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Mota-Engil (Mota-Engil Group) is a company focused on construction and infrastructure management. It operates in three segments: Engineering and Construction, Environment and Services, Transport Concessions and Energy. It constructs infrastructure, agricultural and industrial, public building, office and commerce, housing, and silo and chimney projects, as well as provides building rehabilitation services. The company also collects, treats, recovers, and disposes urban solid, non-hazardous, and industrial waste; exploits mineral resources, extracts gravel, sand, and crushed stone, generates and distributes electric energy, and produces hydroelectric and thermal energy. In addition, Mota-Engil designs and constructs social housing, markets, manages, and exploits technological and industrial business parks, develops, purchase, and sells real estate, trades and manages international holdings, and constructs, manages, and maintains golf courses. Further, the company provides urban cleaning, terminal exploitation, inspection, administrative, commercial, sea transport, sustainable mobility, shipping, and civil engineering and architecture services.
HQPorto, PT

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)35,331(-14%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)€2.4 B(-14%)
Share Price (Nov 2021)€1.3(-1%)
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Key People/Management at Mota-Engil

Gonçalo Moura Martins

Gonçalo Moura Martins

Chief Executive Officer
Carlos Mota Santos

Carlos Mota Santos

Vice Chief Executive Officer
José Pedro Freitas

José Pedro Freitas

Chief Executive Officer
Manuel António Mota

Manuel António Mota

Chief Business Development Officer
João Parreira

João Parreira

Member of the Executive Board at Mota-Engil Group, Chief Executive Officer Mota-Engil Latin America
Ismael Gaspar

Ismael Gaspar

Board Director
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Mota-Engil Office Locations

Mota-Engil has offices in Porto, Oeiras, Luanda, Oranjestad and in 24 other locations
Porto, PT (HQ)
R. do Rego Lameiro 38
Oeiras, PT
R. Mário Dionísio 2
Luanda, AO
R. Narciso Espírito Santo 52
Oranjestad, AW
Koningstraat 86
Belo Horizonte, BR
R. Santa Catarina, 894 - Lourdes
Praia, CV
Av. Sao Vicente
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Mota-Engil Financials and Metrics

Mota-Engil Revenue

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Mota-Engil's revenue was reported to be €2.43 b in FY, 2020 which is a 14.1% decrease from the previous period.

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Mota-Engil's current market capitalization is €301.8 m.
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Mota-Engil Operating Metrics

Mota-Engil's Backlog was reported to be €7.4b in H1, 2021.
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€5.47 b€5.37 b€5.37 b€5.49 b€6.05 b€7.39 b

Backlog (Engineering and Construction)

€5.38 b

Backlog (Construction)

€4.58 b€4.58 b€4.73 b

Backlog (Environment)

€782 m€782 m€760 m
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Mota-Engil Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Empresa Geral de FomentoSeptember 18, 2014
Tertir GroupOctober 17, 2006
Eco Eburnie
EGF Group Companies
Empresa Construtora
FSE Suministradora Fenix SAPI
Generadora Fenix
Glan Agua (Ireland)
ME África NV
Mota-Engil África Angola Branch
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Mota-Engil Revenue Breakdown

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Mota-Engil revenue breakdown by business segment: 30.2% from Europe, 17.1% from Latin America, 21.9% from Africa, 9.6% from Europe - Environment and Services, 20.6% from Europe - Engineering and Construction and 0.6% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Mota-Engil's employees are reported to be approximately 13% female and 87% male.
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Mota-Engil Cybersecurity Score

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Mota-Engil Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Mota-Engil Online and Social Media Presence

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Mota-Engil News and Updates

Mota-Engil, Grupo Casais e Politécnico de Setúbal cooperam nas áreas do ensino e investigação

A Mota-Engil, o Grupo Casais e o Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal (IPS) assinaram ontem um protocolo de cooperação que prevê a realização de estágios, estudos e investigação, projetos de inovação e bolsas de estudo.

