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Video – Highlights of Safran 2017 Shareholders’ Meeting (in French)

The Safran 2017 Annual Shareholders' Meeting took place on June 15 at Paris-La Défense (France). Click here to watch four videos (in French) featuring highlights from the event: Safran Group business activities in 2016 and outlook for 2017, presentation of 2016 financial results, reports by the Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Board, and the question & answer session. 

Safran shareholders visit Molsheim plant in eastern France

Situated in Molsheim, close to the town of Strasbourg, the facility founded by Ettore Bugatti is one of the company’s historic sites and celebrated its 100-year anniversary in 2009.

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, about 15 Safran shareholders visited the Safran Landing Systems plant in Molsheim, in the Alsace region of eastern France.

6 good reasons to own Safran shares

When you hold Safran shares, you enjoy a host of advantages:

1. Take part in the development of an exceptional global enterprise.

Safran is an international high-tech group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment for the aerospace and defense. Operating worldwide, Safran has 66,500 employees and recorded sales of 15.8 billion euros (excluding security). Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets.

Safran Annual General Meeting of shareholders June 15, 2017

For its Annual General Meeting this year, Safran welcomed shareholders to the Espace Grande Arche venue in the La Défense district just west of Paris. The meeting was presided by Ross McInnes, Chairman of the Board of Directors, with Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer, and Bernard Delpit, Chief Financial Officer, presenting the Group's activities and 2016 results, along with its outlook for 2017, especially Safran's planned acquisition of Zodiac Aerospace. Speakers then fielded questions from shareholders during a Q&A session.

Shareholders visit Safran Electronics & Defense's Montluçon plant

On April 25, 2017, about 20 Safran shareholders visited Safran Electronics & Defense's plant in Montluçon, central France. Safran Electronics & Defense is a european leader in inertial navigation, optronics and tactical drone systems.

Safran publishes Q1 2017 results

Safran published its first quarter results on April 25, 2017, including sales on continuing operations of 3.98 billion euros, an increase of 5.5% on an organic basis.

Aircraft propulsion revenues grew 5.2%, due to the good performance of the service business for both commercial and military engines, as well as sales of military engines for new aircraft, including the M88 for the Rafale fighter and the TP400 turboprop engine for the Airbus A400M military transport.

Safran announces sale of Morpho Detection LLC.

After receiving all required regulatory authorizations, Safran announced today that it has finalized the sale of its American subsidiary Morpho Detection, along with its other detection businesses. The acquirer is Smiths Group plc of Britain.

Based in California, Morpho Detection offers solutions for detecting and identifying explosives, biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear threats as well as other illicit items to improve security at airports, borders, and sensitive sites and events.

2016 Safran Registration Document now available

Safran has just published its 2016 Registration Document. It was filed with the French market authority AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers) under the number D.17-0275. This document is designed to provide information to anyone interested in the Group's legal, economic, financial and accounting situation.

Safran announces 2016 results

Safran recorded 2016 sales of 15.8 billion euros, an increase of 1.6% over the previous year. It posted organic growth of 3.9%. Recurring operating income rose 5.4% and net income jumped 21.7% over 2015, reaching 1.8 billion euros.