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Solocal Group (LOCAL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Solocal Group (Solocal) formerly PagesJaunes Groupe S.A. is an online directory publishing company. It offers online contents, transactional services and advertising solutions that connect consumers and clients. The company operates through three business lines, namely, content and service provision, local media, and advertising consulting. It creates local content capitalizing on its publishing know-how. It develops a range of content and complementary services that could be accessible on internet print, media and mobile devices. The company acts as a local advertising and information partner for companies in Europe. The company has subsidiaries such as QDQ Media, Euro Directory, PagesJaunes Marketing, Mappy, Sotravo and Optimizaclick. Solocal is headquartered in Sevres, France.

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Table Of Contents

Solocal Group (LOCAL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Solocal Group - Key Facts 6
Solocal Group - Key Employees 7
Solocal Group - Key Employee Biographies 8
Solocal Group - Major Products and Services 9
Solocal Group - History 10
Solocal Group - Company Statement 12
Solocal Group - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 - Company Analysis 15
Solocal Group - Business Description 15
Solocal Group - Corporate Strategy 16
Solocal Group - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Solocal Group - Strengths 17
Strength - Brand Portfolio 17
Strength - Service Offerings 17
Strength - Core Segment: Internet segment 17
Solocal Group - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Higher Cost Structure 18
Weakness - Working Capital Concerns 18
Solocal Group - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Inorganic Growth 19
Opportunity - Economic Outlook: EU 19
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Advertising Markets 19
Solocal Group - Threats 20
Threat - Competitive Environment 20
Threat - Technological Changes 20
Threat - Regulations 20
Solocal Group - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Solocal Group, Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 4 - Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32

List of Tables
Solocal Group, Key Facts 6
Solocal Group, Key Employees 7
Solocal Group, Key Employee Biographies 8
Solocal Group, Major Products and Services 9
Solocal Group, History 10
Solocal Group, Subsidiaries 13
Solocal Group, Key Competitors 21
Solocal Group, Ratios based on current share price 22
Solocal Group, Annual Ratios 23
Solocal Group, Interim Ratios 25
Solocal Group, Recent Deals Summary 27
Currency Codes 28
Capital Market Ratios 28
Equity Ratios 29
Profitability Ratios 29
Cost Ratios 30
Liquidity Ratios 30
Leverage Ratios 31
Efficiency Ratios 31

List of Figures
Solocal Group, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24
Solocal Group, Ratio Charts 26

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