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    Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. Reports Solid 2020 Half-Year Consolidated Financial Results

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    In 2019, we confirmed our strategic direction with cornerstone investments while keeping a sound balance sheet thanks to resilient cash-flow generation from our operations.

    A Major Player

    Established in 1851, LDC is a global, vertically integrated commodities merchant with one of the most diversified portfolios in the agribusiness space.

    In the year ended 31 December 2019, LDC delivered:

    2019
    US $33.6 billion
    2018
    US $36 billion
    2019
    80 million tons
    2018
    80 million tons
    2019
    US $19.5 billion
    2018
    US $18.4 billion
    2019
    US $4.8 billion
    2018
    US $5.0 billion

    A Global Leader
    Active in more than 100 countries, LDC continues to reinforce its strong relationships with partners and customers in developed economies, and to pursue emerging opportunities in consumer growth markets.
    Revenues by Region
    Fixed Assets by Region
    Headcount by Region
    Europe, Middle East & Africa
    North Asia
    South & South East Asia
    North America
    North Latin America
    South & West Latin America
    US$9.46 bn 28% US$7.80 bn 23% US$7.94 bn 24% US$5.07 bn 15% US$1.31 bn 4% US$2.05 bn 6%
    Revenues by Region US$33.6 bn
    Europe, Middle East & Africa
    North Asia
    South & South East Asia
    North America
    North Latin America
    South & West Latin America
    US$543 m 13% US$185 m 5% US$181 m 4% US$1.287 bn 32% US$1.236 bn 30% US$623 m 15%
    Fixed Assets by Region US$4.06 bn
    Europe, Middle East & Africa
    North Asia
    South & South East Asia
    North America
    North Latin America
    South & West Latin America
    2,473 14% 814 4% 1,363 8% 1,676 9% 9,934 55% 1,898 10%
    Headcount by Region

    Operational indicators

    Louis Dreyfus Company reported resilient consolidated financial results, despite significant global challenges including African swine fever, geopolitical instability, continued US-China trade tensions and general market oversupply. Net sales came in at US$33.6 billion, with an increase in shipped volumes of 1.3%, but lower prices. The Group generated decent profits thanks to its diversified product portfolio and geographic footprint. EBITDA from continuing operations reached a solid US$836 million.

    2019
    Value chainUS$ 569 million
    MerchandizingUS$ 387 million
    2018
    Value chainUS$ 825 million
    MerchandizingUS$ 489 million
    2019
    US$ 836 million
    2018
    US$ 1,064 million
    2019
    US$ 6.0 Bn
    2018
    US$ 6.5 Bn
    Profitability and Financing Indicators
    In the year ended 31 December 2019, LDC delivered:
    Return on Equity
    Adjusted Net Gearing
    Adjusted Leverage Ratio
    4.6%
    2019

    7.2%
    2018
    0.54
    2019

    0.63
    2018
    3.1x
    2019

    3.0x
    2018
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