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AF Gruppen ASA (AFG) - 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.
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- 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.
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- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
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- 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.


AF Gruppen ASA (AF Gruppen) is a contracting and industrial group. It carries out heavy construction projects in six major business areas including property, building, civil engineering, environment, energy and offshore. The company also provides turnkey services for property development, building services, facilities services, energy optimization, demolition, recycling and offshore services. It operates through a network of subsidiaries and other affiliates. The company is ISO 9001, 9004 and 14001 certified. The company has its presence in Norway, Sweden, Poland and China and the UK. AF Gruppen is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

The company intends to optimize its project teams, key clients, and profitable growth. In line with strategy, the company focuses on offshore industry by offering comprehensive and customer-oriented solutions to the market.

AF Gruppen ASA Key Recent Developments

Mar 26, 2015: AF Gruppen: Approved Annual Accounts 2014
May 30, 2013: AF Group Wins Contract From Kvaener For Construction Of Civil Works At Aukra, Norway
May 27, 2013: AF Group Wins Framework Agreement For Service And Maintenance Of HVAC Systems At Statoil's Offshore And Onshore Installations
Mar 08, 2013: Blue Water Shipping Performs Logistics And Stevedore Operations For H7 Platform Removal Project
Feb 15, 2013: AF Gruppen Reports Revenue Of NOK9.8 Billion In 2012

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Table Of Contents

AF Gruppen ASA (AFG) - 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
AF Gruppen ASA - Key Facts 6
AF Gruppen ASA - Key Employees 7
AF Gruppen ASA - Key Employee Biographies 8
AF Gruppen ASA - Major Products and Services 9
AF Gruppen ASA - History 10
AF Gruppen ASA - Company Statement 15
AF Gruppen ASA - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 20
AF Gruppen ASA - Business Description 20
AF Gruppen ASA - Corporate Strategy 21
AF Gruppen ASA - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
AF Gruppen ASA - Strengths 22
Strength - Business Performance: Buildings 22
Strength - Health, Safety and Environment Initiatives 22
Strength - Business Performance: Civil Engineering 22
AF Gruppen ASA - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - Litigation Claims 23
Weakness - Working Capital Concerns 23
AF Gruppen ASA - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Contracts and Agreements 24
Opportunity - Global Infrastructure Spending 24
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 24
AF Gruppen ASA - Threats 25
Threat - Environment Regulations 25
Threat - Cost Overruns 25
Threat - Intense Competition 25
AF Gruppen ASA - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
AF Gruppen ASA, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 33
Mar 26, 2015: AF Gruppen: Approved Annual Accounts 2014 33
Oct 06, 2014: Heerema-AF Gruppen Consortium Murchison 34
Aug 22, 2014: AF Gruppen - Quarterly Report Q2 2014 35
May 15, 2014: AFG Quarterly Report 1Q 2014 36
Section 5 - Appendix 37
Methodology 37
Ratio Definitions 37
About GlobalData 41
Contact Us 41
Disclaimer 41

List of Tables
AF Gruppen ASA, Key Facts 6
AF Gruppen ASA, Key Employees 7
AF Gruppen ASA, Key Employee Biographies 8
AF Gruppen ASA, Major Products and Services 9
AF Gruppen ASA, History 10
AF Gruppen ASA, Subsidiaries 17
AF Gruppen ASA, Key Competitors 26
AF Gruppen ASA, Ratios based on current share price 27
AF Gruppen ASA, Annual Ratios 28
AF Gruppen ASA, Interim Ratios 30
AF Gruppen ASA, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 37
Capital Market Ratios 37
Equity Ratios 38
Profitability Ratios 38
Cost Ratios 39
Liquidity Ratios 39
Leverage Ratios 40
Efficiency Ratios 40

List of Figures
AF Gruppen ASA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
AF Gruppen ASA, Ratio Charts 31

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