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European Powers of Construction 2016 

The annual European Powers of Construction study (EPoC) is concerned with the performance of construction companies.

European Powers of Construction 2016 examines the strategies and performance of the most representative listed European construction groups in terms of revenue, market capitalisation, internationalisation, diversification, indebtedness and other financial ratios.

European construction industry has emerged from recession after years of significant restructuring and shows moderate growth year after year. However, European construction groups are more and more focusing on business opportunities outside the European continent, as investment in infrastructure in the coming years will be focused on emerging countries and on some developed markets with infrastructure renewal. This is reflected in the EPOC 2016. European Powers of Construction, a report Deloitte launches every year, identifying the main European construction groups and their evolution in terms of revenue, market capitalization, internationalization, profitability ...

The fourteenth edition of this study analyzes the current economic situation of the sector in general, as well as the performance of the most representative European construction groups of 2016. During this year, total sales and market capitalization of the main European companies decreased 2% and 5%, respectively. In all, only eight groups among the 20 largest European builders were able to increase overall revenues during 2016, including Ferrovial, Salini Impregilo, Barratt and Kier, as they achieved double-digit growth.

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