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, SGPS:


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:


Chemical Industry

CUF is the largest Portuguese operator in the chemical industry sector, with manufacturing plants in Portugal and Spain, and it is currently a developing an innovative and high-tech project in nanomaterials.

CUF website:



José de Mello Health, 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 two public hospitals.

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

The Group in figures

  • Presents a turnover of € 1,5 MM
  • Total assets under management of € 6,5MM
  • More than 11,000 employees