Bouygues SA history, company profile (overview) and history video

       Bouygues S.A. is a conglomerate (a multi-industry company) headquartered in Paris, France. The group specializes in construction, energy and transport infrastructure, media, and telecommunications.


       Bouygues’ origins date back to 1952 when Francis Bouygues founded Entreprise Francis Bouygues.

       In 1970, the company was listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.

       In 1972, Entreprise Francis Bouygues changed its name to Bouygues.

       In 1985, the Group’s property development activities, Stim, Bâtir and France Construction, were brought together into one single entity called Bouygues Immobilier.

       In 1986, Bouygues bought Screg, one of the leading roadbuilding companies, which included Colas, and became one of the world’s biggest building and civil works firms.

       In 1987, the Group became the owner of TF1, one of the leading TV channels in France.

       In 1994, Bouygues Telecom was launched.

       In 1999, Bouygues spun off its building and civil works subsidiary to create Bouygues Construction.

       In 2018, the company purchased the Australian construction company A. W. Edwards.

    - Advertisement -

       In 2022, Bouygues completed the acquisition of Equans.


    • Bouygues Construction;
    • Bouygues Immobilier – property development, urban planning and operation;
    • Bouygues Telecom;
    • Colas – designs, builds and maintains transport infrastructure;
    • TF1 Group – media and content provider;
    • Equans – energy provider.

       With more than 200,000 employees and a presence in over 80 countries, Bouygues S.A. is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World, according to Forbes.

    *Information from,, and

    **Video published on YouTube by “Groupe Bouygues



    Related videos