VEGA - Engenharia e Consultoria Ltda. is a Brazilian company specialized in providing road infrastructure engineering and consultancy services, with a key focus on the railway sector. VEGA also acts in the supervision and management of road and industrial projects.
EGIS, with 75% of its capital by the financial institution Caisse des Dépôts and 25% by Iosis Partenaires, is the leading company in France and sixth in Europe, in the engineering consultancy sector, developing projects in the area of airports, railways, waterways, highways, sanitation and urban development. The company also participates in the concession and operation of highways and airports.
The company has 11,000 employees, of whom 7,000 are engineers, with a presence in more than 100 countries. The group had a turnover of 800 million euros in 2010.
Through its global offices, Clairfield Brazil identified potential companies interested in the VEGA company profile. Clairfield Brazils’ commercial actions and financial advice contributed to VEGA's shareholders in choosing the best business alternative. The VEGA-EGIS association aims to: create a world centre for excellence for rail freight projects and implement a business platform, especially in South America.