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  March 2015 Valeo
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Our performance in 2014 confirms Valeo's excellent growth momentum and robust results, with sales up 9%, operating margin up 15%, net income up 28% and the order intake at the high level of 17.5 billion euros. Up by 18%, the order intake reflects the commercial success of our innovative technologies for CO2 emissions reduction and intuitive driving. This performance reaffirms Valeo's growth and profitability strategy, which was explained in further detail at our Investor Day on March 16.

Jacques Aschenbroich,
Chief Executive Officer

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Journée Investisseurs
Valeo unveiled new medium-term objectives at the Investor Day in London on March 16, 2015.

Sales of more than 20 billion euros(1) by 2020 thanks to the commercial success of our innovations and the record level of order intake over the past few years, representing an average annual five percent outperformance of global automotive production from 2015 through 2020.

Improved profitability and free cash flow by 2020:
Operating margin between 8% and 9%
Free cash flow/EBITDA ratio greater than 30%
   
During the Investor Day, Jacques Aschenbroich, Chief Executive Officer, Christophe Périllat, Chief Operating Officer, Robert Charvier, Chief Financial Officer, and the management teams of the four Business Groups presented the new strategic plan driven by the Group's continued growth in technologies for CO2 emissions reduction and improved vehicle performance as well as intuitive driving, and expansion in Asia and emerging countries

(1)Based on a EUR/USD exchange rate of 1.15.

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Pour aller plus loin...
 February 20, 2015

Valeo announced the signing of a technological cooperation agreement with Peiker, a leading supplier of on-board telematics and connectivity solutions.

The agreement will enable Valeo to broaden its range of automotive geolocation and mobile connectivity solutions.

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March 11, 2015

Valeo and Mobileye, a global leader in front-facing camera based driving assistance systems, have signed a unique technological cooperation agreement.

Under the agreement, Valeo will design and industrialize a range of front-facing camera solutions and sensor fusion products using Mobileye’s EyeQx family of microprocessors and computer vision algorithms. The product portfolio will include monocular cameras for active safety applications to satisfy regulatory requirements for collision avoidance, fusion with non-scanning LED, fusion with radar and trifocal camera configurations for high-end customer functions. The product offering will be designed for scalability and is expected to run on a Mobileye EyeQx system-on-chip. During the term of the agreement, the front-facing camera technology offered by Valeo will be based solely on Mobileye’s EyeQ® family of microprocessors and computer vision algorithms.

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Valeo Innovation Challenge

Valeo has launched the second edition of the annual Valeo Innovation Challenge.

In all, 2,750 students from across the globe applied, breaking down into 1,324 teams from 89 countries and 1,036 universities. The number of candidates competing for the 100,000 euro first prize this year represents a near +40% increase on 2014.

Some 80 Valeo experts and a number of independent scientists will review each of the submissions to select the 20 teams that will continue on to the next stage of the contest, and which will be unveiled on April 1.

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About Valeo

Valeo is an automotive supplier, partner to all automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo proposes innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and to the development of intuitive driving. In 2014, the Group generated sales of 12.7 billion euros and invested over 10% of its original equipment sales in R&D. Valeo has 133 plants, 16 research centers, 34 development centers and 15 distribution platforms, and employs 78,500 people in 29 countries worldwide.

Valeo is listed on Euronext Paris and is a member of the CAC 40 index. For more information about the Valeo Group and its businesses, please visit www.valeo.com.


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valeoValeo was one of five groups to receive the new Global Top Employer certification.

In 2015, Valeo was also certified as a Top Employer in France and Europe for the fourth year in a row.

 
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At the forthcoming Shareholders' Meeting, Valeo's Board of Directors will propose a dividend of 2.20 euros per share, up 29% compared to last year.

 
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  April 23, 2015

First-quarter 2015 sales

May 26, 2015

Annual Shareholders' Meeting

 
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