SAFIRA recognized as a PME Excelência 2014 (SME Excellence 2014)

Assigned by IAPMEI (Portuguese Agency for SMEs and Innovation) in partnership with the major Portuguese banks, the PME Excelência status aims to distinguish companies that stand out for their economic-financial performance, rating notations and profitability, while maintaining high competitive standards in a particularly demanding context and contributing to the overall country’s competitiveness.

PME ExcelênciaCompanies awarded with PME Excelência are a subset of the PME Líderes (SME Leaders) that additionally met the following requirements:
- Be at the first 2 rating levels (AAA or AA) based on 2013 Annual Report
- Comply the following financial criteria, supported on the 2013 financial statements:

  • Financial autonomy (Equity/Assets) >= 35%;
  • Growth in turnover >= 5%;
  • Return on equity (Net results/ Equity) >= 10%
  • Return on assets (Net results / Net Assets)>= 3%

More info at IAPMEI website.


Key numbers:

  • +1.100.000 SMEs in Portugal
  • 7.417 PME Líderes (SME Leaders)
  • 1.845 PME Excelência (SME Excellence)
  • 49 IT companies awarded
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