Turnover: 1.52 billion EUR (2022)

Country: France

Beneteau is a French brand founded in 1884 and part of the Bénéteau Group. In 1982, Beneteau became the world's leading sailboat builder, and went public in 1984 to celebrate its 100th anniversary. In the 1990s, the company expanded to become the Bénéteau Group, with the acquisition of brands such as Jeanneau and Lagoon. Bénéteau also broadened its business and began building modular homes (mobile homes), with brands such as IRM and O'Hara.

In 2018, the Bénéteau Group has 27 production sites and 17 brands and services.

7500 employees

The major mobile-home manufacturer withdraws from this business in favor of the Trigano Group

News

Boating: Beneteau reaps the rewards of its transformation 28/03/2024

  • - Sales for fiscal 2023: 1.7 billion euros
  • - Sales growth: 18.3
  • - Increase in sailboat sales: 31
  • - 17% growth in large powerboat sales
  • - Day boating sales up 3% despite lower volumes delivered
  • - Rooted in the "new boating professions" :
    • - stakes in various boat rental companies and acquisition of the Wiziboat platform
    • - Seanapps application included in around 8,000 boats
    • - Partnership with Candela to invest in "flying boats

Beneteau: record year for yachting 23/03/2023

  • - Total sales: 1.5 billion euros
  • - Boat division sales: 1.25 billion euros
  • - Boat division growth: +20
  • - Housing division growth: +41%
  • - Operating income up: +61.5% to 155 million euros
  • - Operating margin in excess of 10%: 10.3
  • - Planned annual investment volume: 80-100 million euros
  • - Nearly 500 new hires planned
  • - Creation of 20 new models per year

The boating industry looks to 2023 with confidence 09/12/2022

  • Bénéteau sales to grow by 15% in 2022
  • Industry challenge: the ecological transition
  • two exceptional seasons and demand far outstripping production capacity
  • sales prices down 15-20% over the past year and a half
  • Luxury hotels launch superyachts

Boating: inflation brings down the fever 02/12/2022

  • Yacht production: 1.243 billion euros by 2020-2021
  • Due to a lack of new boats for sale, market prices rose by 20%
  • France exports nearly 80% of its production

Beneteau changes captain, but stays the course. 17/06/2022

  • Beneteau's main competitors are Sunseeker, Ferretti Group, Princess Yachts, Gulf Craft, Bertram Yachts and Overmarine
  • The group is financially solid: net income of 73 million euros on sales of 1.23 billion euros, and net cash on hand of 220 million euros

Financial Data

DUNS: 491372702

Legal Name: SPBI

Address: 34 RUE ERIC TABARLY PARC D ACTIVITES DE L ERAUDIERE, 85170 DOMPIERRE-SUR-YON

Number of employees: Entre 2 000 et 4 999 salariés (2020)

Capital: 51 541 628 EUR


Financial Data:

Year 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Turnover 762 975 000 837 500 000 819 424 000 772 478 000 679 154 000 630 465 000 576 222 161
Gross margin (€) 396 571 000 429 425 000 427 445 000 410 438 000 361 735 000 -264 671 000 298 923 000
EBITDA (€) 87 564 000 60 011 000 100 338 000 98 534 000 80 337 000 -536 659 000 45 478 000
Operating profit (€) 42 135 000 3 946 000 57 984 000 59 214 000 40 274 000 -580 562 000 6 020 000
Net profit (€) 40 903 000 -12 277 000 36 571 000 40 607 000 35 956 000 22 781 000 14 941 793
Turnover growth rate (%) -8,9 2,2 6,1 13,7 7,7 9,4 -
Ebitda margin rate (%) 11,5 7,2 12,2 12,8 11,8 -85,1 7,9
Operating margin rate (%) 5,5 0,5 7,1 7,7 5,9 -92,1 1
Working Capital (turnover days) 103 75,9 843 328,8 79,1 80,6 145,8 148,3
Working Capital requirements (turnover days) 39,7 42,9 605 424,4 53,6 58,5 100,8 108,1
Net margin (%) 5,4 -1,5 4,5 5,3 5,3 3,6 2,6
Added value / Turnover (%) 34,5 34,1 34,8 35,6 35,5 35,7 34,9
Wages and social charges (€) 167 249 000 208 954 000 173 530 000 163 400 000 149 321 000 145 042 000 144 334 000
Salaries / Turnover (%) 21,9 24,9 21,2 21,2 22 23 25

Company Managers:

Position First Name Last Name Age Linkedin
Président du conseil d'administration Jean-Paul CHAPELEAU 66
Directeur général Gianguido GIROTTI 46
Vice-président du conseil d'administration Louis-Claude André Antoine ROUX 41
Administrateur Annette Monique BENETEAU 81
Administrateur Yves LYON-CAEN 73
Administrateur Louis-Claude André Antoine ROUX 41
Administrateur Bruno, Nicolas, Marie THIVOYON 50

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