Top 10 Companies in Europe 2016

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9. Exor

EXOR is an investments holding company that makes long term investments in global companies in diverse sectors.


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The company was founded in 1927 by Giovanni Agnelli and is headquartered in Turin, Italy, and is one of biggest companies in Europe. The company invests in agricultural and construction equipment, automobiles, commercial vehicles, real estate services and professional football sectors through its subsidiaries.

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The company operates in the US, Ireland, Italy and Luxemberg. The company's investments portfolio consists of CNH industrial, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (Fiat) and Cushman & Wakefield Group (C&W) Group. The other interests are Almacantar, Juventus Football Club, Banca Leonardo, The Economist Group and Banijay Holding. EXOR has 66.73% stake in Juventus football club. The market value of CNH Industrial and Fiat together is more than 50% of the gross asset value of the group and determines most of the performance of the group.

Fiat is an automobile group involved in designing, producing and selling vehicles under the brands Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Ram and SRT brands. The company also offers ultra-luxury cars under the Ferrari and Maserati brands. EXOR owns around 30.81% of Fiat. CNH Industrial is engaged in designing, producing and selling trucks, commercial vehicles, buses and special vehicles (Iveco), and agricultural and construction equipment. CNH Industrial operates in around 190 countries. EXOR owns around 27.10% of CNH Industrial. Fiat also holds around 2.49% stake in CNH Industrial. EXOR owns 4.72% in the Economist Group. The major competitors of Exor are Italmobiliare, Mittel and CVC capital partners. EXOR is ranked as the 19th richest company according to the 2015 Forbes 500 list.

Sales : $156.93 Billion

Profit : $0.58 Billion

Employees : 303247

Market Cap : $9.1 Billion