Acciona

Acciona´s new desalination plant in Saudi Arabia will serve oil company Aramco

DBRS Rates Acciona’s Debt At BBB In The Long Term And At R-2 In The Short Term

Acciona has publicly confirmed its rating from the Canadian agency DBRS. This is a rating that the Spanish firm has had since 2018 for various specific operations in different regions, mainly in North America, but which it has so far not released. Acciona does not have ratings from the main rating agencies. However the company believes that the flexibility of the sector analysis offered by DBRS allows it to more reliably reflect the joint risk of Acciona’s various businesses.


Acciona wins Sao Paulo subway line contract withdrawn from Odebrecht

Acciona Wins Sao Paulo Subway Line Contract Withdrawn From Odebrecht

Spanish watchdog CNMV has confirmed the agreement between Acciona, the Brazilian consortium Move and the State of Sao Paulo regarding the transfer of the city’s subway line concession to the Spanish firm. This project was withdrawn from Odebrecht in 2016 and is one of the largest in Brazil’s concession sector.


Acciona to build and operate its first desalination plant in Hong Kong

Acciona to Build And Operate Its First Desalination Plant In Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Water Supplies Department has selected a consortium including Acciona to design, build, operate and maintain the first phase of the Tseung Kwan O desalination plant. The project, worth HKD9.018 billion (€1.042 billion), includes the construction and operation of the plant for a duration of ten years. The facility will equip the city to face the challenges of climate change and the low level of rainfall in the area.







Family owned

“Family Owned” More Convincing

Analysts at Carax- Alphavalue have been holding sceptical views as a rule about the benefits of holding stakes in companies held by families or under their influence. However they may have to change their mind thanks to a couple of charts of the relative performance of a universe made of 104 stocks tagged as “under family influence”. They hence provides a list of “family” stocks with a significant upside potential, which includes Spanish Corporación Financiera Alba ranking first, and Acciona fourth.


Constructors: The Erroneous Stigma Of The “Spanish Company”

Fernando Rodríguez | Barely 10% of Spain’s 6 listed constructors’ business is generated at home. But problems like the recent cancellation of the real estate plan included in Madrid’s Operacion Chamartin, due to the decision of the city council which is close to Podemos, are all contributing to maintaining the generic perception that they are “Spanish companies” subject to political risk.