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UPL – UPL Limited

UPL (incorporated in 1969) commenced with the manufacture of phosphorous-based industrial chemicals. Between 1980 and 2000, it diversifi ed into crop protection chemicals and specialty chemicals. Between 2000 and 2018, it transformed itself from a local to global player with more than 25 international acquisitions.
UPL is India’s largest crop protection chemicals company, one of the fastest growing in the global crop protection chemicals sector. Company’s product selection has centered around products enjoying robust demand even after going off -patent. The Company is actively managed by Jai Shroff , Global CEO.

2nd global ranking as a post-patent crop protection chemicals company
130+ number of countries in which the company sells its products
35 number of manufacturing facilities
241 number of patents awarded to the company
6,181 number of product registrations across countries


Brands

Seeds Herbicides Insecticides Fungicides Fumigants and storage Specialty post harvest product
Key brands Advanta, Alta,
Pacifi c, Golden,
Nutrisun
Stam, Devrinol
Tricor,
Fascinate,
Lifeline,
Satellite,
Lagaam, Saathi,
Moccasin, Eros
Gold, Asulox
Lancer Gold,
Ulala, Phoskill,
Batus Gold,
Banter, Sperto,
Perito
Manzate,
Vondozeb,
Microthial,
Unizeb Gold,
Glory, BB20,
TBCS40, Saaf,
Elixir, Triziman,
Tridium
Weevilcide,
Quickphos
Oorja


Subsidiaries

Products/Services

Seeds Herbicides Insecticides Fungicides Fumigants and storage Specialty postharvest product
Primary use Provide added
value to farmers
through
superior
genetics
Prevent or
reduce weeds,
which hamper
crop growth
and harvest
Control insect
pests, which
reduce crop
yields and
quality
Prevent and
cure fungal
plant diseases
Pest control in
warehouses
Technical
applications like
special coatings
Key products Sorghum,
Corn, Canola,
Sunfl ower,
Vegetables
Propanil,
Metribuzin,
Glufosinate,
Pendimethalin,
S-Metolachlor,
Asulam
Acephate,
Imidacloprid,
Bifenazate,
Flonicamid,
Bifenthrin
Mancozeb,
Copper,
Sulphur
Aluminum
Phosphide
(ALP)
Magnesium
Phosphide
Natural
coatings CIPC

Plants

India 16 | Argentina 3 | Brazil 1 | Colombia 1 | France 3 | Italy 1 | Netherlands 2 | China 1 | Turkey 1 | UK 1 | USA 2 | Vietnam 1 | Australia 1 | Thailand 1

Revenue Segmentation

Geography-wise

Region Latin America India North America Europe Rest of the World
Sales (Rs. crore) 5,692 3,189 3,083 2,305 3,109
Human resources 1,155 4,784 291 479 726
Product registrations 1,455 940 363 1,460 1,963

Branded product sales

Financials

(In Rupees Crore) 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Total Income 17,920 17,124 17,124 14,660
PBT 2,305 1,922 1,922 1,117
PAT 2,030 1,733 1,733 952
EPS 39.79 34.07 34.06 18.54
EBIDTA/Turnover 22.7% 20.9%
EBIDTA/Net interest (number of times) 8.23 6.81
Net Debt-equity ratio 0.42 0.47 0.47 0.69
Return on equity (%) 22.1% 23.4%
Book value 180 146
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by , created on July 10th, 2017, last updated on February 12th, 2019

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