Corporate Credit Rating for BIOVALLEY INVESTMENTS PARTNER S.P.A.: B1 (First Issuance)
modefinance published the Solicited Corporate Credit Rating of BIOVALLEY INVESTMENTS PARTNER S.P.A. on the website and the rating assigned to the entity is B1 (first issuance). The analysis revealed it is an adequate company with average capability of repaying financial obligations and it is little affected by adverse economic scenarios.
The Company BIOVALLEY INVESTMENTS PARTNER S.P.A. (abbreviated to “BIP S.P.A.”, or hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) is an enterprise part of an integrated industrial group, founded in 2016 and specialized in marketing and sale of products and services. In particular, the Group invests in the BioHighTech sector (BioMed, BioTech and Pharma, BioICT), in innovative companies operating in life sciences, medicine and digital markets.
Key Rating Assumption
The company BIOVALLEY INVESTMENTS PARTNER S.P.A. presents a “sufficient” economic and financial situation, characterized by a strong capitalization and an adequate financial balance. However, profitability ratios are still low. In Bank of Italy’s Central Credit Register, no episodes linked to disputes or serious anomalies were registered throughout the period under review.
The Company’s administrative body has a collegial form and is made up of various figures external to the owners, with control being carried out by a collegial, as well. The corporate structure is rather articulated, although the Company has a consolidation perimeter within which fall four other companies. The Company also has several minority shareholdings.
The Company operates within an integrated industrial group specializing in marketing and sale of products and services relating to the field of BioHighTech. The Company operates by investing in innovative companies active in its related markets, as well. In November 2019, The Company was recognized as “Innovative SME” by the Ministry of Economic Development. No black records have been found against the Company, its shareholders or members of the administrative body.
The Company has a very high ranking in terms of size (91/100), describing it as one of the largest companies in the analysis sample in terms of turnover. As far as solvency is concerned, the Company’s position is very high (81/100), as well, due to the solid capitalization of the Company. Eventually, with regard to profitability, the Company’s position is well below the industry median(10/100), making it one of the least profitable companies in the analysis sample. The peer group shows a constant reduction in leverage and financial leverage throughout the period under review and can thus be considered good. The peer group shows an increasing current ratio and quick ratio throughout the period under examination, above the unit and can thus be considered adequate. The peer group shows an increasing ROE during 2020, such as to be considered adequate.
The macroeconomic picture of Italy shows how the recovery in 2021 was in line with forecast data, with sustained economic growth that should continue in the coming years. Political stability and the correct use of the funds made available by the European community are of fundamental importance to maintain positive signals in 2022 as well.
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