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UPM-Kymmene Corporation (UPM1V) - 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.HighlightsUPM-Kymmene Corporation (UPM) is a biofore company, which integrates the bio and forest industries. It manufactures and supplies renewable and recyclable wood related products. The company focuses on building a sustainable future across six business areas, namely, Biorefining, Energy, Raflatac, Paper Asia, Paper ENA, Plywood and Other operations. Its product portfolio includes paper, energy, biofuels, pulp, forests and wood sourcing, timber, label materials, plywood and wood plastic composite. UPM operates production plants in 13 countries and distributes its products through global sales network. The company has presence with offices located in Germany, the UK, Finland, France, the US, Canada, China and other European and Asian countries. UPM is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.UPM-Kymmene Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsJul 28, 2015: Interim Report Q2/2015: UPM’s good progress continued in Q2, with higher profits year-on-yearDec 12, 2013: NIB finances renewable diesel refinery in FinlandKey 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 6UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Key Facts 6UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Key Employees 7UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Major Products and Services 9UPM-Kymmene Corporation - History 11UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Company Statement 17UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 19Head Office 19Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19Section 2 – Company Analysis 22UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Business Description 22UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Corporate Strategy 24UPM-Kymmene Corporation - SWOT Analysis 25SWOT Analysis - Overview 25UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Strengths 25Strength - Leading Market Position 25Strength - Versatile Business Operations 25Strength - Strong Research and Development Activities 25UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Weaknesses 26Weakness - Declined Performance: UPM Paper ENA 26Weakness - Declining Working Capital 26UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Opportunities 27Opportunity - Strategic Contracts 27Opportunity - Global Packaging Industry 27Opportunity - Strategic Business Initiatives 27UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Threats 28Threat - Highly Competitive Market 28Threat - Substitute Products 28Threat - Stringent Regulations 28UPM-Kymmene Corporation - Key Competitors 29Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 31Performance Chart 33Financial Performance 33Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 36UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 38Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 39Jul 28, 2015: Interim Report Q2/2015: UPM’s good progress continued in Q2, with higher profits year-on-year 39Oct 28, 2014: UPM achieves EUR 200 million profit improvement target ahead of schedule Net debt at lowest level in 15 years 41Aug 05, 2014: UPM-Kymmene Corporation: Interim Report Q2 2014 43Jul 30, 2014: UPM reports its environmental performance in EMAS 2013 statements 45Jul 10, 2014: UPM to become exclusive distributor of Domtar’s BioChoice lignin in Europe 46Apr 29, 2014: UPM’s strong Q1 shows momentum towards EUR 400 million profit improvement 47Section 6 – Appendix 49Methodology 49Ratio Definitions 49About GlobalData 53Contact Us 53Disclaimer 53List of TablesUPM-Kymmene Corporation, Key Facts 6UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Key Employees 7UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Major Products and Services 9UPM-Kymmene Corporation, History 11UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Other Locations 19UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Subsidiaries 20UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Key Competitors 29UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 30UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Annual Ratios 31UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Interim Ratios 34UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 38Currency Codes 49Capital Market Ratios 49Equity Ratios 50Profitability Ratios 50Cost Ratios 51Liquidity Ratios 51Leverage Ratios 52Efficiency Ratios 52List of FiguresUPM-Kymmene Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 33UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Ratio Charts 35UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37