Metalcon Group is now Vigent.

For now on Metalcon Investimentos, SGPS SA, will be called VigentGroup, SGPS SA, thus initiating the current use of the corporate brand Vigent.

The creation of this new brand aims to broaden horizons and strengthen the positioning of the holding company across borders. The new name, more comprehensive and international, seeks its origins in Latin and means vitality, honorability and prosperity. “That’s exactly where we want to position ourselves – these are our values. Our new image represents them and transmits them abroad. From now on, there will be a greater alignment between our identity and our reality, our mentality and above all our ambition – Creating Value and Thriving. ” explains Sérgio Silva, CEO of the holding company.

Vigent is a group with its origins in Portugal with international deployment and operations distributed by more than 15 countries. It covers investments in several areas such as engineering and protective steel, processing and trading of Seafood products or the development and management of real estate assets.

Currently, the Group has more than 1,000 employees aggregating more than 20 companies. In 2015, our companies generated an aggregate turnover of more than 195 million euros. At present, more than 50% of the turnover comes from abroad.