General presentation of Leonardo
We shall now examine the Leonardo Company in more detail with explanations of its activities. In fact with a better understanding and knowledge of the sources of this group’s revenue and the sectors in which it exercises its activities you will be more able to understand the challenges it faces and its future perspectives.
The Leonardo Company is an Italian group specialised in the defence and aerospace sectors. More precisely, this company is currently one of the largest European companies in the manufacture and sale of aerospace defence systems. To best understand this group’s activities it is easier to divide them into the different activity sectors based on the turnover they generate and how:
- The activities related to the production and sale of defence systems represent the principal source of the group’s revenue with 45.1% of its turnover. These notably concern weapons and radar.
- The manufacture and sale of helicopters holds second position and represents nearly 29.1% of this group’s turnover with both civil and military helicopters.
- Then we find the aeronautical equipment sector which generates 24.6% of this company’s revenue, notably with airplanes.
- Finally the remaining 1.2% of this company’s turnover is generated through other related activities.
It can also be extremely useful to know the distribution of the group’s turnover from a geographical point of view. The Leonardo Company achieves 16.1% of its turnover in Italy, 10.2% in the United Kingdom, 23.2% in other European countries, 28.9% in the United States and 21.6% from other countries around the world.