The French group Bouygues SA [ bujɡ ], headquartered in Paris, is the fifth-largest European construction company. It was founded in 1952 by Francis Bouygues and is led by his son Martin Bouygues since 1989.
The company Bouygues is divided into five divisions (2011):
- Bouygues Construction ( 100%) - construction and civil engineering, energy and services
- Bouygues Immobilier ( 100%) - developers ( apartments, office buildings ... )
- Colas (96.5 %) - Road
- TF1 ( 43.6 % ) - media ( television stations including Euro Sport)
- Bouygues Telecom ( 89.5 %) - Telecoms ( mobile operators, landline, TV and Internet)
- Alstom ( 30.7%) - Rail transport, power generation and transmission
The company Bouygues is listed on the NYSE Euro Next. In December 2011 130.827 employees in more than 80 countries were employed by the company. 2011, the annual turnover of 31.7 billion euros, of which 10.1 billion euros abroad. The market capitalization at 31 December 2011 amounted to 7.7 billion euros; EBITDA ( IFRIS ) 2011 amounts to EUR 3.24 billion.
The United Nations Yves Ekoué Amaizo economist writes Bouygues in the journal Le Monde diplomatique significant share of responsibility for the crisis in the Ivory Coast to.
Major Shareholders (as of 31 December 2011)
- SCDM ( Martin and Olivier Bouygues ): 21.1% (voting rights: 29.6 %)
- Employees: 23.3% (voting rights: 28.1%)
- Other French shareholders: 19.5% (voting rights: 16.5%)
- Foreign shareholders: 36.1% (voting rights: 25.8%)