Profile and Structure


The José de Mello Group is a recently rebuilt economic group that has a stable Portuguese shareholder base. It is one of Portugal’s biggest corporate groups.

The Group plays a diversified role in the economy and its competitive position rests on three business platforms held by José de Mello Capital:


Chemical Industry

Bondalti, the current designation of the chemical industry business area, and heiress of the historical CUF brand, is the largest Portuguese operator in the chemical industry sector, with manufacturing plants in Portugal and Spain.

Bondalti website:



CUF, the largest private health care provider in Portugal and an example of clinical excellence and respect of the dignity and wellbeing of the clients, manages a network of healthcare facilities including close to a dozen private clinics and one public hospital.

CUF website:


Infrastructures and Mobility

Brisa, with its high level of innovation and a leading-edge user of advanced technological developments, is a national and international reference in motorway management and operations and is currently rolling out a strategy to connect infrastructure management to the new mobility sectors.

Brisa website:


The José de Mello Group manages also a majority stake in José de Mello Residências e Serviços, which develops residential solutions and orthopedic, geriatric and neurological recovery and rehabilitation programs, a 50% stake in ATM, which is active in the area of maintenance, and a minority interest
in Efacec Power Solutions.

José de Mello Residências e Serviços website:
ATM website:
Efacec Power Solutions website:

Beginning in the industry

Over 100 years’ contribution to developing the Portuguese economy

History of the Group

The Group in figures

  • Presents a turnover of € 1,8 MM
  • Total assets under management of € 5,8 MM
  • More than 10,700 employees