Bouygues

Bouygues S.A.
Société anonyme
Traded as EN
CAC 40 Component
Industry Conglomerate
Founded 1952; 65 years ago (1952)
Founder Francis Bouygues
Headquarters 8th arrondissement, Paris, France
Key people
Martin Bouygues ( Chairman and CEO)
Products Civil engineering, real estate development, media, telecommunications services
Revenue €31.768 billion (2016) [1]
€947 million (2016) [1]
Profit €732 million (2016) [1]
Number of employees
118,000 (end 2016) [1]
Subsidiaries Bouygues Construction
Bouygues Immobilier
Colas Group
TF1
Bouygues Télécom
Website www.bouygues.com
Bouygues head office, avenue Hoche

Bouygues S.A. (French pronunciation: ​ [bwiɡ]) is an industrial group headquartered in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France. Bouygues is listed on Euronext Paris exchange and is a blue chip in the CAC 40 stock market index. The company was founded in 1952 by Francis Bouygues and since 1989 has been led by his son Martin Bouygues. In 2016 it had over approximately 118,000 employees in 90 countries, generating €31.768 billion in revenue.

The group specialises in construction ( Colas Group and Bouygues Construction), real estate development (Bouygues Immobilier), media ( TF1 Group), and telecommunications ( Bouygues Telecom).

History

The company was founded by Francis Bouygues in 1952. [2] In 1970 Bouygues became listed on the Paris Stock Exchange. [2] In 1985 and 1986 Bouygues acquired road construction groups Screg, Sacer and Colas; [note 1] [3] later reorganised as Colas Group. [2] [4] In 1987 the company started operating the television channel TF1 [2] and in 1988 Bouygues moved into its new head office, the Challenger complex, in Saint-Quentin en Yvelines. [2] In 1996 the company launched Bouygues Télécom [2] and in 2006 the company acquired 23.26% of Alstom. [2]

In 2014, consecutively to Alstom’s cession of its Energy activities to General Electric, Bouygues granted a call option to the French government allowing it to acquire a maximum of 20% of Alstom, currently owned by the group. [5]

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