Activities and shareholdings
The Bolloré Group whose strategy is based on diversification, the innovation and on international development. It now holds strong positions in all its activities around three business lines, transportation and logistics, communication, and electricity storage solutions.
Transportation & Logistics
Bolloré Transport & Logistics is one of the world's leading transportation groups with 36,000 employees spread among 106 countries throughout Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa where it carries out its business activities in ports, freight forwarding and railroads.
It is also a major player in oil logistics in France and Europe.
The Bolloré Group’s Communications division mainly consists of its stake in Vivendi with: Universal Music Group, a global leader in the music industry, Canal+ group, the top pay TV channel in France, Havas, one of the world's leading advertising and communications consultancy groups, and Gameloft, the leading mobile video game operator. It also owns the French free daily newspaper Cnews and is also active in télécoms.
Electricity storage and solutions
Building on its position as a global leader in films for capacitors, the Bolloré Group made electricity storage a major priority for development. It has developed a unique technology in the form of Lithium Metal Polymer (LMP®) batteries, produced by its Blue Solutions subsidiary. Using this technology, the Group has diversified into mobile applications (car-sharing systems and electric cars, buses and trams) and battery-driven stationary applications, as well as systems for managing these applications (IER, Polyconseil).
Alongside its three core businesses, the Bolloré Group manages a portfolio of financial investments accounting for 6.2 billion euros invested at June 30, 2018, including the Bolloré portfolio (Mediobanca, Socfin group, etc.), worth 920 million euros, and the Vivendi portfolio (Telecom Italia, Mediaset, Telefonica), worth 5,3 billion euros.