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June 30, 2015 1:08 PM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of Billabong International Limited

Company Overview

Billabong International Limited is engaged in marketing, distributing, wholesaling, and retailing apparel, accessories, eyewear, wetsuits, and hard goods in the board sports sector. The company offers surf, skate, snow, and sports apparel, accessories, and hardware under the Billabong, Element, RVCA, Kustom, Palmers, Honolua, Xcel, Tigerlily, Sector 9, and Von Zipper brands. It is also involved in licensing trademarks. The company distributes its products through specialized board sports retailers and through its branded retail outlets. It has operations in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Singapore, Indonesia, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Austria, Belgium, the...

1 Billabong Place

Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220


Founded in 1973


61 7 5589 9899


61 7 5589 9800

Key Executives for Billabong International Limited

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director
Age: 52
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Group Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $689.6K
Global President of Brand Billabong
Total Annual Compensation: $837.4K
President of Americas
Total Annual Compensation: $256.5K
General Manager of Europe
Total Annual Compensation: $382.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Billabong International Limited Key Developments

Billabong International Receives Statement of Claim in the Federal Court over Class Action

Billabong International has vowed to fight a shareholder class action launched over a 2011 earnings downgrade that led to massive share price falls. The company said it had received a statement of claim in the Federal Court. Law firm Slater and Gordon announced a class action against Billabong a year ago, accusing it of misrepresenting its earnings forecasts and not disclosing it to the market. Billabong accepted a debt rescue deal from US hedge funds Centrebridge and Oaktree in 2013.

Billabong International Limited Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Half Year Ended December 31, 2014

Billabong International Limited reported consolidated earnings results for the half year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported revenue from continuing operations of AUD 525,758,000 compared to AUD 527,245,000 a year ago. Profit before income tax from continuing operations was AUD 525,758,000 compared to loss before income tax from continuing operations of AUD 34,881,000 a year ago. Profit for the half-year attributable to the members of the company was AUD 25,712,000 or 2.6 cents per basic and diluted share compared to loss for the half-year attributable to the members of the company of AUD 126,287,000 or 26.6 cents per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was AUD 13,685,000 compared to net cash outflow from operating activities of AUD 27,292,000 a year ago. Payments for property, plant and equipment were AUD 10,612,000 compared to AUD 7,668,000 a year ago. Payments for intangible assets were AUD 1,740,000 compared to AUD 4,853,000 a year ago. EBITDAI was AUD 53,740,000 compared to LBITDAI of AUD 6,714,000 a year ago. Net debt down from AUD 175.0 million in December 2013 to AUD 56.7 million.

Billabong International Limited, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Feb 26, 2015

Billabong International Limited, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Feb 26, 2015

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