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G4S Plc (GFS) - 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.


G4S plc (G4S) is an integrated security company that delivers security and related services. Its offerings include security and facilities management, specialist outsourced, care and justice, and security systems and technology services. G4S also provides cash management outsourcing, ATM management, cash consulting, retail cash management, and international transportation services. The company serves financial institutions, transport and logistics, private energy and utilities, government, oil and gas, ports and airports, leisure and tourism, mining, retail, and corporate and industrial sectors across North America, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Latin America, and Africa. G4S is headquartered in London, England, the UK.

G4S Plc Key Recent Developments

Sep 11, 2015: G4S Wins Security Contracts In Iraq And Afghanistan

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Table Of Contents

G4S Plc (GFS) - 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
G4S Plc - Key Facts 6
G4S Plc - Key Employees 7
G4S Plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
G4S Plc - Major Products and Services 9
G4S Plc - History 10
G4S Plc - Company Statement 15
G4S Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 17
Affiliate 19
Joint Venture 19
Section 2 - Company Analysis 20
G4S Plc - Business Description 20
G4S Plc - Corporate Strategy 21
G4S Plc - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
G4S Plc - Strengths 22
Strength - Collaboration with Huawei Technologies 22
Strength - Gold Bullion Services: China 22
Strength - Security Contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan 22
G4S Plc - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - Operational Performance 23
G4S Plc - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Contract with OLX 24
Opportunity - Risk Management Market: the Middle East 24
Opportunity - Prospects for Growth in Banking and Financial Services: China 24
G4S Plc - Threats 25
Threat - Regulations 25
Threat - Labor Costs 25
Threat - Shortage of Skilled Labor 25
G4S Plc - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 30
Financial Performance 30
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32
G4S Plc, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 34
Sep 11, 2015: G4S Wins Security Contracts In Iraq And Afghanistan 34
Section 5 - Appendix 35
Methodology 35
Ratio Definitions 35
About GlobalData 39
Contact Us 39
Disclaimer 39

List of Tables
G4S Plc, Key Facts 6
G4S Plc, Key Employees 7
G4S Plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
G4S Plc, Major Products and Services 9
G4S Plc, History 10
G4S Plc, Subsidiaries 17
G4S Plc, Affiliate 19
G4S Plc, Joint Venture 19
G4S Plc, Key Competitors 26
G4S Plc, Ratios based on current share price 27
G4S Plc, Annual Ratios 28
G4S Plc, Interim Ratios 31
G4S Plc, Recent Deals Summary 33
Currency Codes 35
Capital Market Ratios 35
Equity Ratios 36
Profitability Ratios 36
Cost Ratios 37
Liquidity Ratios 37
Leverage Ratios 38
Efficiency Ratios 38

List of Figures
G4S Plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 30
G4S Plc, Ratio Charts 32

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