Results session of the Initial Public Offering of Espírito Santo Saúde
The results session of the Initial Public Offering of Espírito Santo Saúde was held on February 7th. On this occasion, Isabel Vaz, along with the board of directors of Espírito Santo Saúde, rang the closing bell of the Portuguese Stock Exchange to celebrate the initial public offering and capital increase. The session also included interventions from Luís Laginha de Sousa (President and CEO, Euronext Lisbon), Miguel Geraldes (Director of Markets, Euronext Lisbon), Isabel Vaz (CEO, Espírito Santo Saúde), and was terminated by the Secretary of State for Health, Manuel Teixeira.
In her speech, Isabel Vaz said "Today the Espírito Santo Saúde fulfills one of its most important challenges. The Espírito Santo Saúde group, is the first company in the health care sector to enter the Portuguese capital market and the first private venture to do so since 2008. We believed that this was the right time now: Portugal gave concrete signs of economic and financial recovery, and the markets showed an increasing confidence in our country. We sincerely thank to our new shareholders for their confidence in our future and the future of Portugal.”