Top 10 Companies in France 2017

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8. VINCI

VINCI is a concessions and contracting company headquartered in France which was established in 1899 by Mr. Alexandre Giros and Louis Loucheur.


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It is one of the largest infrastructure company in the world with 183,487 employees worldwide and a total of 270,000 projects. About close to 59% of revenue of the company was from France and 83% of total revenue was from their contracting business.

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The company employs close to 169,192 employees in contracting which is approximately 92% of their total workforce. VINCI pursues a strategy of finding a right mix of long term value creation for shareholders, builders, suppliers, employees and customers.

Contracting business requires relatively less capital and strong technical expertise whereas in concession business usually the business cycle is long and requires large amount of capital to sustain. Major business lines under concessions are VINCI airports and VINCI autoroutes and businesses under contracting is divided under VINCI energies, VINCI construction and Eurovia. The company has committed to build smart cities and eco- friendly designs to deal with the problems of urbanisation and better biodiversity planning by creating some benchmarks like ParkCap, Biodi(v)strict in association with ParisTech. The company wants to promote gender diversity and has set a target of having close to 25% of workforce by 2020. The group commits to build long term relationships with its stakeholders and also supports SMEs at local level.

As of FY 2016-’17, VINCI has total sales of $42.6 billion and net profit of $2.8 billion and they are ranked as eighth best company in France.

Sales ($Bn): 42.6

Profits ($Bn): 2.8



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