Camargo Corrêa S.A. is a privately-held holding company family controlled that has a diversified business portfolio comprising companies with outstanding performance in the cement, energy concessions, urban mobility and transportation concessions, engineering and construction, real estate development, textile and shipbuilding industries. Always seizing opportunities that create long-term value, the holding continuously invests to make its businesses even more efficient and profitable, creating value to shareholders, professionals, business partners and the communities where its sites are located.
Camargo Corrêa S.A.’s main business in terms of income is nowadays in the cement industry. InterCement, ranked among the top ten international cement manufacturers, operates in eight countries, in South America, Africa and Europe, by means of 40 plants strategically located to supply with agility and quality its clients.
In the energy concession segment, Camargo Corrêa S.A. controls one of the largest companies in the Brazilian electrical industry, CPFL Energia, of which it holds 23.6% interest in voting capital. In the urban mobility and transportation concessions, it is one of the three founding shareholders, with 17% interest in capital, of CCR, ranked among the largest and most important companies in this market. The company operates in road and airport concessions, in Brazil and abroad, in subway routes and ferry system.
One of its main pillars, Construtora Camargo Corrêa, which originated the businesses of the portfolio of Camargo Corrêa S.A 77 years ago, is responsible for the development of important infrastructure projects in Brazil and abroad. With expertise in large and complex enterprises, in several segments – such as hydroelectric power plants, highways, bridges, subway, sanitation, railroads and road works, among others –, Construtora stands out in the industry for being a pioneer and in the vanguard of the adoption of modern and effective corporate governance and compliance models.
In the real estate development industry, it operates by means of Camargo Corrêa Desenvolvimento Imobiliário (CCDI), with remarkable performance in high end residential developments or AAA corporate buildings, and logistics infrastructure. In the economical segment, this operation is performed by means of HM Engenharia, a company founded in 1976 that has important participation in the federal program targeted at low-income families, “Minha Casa Minha Vida”.
In the textile segment, it controls one of the most well-known brands in the market: Santista. With plants in Brazil and Argentina, the company differentiates itself in the premium denim and workwear market – fabric for workwear – by the innovation and quality of the products and services provided to clients.
The shipbuilding industry is also part of the businesses of the holding, which holds interests in the Atlântico Sul shipyard. With facilities in the municipality of Ipojuca, Pernambuco, its processing capacity is 160 thousand tons of steel per year, which makes it the largest and most modern in the Southern Hemisphere.
Camargo Corrêa’s holding companies ended the year 2015 with operations in 16 countries and nearly 27 thousand employees.