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bioMérieux SA designs, develops, manufactures, and markets in vitro diagnostic systems for clinical and industrial applications. The company’s diagnostic systems consist of reagents and consumables used to conduct biological tests, for use in performing screening, diagnostic assistance, prognosis, and treatment monitoring; instruments, platforms, or autoanalyzers used for automated testing at high or low throughputs; software to process analyses and systems to interpret the biological test results; and related services, such as the installation and maintenance of instruments, user training, or the audit of laboratory workflows. It offers diagnostic systems for clinical applications, including the diagnosis of infectious diseases, comprising HIV, tuberculosis, and respiratory diseases, as well as cardiovascular diseases and targeted cancers based on the analysis of biological samples, such as blood, saliva, and urine; and for industrial applications, including the analysis of microbiological manufacturing, such as food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. The company markets and sells its products through a network of distributors to private-sector analysis laboratories, hospital laboratories, blood banks, and physician office laboratories; food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics industries; and independent quality-control laboratories. It has operations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The company was formerly known as B-D Mérieux and changed its name to bioMérieux SA. The company was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Marcy l’Etoile, France. bioMérieux SA is a subsidiary of Institut Mérieux.

8,062 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/28/15
Founded in 1963

biomerieux (BIM) Top Compensated Officers

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Total Annual Compensation: €669.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

biomerieux (BIM) Key Developments

bioMérieux Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

bioMérieux reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported consolidated sales amounted to €448 million in the first quarter of 2015, up from €371 million in the year-earlier period. Organic growth came to 8.7%, marking a clear acceleration compared with first-quarter 2014. On a reported basis, sales ended the period up 20.8% year-on-year, lifted by the €37 million positive currency effect and the two additional weeks of sales from BioFire, which was acquired and consolidated as of January 16, 2014. At March 31, 2015, after payment of taxes and variable compensation, net debt stood at €283 million.

bioMérieux SA to Recommend Dividend for the Year 2014, Payable on June 9, 2015; Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Year of 2015

The board of directors of bioMérieux SA will recommend that shareholders at the Annual Meeting on May 28, 2015 approve a dividend of EUR 1 per share, unchanged from the dividend paid in 2014. This would represent a total payout of EUR 39.5 million, to be paid on June 9, 2015. The company reported audited consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported sales of EUR 1,698.4 million compared to EUR 1,587.9 million a year ago. Operating income before non-recurring items was EUR 202.9 million compared to EUR 260.5 million a year ago. Operating income was EUR 203.6 million compared to EUR 257.5 million a year ago. Net income of consolidated companies was EUR 135.5 million or EUR 3.42 per basic and diluted share compared to EUR 164.7 million or EUR 4.16 per basic and diluted share a year ago. EBITDA was EUR 332.2 million compared to EUR 353.3 million a year ago. Net cash flow from operations was EUR 298.3 million compared to EUR 240.5 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was EUR 158.1 million compared to EUR 131.1 million a year ago. Free cash flow was EUR 158 million compared to EUR 111 million a year ago. Net debt amounted to EUR 249 million at December 31, 2014, compared with EUR 25 million in net cash a year earlier. The company expects to drive sales growth of between 3% and 5% in 2014, at constant exchange rates and scope of consolidation. The company expected to generate around EUR 60 million in sales in 2014, while its contribution to the growth in consolidated sales will be reported in "changes in the scope of consolidation" for the year. Contributive operating income before non-recurring items of between EUR 220 million and EUR 245 million, after recognition of company’s recurring operations, the investments required at the Durham site and the currency effect (at least an estimated EUR 25 million on the basis of current exchange rates). The company has set an organic growth objective of between 4.5% and 6.5% for the year, at constant exchange rates and scope of consolidation. The company is aiming to increase contributive operating income before non-recurring items to between EUR 240 million and EUR 265 million in 2015, at current exchange rates. This objective reflects the selling costs that will be invested to ensure FilmArray®'s success and the operating expenses that will be incurred to strengthen the operating organization in the Asia-Pacific and to anchor the company's sustained development in the region. This objective also includes the priority projects that will be led by the company in 2015 to enhance its operating performance, in particular by revamping the supply chain and improving customer service, deploying new sales performance management applications and optimizing the management of R&D programs. In addition, using its structural capacity for strong cash generation, the company will increase its industrial capital expenditure potentially to around EUR 200 million.

bioMérieux SA Presents at HSBC's 13th Pan European Equity Conference, Apr-01-2015

bioMérieux SA Presents at HSBC's 13th Pan European Equity Conference, Apr-01-2015 . Venue: HSBC France Offices, 109 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France. Speakers: Isabelle Tongio, Head of IR.


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