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- Who are the key players?
The present report covers construction and civil engineering activities. While the majority of companies operate on a local or regional level, a handful of large players conduct global operations and generate a hefty slice of their revenues outside their home markets. The report focuses on contractors that are global leaders by sales and have a broad international reach. In recent years, competition in international construction markets has intensified markedly with the rise of Asian players, particularly those based in China and South Korea [...]
Groups analysed in this report include: China Communications Construction Company, ACS, Vinci, Bouygues, Fluor Corporation, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, Skanska, Strabag, Samsung C&T and Odebrecht.
- What are the players' strategies?
In recent years, ACS has adopted a strategy that involves reviewing the company's asset portfolio in order to focus on core activities which are related or complementary to the construction and infrastructure businesses. To do so, the Spanish company has acquired specialist companies such as Sedgman (2016), which provides mining services, and UGL (2016), a supplier of industrial services. In addition, ACS has divested a number of non-core and non-strategic assets and businesses, such as Urbaser (2016), which is specialised in urban services and waste treatment, Sintax (2016), which provides logistics services, and Nextgen (2016), a telecommunications company. […]
- What are the players' key growth and profitability drivers?
After 3 consecutive years of growth, Hyundai Engineering & Construction's revenue decreased by 2.0% yoy in 2016. The group recorded declines at its Plant/Power (-9.7% year on year) and Infrastructure/Environmental (-8.8% yoy) businesses. Conversely, its Construction/Housing segment recorded solid growth (+11.5% yoy) in 2016, fuelled by rising demand for housing and offices in South Korea. [...]