Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli AG

Overview

Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli AG (Lindt) manufactures, distributes, and markets chocolate products. The company’s products include milk and dark chocolates, tablets, pralines, chocolate eggs, truffles, cheesecakes, brownie and cookies. It markets these products under various brands such as Lindt, Ghirardelli, Caffarel, Russell Stover, Hofbauer, Kufferle, Whitman’s Kiiferle and Pangburn’s. The company sells its products through several channels such as department stores, trade partners, retail outlets and boutiques. It also markets products through various ecommerce channels. Through independent distributors and subsidiaries, the company operates in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. Lindt is headquartered in Kilchberg, Zurich, Switzerland.
Key Stats
Address
Seestrasse 204, KILCHBERG, Switzerland
Headquarters

Switzerland

Contact

41 44 7162233

No of Employees

9,443

Industry

Consumer Packaged Goods

Ticker Symbol & Exchange​

LISN [SWF]

Revenue (2020)

$4,280 m

-5.7% (2020 vs 2019)
Net Income (2020)

$343 m

-33.1% (2020 vs 2019)
Net Profit Margin

8 %

-29.1% (2020 vs 2019)
Market Cap *

$28,412 m

EPS *

$1408.5

  *Note: Ratios based on the share price as of 8-September-2021, in absolute numbers and US$.

Peer Comparison

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Key Information
Headquarters Switzerland Switzerland United States of America United States of America
Headquarter City KILCHBERG VEVEY CHICAGO HERSHEY
Headquarter State/Province - - Illinois Pennsylvania
No. of Employees 9,443 273,000 79,000 15,200
Entity Type Public Public Public Public

Products & Services

Lindt offers a selection of chocolate products. The company’s major products and brands include the following:

Products
  • Dark Chocolates
  • Tablets
  • Pralines
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Services
  • Gift packing
Brands
  • Lindt
  • Caffarel
  • Hofbauer
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Key Financial Charts
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Net Income Growth
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Employees

Name Position Board Since Age Biography
Martin Hug Chief Financial Officer Senior Management 2017 - Mr. Martin Hug has been the Chief Financial Officer of the company since 2017. Prior to this, he served as...
Dieter Weisskopf Chief Executive Officer Senior Management 2016 - Mr. Dieter Weisskopf has been the Chief Executive Officer of the company since October 2016. He joined the group in...
Ernst Tanner Chairman Executive Board 1994 - Mr. Ernst Tanner has been the Chairman of the company since 1994. Prior to this, he served as the Chief...
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History

Year Event Description
2020 Contracts/Agreements In May, the company launched a new salted caramel lindor flavor for its consumers.
2019 Plans/Strategy In September, the company announced its plans to open a second retail store in Budapest,…
2018 New Products/Services In July, the company launched its chocolate hazelnut spread in the UK.
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Locations


Lindt & Spruengli (Asia-Pacific) Ltd.

Address

Room 3428, Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Hong Kong

Telephone

852 25 265829

Lindt & Spruengli de Mexico SA de CV

Address

Prolongacion Paseo de la Reforma 1015, Torre B, Piso 9, Oficina 902, Col. Desarrollo Santa Fe, Delegacion Alvaro Obregon
Mexico

Telephone

52 155 5093640

Lindt & Sprungli (USA) Inc

Address

One Fine Chocolate Place, Stratham
United States of America

Telephone

1 877 6954638

Website

www.lindtusa.com
Lindt & Sprungli (Canada) Inc.

Address

181 University Avenue, Suite 900, Toronto
Canada

Telephone

1 416 3518566

Lindt & Spruengli (Espana) SA

Address

Torre Mapfre, Planta 39, Marina
Spain

Telephone

34 - 34934590200

Website

www.lindt.es
Lindt & Sprungli (UK) Ltd.

Address

Top Floor, 4 New Square, Bedfont Lakes, Feltham
United Kingdom

Telephone

44 20 86024100

Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli GmbH

Address

Susterfeldstrasse 130, Aachen
Germany

Telephone

49 241 88810

Caffarel SpA

Address

Via Gianavello 41, IT-10062 Luserna, Luserna S. Giovanni
Italy

Telephone

39 121 958111

Deals

Number of Deals
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Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
24 Sep 2014 Chocoladefabriken Lind Raises USD265.98 Million through Public Offering of Bonds Due 2017 Debt Offering Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli AG
24 Sep 2014 Chocoladefabriken Lind Raises USD265.98 Million through Public Offering of Bonds Due 2024 Debt Offering Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli AG
24 Sep 2014 Chocoladefabriken Lindt Raises USD532.56 Million through Public Offering of Bonds Due 2020 Debt Offering Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli AG
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Jobs Overview

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Active Jobs

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Posted

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Latest Jobs

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