Bureau Veritas Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1828

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 81,511


  • Stock Symbol
  • BVI

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 134

  • Share Price
  • $30.35
  • (As of Monday Closing)

Bureau Veritas General Information


Bureau Veritas is involved in the testing, inspection, and certification, or TIC, industry. The company's primary activities involve testing products or materials, inspecting sites/equipment, and certifying products and systems to maintain global standards. BV is one of only a handful of companies in the TIC sector that operate globally across numerous industries, including marine, industry, commodities, construction, and consumer products. BV listed in 2007, prior to which it was privately owned by the Wendel Group, who retain a significant holding.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Consulting Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Legal Services (B2B)
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 40-52 Boulevard du Parc
  • Neuilly-sur-Seine
  • 92200 Paris
  • France
+33 01 00 00 00 00

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Bureau Veritas Stock Performance

(As of Monday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$30.35 $30.32 $21.84 - $31.02 $13.7B 450M 756K $1.20

Bureau Veritas Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 12,998,093 12,998,093 13,485,207 16,871,661
Revenue 6,349,402 6,349,402 5,941,058 5,889,148
EBITDA 1,189,417 1,189,417 1,143,085 1,176,860
Net Income 545,041 545,041 490,690 497,629
Total Assets 7,344,719 7,344,719 7,634,613 7,645,547
Total Debt 2,805,615 2,805,615 3,265,665 3,271,212
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Bureau Veritas Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Bureau Veritas Comparisons

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Bureau Veritas Competitors (8)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Intertek Formerly PE-Backed London, United Kingdom 00000 00000 00000000 00000
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Applus+ Formerly PE-Backed Madrid, Spain 00000 00000 000000000000 00000
LRQA Private Equity-Backed Birmingham, United Kingdom 0000 00000 000000000 00000
Element Materials Technology Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 0000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
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Bureau Veritas Patents

Bureau Veritas Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20150025941-A1 Methods and systems for managing product test order tracking, reporting, and product disposition Inactive 16-Jul-2013 000000000000 0
US-20140348719-A1 Pharmaceutical compound stabilizing filter compositions and methods of making and using same Inactive 14-Mar-2013 00000000000 00
US-20140052651-A1 Method and system for product testing and conformity certification Inactive 17-Aug-2012 0000000000
US-20130262484-A1 Method and system for managing product regulations and standards Inactive 03-Apr-2012 000000000 00
FR-2313667-A1 Sound reverberation time measuring equipment - has loud-speaker sound meter and time counter responsive to start and stop signals Active 02-Jun-1975 G01H7/00
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Bureau Veritas Executive Team (51)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Francois Chabas Executive Vice President, Finance and Group Co-Chief Financial Officer
Fabrice Lassalle Co-Chief Financial Officer, Marine & Offshore Division
Talib Husain District Chief Executive Officer
Paul Shrieve Regional Chief Executive Officer, North Sea Offshore Operations
Catherine Chen President
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Bureau Veritas Board Members (16)

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Bureau Veritas Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Bureau Veritas Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Bureau Veritas Investments & Acquisitions (134)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
KOSTEC Co 30-Apr-2024 0000000000 Other Commercial Services
Hi Physix Laboratory India 20-Mar-2024 0000000000 Other Commercial Services
Onetech (Consulting Services) 20-Mar-2024 0000000000 Consulting Services (B2B)
Asociación de Normalización y Certificación 22-Feb-2024 0000000000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Impactiva 04-Dec-2023 Merger/Acquisition Other Commercial Services
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Bureau Veritas Subsidiaries (34)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
PreScience (Construction and Engineering) Construction and Engineering Aliso Viejo, CA 2013
BV Solutions M&O UK Construction and Engineering Nantes, France 0000
AET France Business/Productivity Software Bretteville-sur-Odon, France 0000
Q Certificazioni Other Commercial Services Monteriggioni, Italy 0000
Shenzhen Total-Test Technology Consulting Services (B2B) Shenzhen, China 0000
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Bureau Veritas ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated March, 06, 2024

9.08 | Negl Risk

Risk Scale

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Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

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Bureau Veritas Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
UniCar 06-Jun-2012 000000000000000000 Completed
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Analytical Solutions 14-Apr-2008 000000000000000000 Completed
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Bio-Control 01-Jan-2000 Buyout/LBO Completed
  • 3 buyers
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Bureau Veritas FAQs

  • When was Bureau Veritas founded?

    Bureau Veritas was founded in 1828.

  • Who is the CEO of Bureau Veritas?

    Talib Husain, Paul Shrieve, and Hinda Gharbi are the CEOs of Bureau Veritas.

  • Where is Bureau Veritas headquartered?

    Bureau Veritas is headquartered in Paris, France.

  • What is the size of Bureau Veritas?

    Bureau Veritas has 81,511 total employees.

  • What industry is Bureau Veritas in?

    Bureau Veritas’s primary industry is Consulting Services (B2B).

  • Is Bureau Veritas a private or public company?

    Bureau Veritas is a Public company.

  • What is Bureau Veritas’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Bureau Veritas is BVI.

  • What is the current stock price of Bureau Veritas?

    As of 27-May-2024 the stock price of Bureau Veritas is $30.35.

  • What is the current market cap of Bureau Veritas?

    The current market capitalization of Bureau Veritas is $13.7B.

  • What is Bureau Veritas’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Bureau Veritas is $6.35B.

  • Who are Bureau Veritas’s competitors?

    Intertek, SGS, Applus+, LRQA, and Element Materials Technology are some of the 8 competitors of Bureau Veritas.

  • What is Bureau Veritas’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Bureau Veritas’s EPS for 12 months was $1.20.

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