Company profile

Intelligent solutions for energy and data management

LEONI is a global provider of products, solutions and services for energy and data management in the automotive sector and other industries. The market-listed group of companies has around 95,000 employees in 32 countries and generated consolidated sales of EUR 4.8 billion in 2019.

LEONI's largest customer group comprises the global car, commercial vehicle and component supply industry, for which the Company makes both standard and special cables as well as custom-developed wiring systems and related components. LEONI furthermore supplies products and services to these markets: data communication & networks, healthcare, process industry, transportation, energy & infrastructure, factory automation, machinery & sensors as well as marine. An integrated network for research & development, production as well as distribution and service gives customers the assurance of tailor-made support at more than 100 locations around the globe. LEONI operates as a solutions provider with pronounced development and systems expertise.

Innovative solutions based on development and systems partnership

Especially in the automotive industry, LEONI offers substantial added value to motor vehicle manufacturers in both technological and commercial terms by being an innovation partner based on profound understanding of the overall system and by being involved in the early stages of development. In addition to standard and special cables as well as custom-developed wiring systems and related components, the Company’s offering also includes software solutions and such services as architecture design and simulation. LEONI concentrates its automotive research and development work on the sector's major trends such as electromobility, autonomous driving and connectivity – enhanced by lightweight construction solutions, multi-voltage and function integration, but also by logistics and engineering expertise.

Digital transformation thanks to intelligent products and smart services

LEONI pursues the aim of becoming a leading solutions provider of intelligent systems for the megatrends of energy transmission and data management. To achieve this, the Company's offering will in the future also include intelligent cables, cable systems and components – which is gaining importance particularly in the wake of digitalization and the development of fail-safe systems with a high level of connectivity. The Company is consequently enhancing its know-how in such fields as electronics, sensor technology and big data, and provides such customised smart services as predictive maintenance and error analyses. The digital transformation within LEONI manifests itself in digital processes and software expertise, which is used, for instance, to implement more automated production. Together with international customer networks and strategic partnerships, this is creating new, digital business models – individually tailored to customers’ requirements.

Key figures of the LEONI Group

The following table shows the key figures of the two previous business years. 

  2019 2018
Group sales € 4,848 million € 5,101 million
EBIT before exceptional
items as well as before
VALUE 21 costs
€ (66) million € 157 million
EBIT € (384) million € (144) million
Net income € (435) million € 73 million
Free cash flow € (308) million € 140 million *
Employees (as at Dec 31) 94,928 92,549

* Prior-year figure adjusted