Afren plc (AFR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: June 16, 2015
Pages: 66
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Afren plc (AFR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Afren plc (AFR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Afren plc (Afren) is an independent upstream energy company. It carries out exploration, appraisal, development and production of oil and natural gas from its properties. The company has a portfolio of 25 assets in 12 countries, including producing assets in offshore Nigeria and in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. It also holds exploration interests in Congo Brazzaville, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Kurdistan region of Iraq, Seychelles, Madagascar, Tanzania and South Africa. The company is headquartered in London, the UK.

The company focuses on expanding its asset portfolio through means of acquisitions and joint ventures. In line with its approach, it signed an agreement to acquire a 22% stake in First Hydrocarbon Nigeria Company Limited (FHN) that it does not currently own from CSL Trustees Limited (CSL), an affiliate of Earl-Act Global Investments Limited (EAG).

Afren plc Key Recent Developments

Jun 12, 2015: Afren: Resignation Of Executive Director And Appointment Of Chief Operating Officer
May 29, 2015: Afren: Interim Management Statement On May 29, 2015
May 18, 2015: Afren: Resignation Of Non-Executive Directors
Apr 30, 2015: Afren: Completion Of Interim Funding, Appointment Of New CEO And Update On Reserves
Apr 30, 2015: Afren: Annual Financial Report

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Afren plc - Key Facts
Afren plc - Key Employees
Afren plc - Key Employee Biographies
Afren plc - Major Products and Services
Afren plc - Key Operational Summary
Afren plc - History
Afren plc - Company Statement
Afren plc - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Joint Venture


Afren plc - Business Description
Afren plc - Corporate Strategy
Afren plc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Afren plc - Strengths
Strength - Broad Portfolio of Assets
Strength - Strong Foothold: Nigeria
Strength - Presence across E&P Value Chain
Afren plc - Weaknesses
Weakness - Declining Operational Performance
Afren plc - Opportunities
Opportunity - Global Potential for Undeveloped Discoveries
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives
Opportunity - Financial Restructuring
Afren plc - Threats
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Declining Oil Prices
Threat - Exploration, Production & Development Risks
Afren plc - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts


Afren plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
Afren plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
Afren plc, Recent Deals Summary


May 18, 2015: Afren: Resignation Of Non-Executive Directors
Apr 30, 2015: Afren: Annual Financial Report
Apr 30, 2015: Afren Announces Full Year Results 2015
Apr 07, 2015: Afren To Appoint Alan Linn As New CEO
Mar 13, 2015: Afren: Trading Statement And Operations Update
Mar 02, 2015: Afren: Further Update On The Review Of Afren's Capital Structure
Feb 09, 2015: Taipan Commences Arbitration Against EAX/Afren
Jan 30, 2015: Afren: Further Update On The Review Of Afren's Capital Structure
Jan 27, 2015: Afren: Review Of Capital Structure
Jan 12, 2015: Afren: Update On Barda Rash, Kurdistan Region Of Iraq


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Afren plc, Key Facts
Afren plc, Key Employees
Afren plc, Key Employee Biographies
Afren plc, Major Products and Services
Afren plc, Key Operational Summary, 2011
Afren plc, History
Afren plc, Other Locations
Afren plc, Subsidiaries
Afren plc, Affiliate
Afren plc, Joint Venture
Afren plc, Key Competitors
Afren plc, Ratios based on current share price
Afren plc, Annual Ratios
Afren plc, Interim Ratios
Afren plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
Afren plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
Afren plc, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Afren plc, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014)
Afren plc, Ratio Charts
Afren plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
Afren plc, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
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