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08/27/2008 First-Half 2008: very strong performance
 Solid growth and sharply improved profitability     * €1,417 million in revenue; up 15%, of which 6.8% organic     * Very strong improvement in operating margin to €117 million; up 49%, or 33% excluding Supor     * A significant contribution from Supor: €143 million in...
04/24/2008 Business Review for the three months ended 31 March 2008
04/24/2008 First-quarter 2008 sales
Another excellent start to the year Groupe SEB enjoyed robust growth in the first three months of 2008, with revenue gaining 18.2% as reported and 21.2% at constant exchange rates. Revenue for the period was lifted by the €78 million first-time contribution from Supor, the Chinese company that has been fully consolidated since 1...
03/18/2008 Groupe SEB awarded the "Family Company Grand Prix" 2008
Groupe SEB has received the “Family Company Grand Prix” from the association of medium-sized family companies (ASMEP). Created in 2001, this award recognizes companies that have succeeded in establishing the conditions for sustainable growth. This award has been based on five criteria: the capacity to innovate, the capacity to...
03/05/2008 Groupe SEB awarded the "Family Company Grand Prix" from the ASMEP
Groupe SEB announces that its chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise, is today to attend a ceremony at the French Senate (Paris) to receive the "Family Company Grand Prix" from the ASMEP, the Association des Moyennes Entreprises Patrimoniales [Association of Medium-sized Family Companies], chaired by...
02/13/2008 2007: Excellent Results - A major strategic step
“2007 was an excellent year for Groupe SEB. We met or exceeded our objectives and laid new strategic foundations for our future growth. In terms of performance, all of our business and financial indicators are trending favourably, with strong growth in sales, steadily improving margins and a solid balance sheet.
01/15/2008 2007: a very good year
Strong sales growth Groupe SEB ended a very good year with fourth-quarter sales firmly up and full-year sales of €2.869 million, up 8.2%. This robust growth was achieved in a generally favourable market environment, in terms of both volumes and prices, buoyed by sustained demand.
12/21/2007 Groupe SEB successfully completes its tender offer over Supor
Last 21 November, Groupe SEB launched a partial public tender offer to purchase up to 49,122,948 shares of SUPOR, a leading Chinese company of the Small Domestic Equipment in which the Group already owned a 30% stake since 31 August 2007. The offer was valid for 30 calendar days and therefore expired yesterday.
12/20/2007 "1 photo to help 1 child" operation
Within the framework of its Foundation, and in its 150th year, Groupe SEB extended an invitation to all its staff to join with it in the fight against exclusion. So, during the last two months, almost 7,000 employees took part in a project (led by UNESCO) to provide education for street children in Burundi by posting their photo with a...
11/30/2007 Groupe SEB concludes an agreement with the Ossabois Group
As part of the revitalisation agreement signed in July 2006 with the authorities, Groupe SEB has just reached an agreement with the Ossabois Group for the re-industrialisation of its site located in Le Syndicat, in the region of Vosges (France).