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Last $16.39 USD
Change Today -0.24 / -1.44%
Volume 305.4K
BGC On Other Exchanges
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General Cable Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, construction, and specialty and communications markets worldwide. The company offers electric utility products, such as low- and medium-voltage distribution cables; high- and extra-high voltage power transmission cables; bare overhead conductors; and submarine transmission and distribution cables. It also offers electrical infrastructure products, including rubber-and plastic-jacketed wires and cables, low- and medium-voltage industrial power cables, ignition wire sets, and cable wire harnesses, as well as rail and mass transit, shipboard, oil and gas, armored mining, and alternative energy power generation cables. In addition, the company provides communications products comprising high-bandwidth twisted copper and fiber optic, multi conductor and pair fiber and copper networking, telecommunications exchange, coaxial, and low detection profile cables, as well as fiber-optic submarine cable systems, submarine networks, and offshore integration systems. Further, it offers construction products consisting of construction cables, flexible cords, and flame retardant cables, as well as rod mill products, including copper and aluminum rods. Additionally, the company provides design, integration, and installation services for products, such as high and extra-high voltage terrestrial and submarine systems. General Cable Corporation sells its products directly to utilities, independent distributors, retailers, contractors, and original equipment manufacturers. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Highland Heights, Kentucky.

13,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 1992

general cable corp (BGC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $480.0K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $476.5K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $283.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

general cable corp (BGC) Key Developments

General Cable Corporation Adopts Amended and Restated By-Laws for the Company

On March 19, 2015, the Board of Directors of General Cable Corporation adopted Amended and Restated By-Laws for the Company (Revised By-Laws). The Revised By-laws became effective on March 19, 2015. The primary purpose of the amendment and restatement was to clarify (i) that, except as otherwise provided by the Delaware General Corporation Law, the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation and the Revised By-Laws, the holders of a majority of the shares entitled to vote, present in person or represented by proxy, shall constitute a quorum at all meetings of the stockholders for the transaction of business and that when a quorum is present, the vote of the holders of a majority of the shares present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting and entitled to vote on the subject matter shall decide any question brought before such meeting; and (ii) that the vote standard for the election of directors is (a) the majority of votes cast in uncontested elections and (b) the plurality of votes cast in contested elections where the number of nominees exceeds the number of directors.

Prysmian Not In Talks With General Cable

Prysmian S.p.A. (BIT:PRY) is not in talks with General Cable Corp. (NYSE:BGC) for a merger but it is considering all growth opportunities, Prysmian's spokesman said. Valerio Battista, Prysmian Chief Executive Officer, said in December that there were no talks to buy General Cable nor to merge with Nexans Société Anonyme (ENXTPA:NEX).

Prysmian To Bid For General Cable

Prysmian S.p.A. (BIT:PRY) is General Cable Corp. (NYSE:BGC) evaluating a takeover bid for General Cable Corp. (NYSE:BGC), according to people with knowledge of the matter. Prysmian held preliminary discussions with General Cable, said the people, asking not to be identified because the deliberations are confidential.


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