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Mitsui SWOT and PESTLE Analysis

ID : 52456153| Sep 2018| 15 pages

COMPANY PROFILE -Mitsui

Business Sector :General Trading, Diversified

Operating Geography :Japan, Asia, Global

About Mitsui :

Mitsui & Co Ltd is Japanese multinational general trading company founded in 1876. Mitsui & Co have their operations in a wide range of industries like Metals, Machinery & Infrastructure, Chemicals, Lifestyle, Energy and Information Technology. A major share of its profit is from its operations in the resources sector. It has presence in 66 countries with the registered head office in Tokyo, Japan. It has a total of 472 affiliated companies and 48,090 employees as of June 2018. Mitsui’s Mission statement as per their annual report is to “Strive to contribute to the creation of a future where the aspirations of the people can be fulfilled.” Mitsui’s vision statement is to “Aim to become a global business enabler that can meet the needs of our customers throughout the world.”

Mitsui Revenue :


¥ 4,892.1 billion – FY ended Mar 31st 2018
¥ 4,364.0 billion – FY ended Mar 31st 2017

Ownership / Major shareholders :

Asset Management One - 4.30%, BlackRock Fund Advisors – 3.22%, Nomura Asset Management – 2.51%, The Vanguard Group – 2.40%, Nippon Life Insurance – 2.01%.

Competitive Analysis of Mitsui

SWOT
PESTLE
The SWOT/TOWS Analysis for Mitsui is as presented below:
Strengths
Weaknesses
1. Strong management plan and strategy
2. Global expansion through acquisitions
3. Innovation and Digital Technology
4. Investments to strengthen existing business
1. Dependence on resources and energy industry
2. Food and agriculture business
Opportunities
Threats
1. Potential in emerging market
2. Investment in clean Energy
3. Establishment of select new growth areas
1. Volatility in crude oil prices
2. Increasing global competition
3. Government policies favouring renewable energy
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Detailed SWOT Analysis of Mitsui

Strength

1. Strong Management Plan and strategy: Mitsui & Co posted a net loss for the first time since 1947 during the financial year ending 2016. It had a ROE of -2.2%. They attributed the loss to the impairment losses caused mainly by long term price outlooks because of the trends in mineral and energy markets, however by the implementation of mid-Term management plan and strategic initiatives, the company has delivered ROE of 8.6% and 10.9% in the financial years ending 2017 and 2018 respectively. The company decided to enhance its earning strength in its existing strong markets, develop new business areas and following a strict investment discipline. The increase in ROE could be attributed to the results in Iron & Steel products, Machinery & Infrastructure and Resources & Energy sector. Mitsui & Co stood at #183 in Forbes list of world’s largest public listed companies.

2. Global Expansion through acquisitions: As a part of its Mid-term plan Mitsui & Co have taken initiatives to strengthen their existing business. The company has been investing across various industries and acquiring a few in the process. With the latest acquisition of AWE (Australia) Limited for ¥ 49.3 Billion, it has gained access to all the gas and oil projects of the AWE Ltd. With Oil and Gas playing a huge role in the entity’s profit, the acquisition strengthens their position in the sector

3. Innovation and digital technology: The organization has been actively researching on innovative ways of integrating digital technologies into their organization. They are looking forward to leverage the power of AI and Internet if Things (IoT) to improve the business’ profitability. A Digital Transformation (DT) Team headed by the CDO focuses on reducing business cost, increasing sales and business development. Its alliance with OSIsoft has led to implementing the latter’s PI system in Mitsui & Co.’s power plant in Mexico. The system is expected to be implemented across Mitsui and Co.’s portfolio provided the PI System provides the intended benefits. But Mitsui & Co has taken the right steps towards Industry 4.0.

4. Investments to strengthen existing business: Mitsui & Co have invested ¥200 Million in growth areas in order to develop their existing businesses. The returns on most of these investments are expected to boost their profit for the forthcoming financial years. The company is expecting a FID on Mozambique Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project. The investment on the Mozambique LNG project is expected to be around ¥2 Trillion and the project will begin during the current fiscal year. The company is determined to strengthen its already solid Resources & Energy, Machinery & Infrastructure and Chemical businesses. Its Moatize coal mine and Nacala Infrastructure projects in Mozambique are expected to be operationally stable and provide solid revenue. Oil projects Tempa Rossa (Italy), Greater Enfield (Australia) and Kaikias (U.S) and Cameron LNG (U.S) are progressing steadily. These projects are expected to contribute to growth in production volume and revenue. Similar projects in Machinery and Infrastructure and Chemicals business have been undertaken to strengthen its core business areas. Further in order to strengthen its capabilities the development of autonomous vehicles, Mitsui has invested in AZAPA, a company involved in R&D for control units for electric vehicles. The accumulated assets would contribute to Mitsui’s earnings and cash flow in the future.

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Key Business Segments / Diversification :

Mitsui
Iron & Steel Products Mineral & Metal Reosurces Integrated Transportation Food Consumer Business
Performance Materials Nutritions & Agriculture Basic Materials Energy
Food & Retail Mangement Healthcare and Services
Infrastructure Projects

Recent Acquisition / Mergers / Alliance / Joint Ventures / Divestitures :

Name
Business Segment
Year
Type
Objective/Synergy Achieved
Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Division of SunEdison, Inc.Solar power and energy management2017Acquisition The acquisition will help Mitsui to expand its wholly owned company -Forefront Power's offerings to include a range of energy management services for C&I customers.
CIM GroupReal estate asset management2017AcquisitionThe acquisition of 20% stake in CIM, will help Mitsui enter the US real estate asset management market, the largest globally
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References used in Mitsui Analysis Report

1. Mitsui & Co anti-corruption policy -http://www.mitsui.com/jp/en/company/outline/governance/compliance/ac_E_161201.pdf
2. Mitsui & Co Business areas - http://www.mitsui.com/jp/en/company/business/area/index.html
3. Mitsui & Co Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking statement - http://www.mitsui.com/jp/en/sustainability/pdf/FY2016_Anti-Slavery_Statement_e.pdf
4. Annual Report 2017 - https://www.mitsui.com/jp/en/ir/library/report/__icsFiles/afieldfile/2017/09/06/en_ar2017_all_1.pdf

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