CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd.)

Company Profile

■URL

https://www.catl.com/en/

■Address

No.2, Xingang Road, Zhangwan Town, Jiaocheng District, Ningde, Fujian, China

Business Overview

-Chinese privately owned mega battery manufacturer. Main products are automotive batteries.

-The company operates in three divisions: the Drive Battery Division, which handles cells, modules, and battery management systems; the Battery Materials Division; and the Energy Storage Systems Division. Develops and manufactures ternary and iron phosphate batteries. Its products are compatible with xEVs (HV/EV/PHV/FCV) and are used in passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and motorcycles.

-In 2021, the company invested in securing battery materials and in a battery recycling business in response to concerns about a shortage of materials due to increased demand.

-In 2021, CATL was No. 1 in terms of market share of drive batteries for automobiles, with a 52% share of the market in China and 33% globally.

China market share global Market Share

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Shareholders

-Listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange

(As of December 31, 2021)
Major Shareholders Shareholding Ratio (%)
Ningbo Meishan Bonded Port Investment Co., Ltd. 24.52
Shilin HUANG 11.15
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. 7.16
Ningbo Joint Innovation New Energy Investment Management Partnership (Limited Partnership) 6.78
Other shareholders 50.39
Total 100.00

Products

-Lithium-ion batteries
-Lithium polymer batteries
-Fuel cells
-Lithium iron carbonate batteries
-Large capacity energy storage batteries
-Super capacitors
-Battery modules for EVs
-Powertrains
-Micro-hybrid battery packs for EVs' starting and stopping
-Standard battery packs for commercial vehicles
-Rechargeable battery packs
-Single 240Ah large capacity cells for energy storage applications
-Lithium iron carbonate series cells
-Ternary series cells
-Battery management systems

History

Dec. 2011 The company was established.
Nov. 2012 Established a subsidiary called Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (Qinghai).
Jun. 2014 Established a wholly-owned subsidiary called Lithium Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (Beijing).
Dec. 2014 Established a branch in Shanghai .
2014 Established a subsidiary called Contemporary Amperex Technology GmbH (Germany) as a R&D center.
Jan. 2015 Acquired Guangdong Brunp Recycling Technology Limited (Foshan). The company owns 66.72% of the shares.
Oct. 2015 Established a subsidiary called Contemporary Lithium Power Limited.
Dec. 2015 Changed name to Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited.
Jun. 2016 Established a subsidiary called Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (Jiangsu).
Aug. 2017 Established a subsidiary called Contemporary Amperex Technology (Hong Kong) Limited
Jun. 2017 Established a subsidiary called Contemporary Amperex Technology France
Jun. 2017 Established two joint ventures called Contemporary SAIC Power Battery Co., Ltd. and SAIC Contemporary Power Battery Systems Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2017 Established a subsidiary called Dongguan Runyuan Amperex Technology Limited
Sep. 2017 Established a subsidiary called Contemporary Amperex Technology (USA), Inc.
Oct. 2017 Established a subsidiary called Contemporary Amperex Technology Japan KK
Jun. 2018 Listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange
Jul. 2018 The Company established a battery production base and a technical center in Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany.
Jul. 2018 Joint venture with Dongfeng Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Contemporary (Wuhan) Electronic Systems Co., Ltd., starts production.
Nov. 2018 Established Yibin Tianyi Lithium Technology Innovation Co., Ltd. as a joint venture of CATL, Dongguan Yian Technology Co., Ltd., Sanxiang Advanced Material Co., Ltd., and Jiangsu Vansun Mechanical & Electrical Group Co., Ltd.
Dec. 2018 Established a joint venture, Contemporary GAC Power Battery Co., Ltd., with GAC Group.
Dec. 2018 Established a joint venture, GAC Contemporary Power Battery Co., Ltd., with GAC Group.
Dec. 2018 The Company opened its first North American sales and service base in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Dec. 2018 Established a joint venture, CATL Geely Power Battery Co., Ltd., with Geely subsidiary Zhejiang Jirun Automobile Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2019 Established Contemporary FAW Power Battery Co., Ltd. as a joint venture with China FAW.
Jun. 2019 Established Contemporary Amperex Technology Thuringia GmbH in Thuringia, Germany.
Sep. 2019 With its subsidiary, Guangdong Brunp Recycling Technology Limited (Foshan), established Ningbo Brunp New Energy Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2019 Established Shichuan Contemporary New Energy Technology Co., Ltd.
Mar.2020 Established a joint venture, Shanghai Kuaibu New Energy Technology Co., Ltd., with Fujian Baicheng New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (BACN).
Apr. 2020 Established a joint venture with East Group Co., Ltd., Xinneng East (Yangzhou) Co., Ltd.

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