Iberdrola is the Spanish energy brand with the highest growth in brand value, with a 1.4% increase in brand value and remains the most valuable Spanish energy company in the world according to Brand Finance, the intangible valuation consultancy. Furthermore, Iberdrola is the only Spanish company in the sector’s top 10. It ranks 6th in the table and has a value of €4.38 Bn. The ranking is headed by China’s State Grid with €46.9 Bn.
Naturgy will incorporate BlackRock’s Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Fund (GEPIF) as a financial partner in its purchase of 34.05% of Medgaz. To this end, it has sold 50% of the vehicle which will control its participation in the underwater gas pipeline running between Spain and Algeria.
Naturgy has agreed with Eni and Egypt to end their dispute over Unión Fenosa (UFG), in which the Spanish and Italian firms own 50% each. The company said the agreement includes the payment of 600 million dollars (about 547 million euros) in cash and most of the company’s assets outside of Egypt, excluding UFG’s business activities in Spain.
Morgan Stanley | Our estimates of Naturgy (NTGY) for 2022 are 18% below the objectives set by the company. This is due to our negative vision in LNG and in Latin American currencies.
Acerinox and MásMóvil will increase their weight in the Spanish stock index, accounting for 100% of its capital vs current 80%. On the contrary, Colonial will see it reduced to 60% (vs current 80% ) while Naturgy goes from 60% to 40%.
For the ratings agency, the reforms the Spanish regulator wants to carry out include a significant change in methodology which means less income for the companies in the sector in 2021-2026.
José Benito de Vega | Naturgy has enjoyed a very positive stockmarket evolution since the beginning of 2018, in which period its value has increased 43% compared to an 8% fall of the IBEX35. There are various factors behind his positive performance compared to the index, which was accentuated following the presentation of its Strategic Plan in June 2018. However, after the positive evolution of its shares, it is trading with elevated multiples and at a premium to the European sector which, in our opinion, does not take account of the regulatory risk.
Alphavalue | The energy multinational Naturgy in the period 2018-2019 will invest a total of 955 M€ in the development of rentable Energy in Spain, which will make the company increase this year 82.8% its installed potential in renewables compared to 2018. In an interview with Efe, the director of Naturgy Renewable Development in Spain, Carlos González Samano, has said that “the details of these investments will be substantiated in…
Naturgy expects to invest 2 billion euros during 2019, of which 70% will be destined for Spain: almost 1 billion euros in new renewable installations, 175 million euros for electricity networks and another 220 million euros in gas networks. This was announced by the company’s president, Francisco Reynes, during a press conference prior to the General Assembly of shareholders held in Madrid yesterday.
Naturgy has reached agreement with Argentina to recover 120 million euros. The company has been suffering significant damage to its accounts from the hyperinflation and the devaluation of the Argentine peso this year.