Legrand Legrand

Legrand - key facts and figures

Innovation, regular value-added product launches and acquisitions are prime vectors for our growth.
Close to two-thirds of Legrand net sales were of products enjoying number 1 or number 2 positions in their respective market with front-line positions, especially in France, Italy, the US, Brazil, Russia, India, China and Mexico, among other countries.

Sales: 3,89 billions
33% of sales in new economies
Close to 20% made in new business segments
38% of sales generated by new products
Subsidiaries and offices in 70 countries, covering 180 countries
More than 31,000 employees
More than 178,000 catalog items


Financial indicators

The highly favorable development in Legrand's growth profile has been associated with a structural improvment in its business model, significantly strenghtening profitability and its capacity to generate free cash-flow.


in millions of euros

Chiffres d'affaires
operating margin

as % of sales

Marge opérationnelle ajustée récurente
Net income excluding minorities

in millions of euros

Résultat net part du groupe
Free cash flow

in millions of euros

Cash flow libre
Dividend per share

in euros

Dividende par action

* subject to approval of shareholders at the General Meeting on May 26,2011

Geographical distribution of sales
Chiffre d'affaires par zone géographique
Shareholder structure as at 31/03/2011
Structure de l'actionnariat



Sustainable development indicators

environmental indicators

Sites certified
ISO 14001

in %
2010 target achieved (maintain rate at above 70%)

Sites certifiés ISO 14001
C02 emissions linked to energy consumption

in thousand T.e.q. CO2
2010 target achieved (10% reduction relative to 2006 - 216 thousand T.eq. CO2)

émissions de C02 liées aux consommations d'énergie
Waste recycled

in %
2010 target achieved (maintain rate at above 80%)

Déchets valorisés
% of R&D units deploying an eco-design approach

in %
2010 target achieved (rise to over 60%)

Bureaux d'études déployant une démarche d'éco-conception

social indicators

Breakdown of workforce in 2010

in %


Effectifs du groupe par âge et sexe en 2009
Risk assessment

% of Group workforce covered
by formal risk assessments
2010 target achieved (rise to over 80%)

Taux de gravité des accidents du travail
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