Mota-Engil aumenta oferta de obrigações para 110 milhões de euros

A oferta de obrigações da Mota-Engil vai ser maior que o inicialmente esperado. A construtora resolveu subir o montante total a emitir para 110 milhões de euros, mais 35 milhões do que tinha anunciado a 11 de novembro, sendo que a possibilidade de alargamento já estava prevista no prospeto da operaç…

Mota-Engil, SGPS, S.A. informs about transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities

After this transaction, Mrs. Maria Paula Queirós Vasconcelos Mota de Meireles became the holder of 1,444,490 shares of MotaEngil, SGPS, S.A., corresponding to 0.47% of its share capital, and the number of shares of Mota-Engil, SGPS, S.A. attributable to FM – Sociedade de Controlo, SGPS, S.A. arise t…

Announcement Of The Launch Of Two Voluntary Public Exchange Offers

The Issuer and Offeror is Mota-Engil, SGPS, S.A., a listed company with head office on Rua do Rego Lameiro, no. 38, 4300-454 Porto, Portugal, in the parish of Campanhã, municipality of Porto, with a fully subscribed and paid up share capital of €306,775,950, and registered with the Commercial Regist…

Mota-Engil Informs on the Award of a Contract in Brazil Amounting to Circa of 913 Million Brazilian Real

MOTA-ENGIL S.G.P.S., S.A. (“MOTA-ENGIL”) informs that its Brazilian subsidiary, EMPRESA CONSTRUTORA BRASIL, in consortium with a local company, Sea Brasil (90%/10%), has been awarded a construction contract by Petrobras amounting to circa of 913 million Brazilian real, equivalent to 164 million US…

Malawi cancels contract with Mota Engil for Military Hospital construction

Malawi Government is looking for a contractor, preferably from China, for the National Military Referral Hospital following termination of contract with Mota Engil.
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Mota-Engil Blogs


Under the motto “TOGETHER FOR EVERYONE, MIRROR TOMORROW”, we share the 2020 Sustainability Report, aware of the role the Group has for sustainable development from an economic, environmental and social perspective, seeking to generate value through decisions and actions taken, responding to the expe…

8th edition of StartME

Applications are now open for the 8th edition of StartME – the Corporate Trainee Program at Mota-Engil, which recruited more than 300 young people and which constitutes a unique opportunity for learning, exchanging experiences and living in a multicultural environment. About 200 opportunities are no…

Mota-Engil Sustainability: Multiple Sights, One Direction

Under the motto “Multiple Looks, The Same Direction”, Mota-Engil shares the 2019 Sustainability Report, aware of the role that the Group has for the sustainable development from an economic, environmental and social perspective, seeking to generate value through decisions and actions taken, meeting …

Pediatric Hospital in Luanda

On June 27, 2020, the opening of the emergency room, of the Pediatric Hospital, located in the province of Luanda, took place. This ceremony was attended by His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Angola, João Lourenço, accompanied by the first lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, and other distinguish…

Mota-Engil Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Mota-Engil founded?

    Mota-Engil was founded in 1946.

  • Who are Mota-Engil key executives?

    Mota-Engil's key executives are Gonçalo Moura Martins, Carlos Mota Santos and José Pedro Freitas.

  • How many employees does Mota-Engil have?

    Mota-Engil has 35,331 employees.

  • What is Mota-Engil revenue?

    Latest Mota-Engil annual revenue is €2.4 b.

  • What is Mota-Engil revenue per employee?

    Latest Mota-Engil revenue per employee is €68.8 k.

  • Who are Mota-Engil competitors?

    Competitors of Mota-Engil include Balfour Beatty, MasTec and STFA Group.

  • Where is Mota-Engil headquarters?

    Mota-Engil headquarters is located at R. do Rego Lameiro 38, Porto.

  • Where are Mota-Engil offices?

    Mota-Engil has offices in Porto, Oeiras, Luanda, Oranjestad and in 24 other locations.

  • How many offices does Mota-Engil have?

    Mota-Engil has 28 offices.