MARF, BME’s Fixed Income market, today registered a new Commercial Paper (CP) Programme by the Portuguese company Mota-Engil, SGPS, S.A. (Mota-Engil) for a maximum outstanding balance of 50 million euros. The Mota-Engil Group is a leader in the construction and infrastructure sector in Portugal and a well-established player among the top 30 European groups in its activity.
With this new Commercial Paper Programme in MARF, Mota-Engil opens up a new flexible way of financing that will allow it to launch issues with amortisation terms between 3 business days and 397 calendar days. The Programme will be carried out through individual placements of CP among eligible counterparties and professional clients over the next 12 months, based on the company’s needs.
Bankinter acts as the Lead-Arranger of the Programme and will also be a Placement Entity, together with Banco Finantia and BEKA Finance. VGM Advisory is the Registered Advisor of Mota-Engil in MARF while Vieira de Almeida & Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, SP R.L. has provided legal advice to the issuer in connection with the establishment of the Commercial Paper Programme on MARF.
Throughout its more than 70 years of history, the Mota-Engil Group has become a major company worldwide in the engineering, construction, transport concessions, environment and mining sectors. It operates in 28 countries in Europe, Africa and Latin America through more than 200 subsidiaries based in these three continents.
In 2018 Mota-Engil posted a consolidated turnover of 2.8 billion euros and an EBITDA of 407 million euros. The company was listed on the Lisbon Stock Exchange in 1987 and is currently part of the PSI-20 index, which includes the 20 largest-capitalisation companies in the Portuguese market.