spectrum Deal Creates The World’s Largest Collection Of 2D Seismic Data 37Jun 30, 2015: Fugro: Non-Exclusive Multi-Client Data And Products 38Jun 11, 2015: Spectrum And Schlumberger Commence 2D Multi-Client Survey Offshore Mexico 39May 19, 2015: Spectrum: Cooperation Agreement With Schlumberger To Jointly Aquire And Process Spectrum's Offshore Mexico 2D Program 40Apr 24, 2015: Spectrum: First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 41Section 6 – Appendix 43Methodology 43Ratio Definitions 43About GlobalData 47Contact Us 47Disclaimer 48List of TablesSpectrum ASA, Key Facts 6Spectrum ASA, Key Employees 7Spectrum ASA, Key Employee Biographies 8Spectrum ASA, Major Products and Services 9Spectrum ASA, History 10Spectrum ASA, Subsidiaries 15Spectrum ASA, Key Competitors 22Spectrum ASA, Ratios based on current share price 23Spectrum ASA, Annual Ratios 24Spectrum ASA, Interim Ratios 27Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Spectrum ASA, Recent Deals Summary 31Currency Codes 43Units 43Capital Market Ratios 43Equity Ratios 44Profitability Ratios 44Cost Ratios 45Liquidity Ratios 46Leverage Ratios 46Efficiency Ratios 46List of FiguresSpectrum ASA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26Spectrum ASA, Ratio Charts 28Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30