Solicited Corporate Credit Rating for TREMAGI SRL: B1+ (Upgrade)
modefinance published the Solicited Corporate Credit Rating of TREMAGI SRL on the CRA website and the rating assigned to the entity is B1+ (Upgrade). The analysis revealed that the Company presents an adequate situatio and is able to cope with adverse economic conditions in the medium and long term.
TREMAGI S.R.L. is a holding company established in 2009 and active in the energy sector that leads the Group of the same name. The Company operates in electricity and gas sales, working with wholesalers, resellers and final customers, thus diversifying its business through the different subsidiaries. The most significant company in Tremagi Group in terms of contribution to the Group’s results and experience, is Illumia S.p.A., a company acquired in 2010 and active since 2003 in the electricity trading.
Key Rating Assumptions
The economic and financial situation of TREMAGI SRL is improving, with increased risk coverage by shareholder funds and expanding margins. The liquidity management appears correct from a static perspective, with a strengthened current ratio. From a dynamic point of view, a balanced cash flow is noted, thanks to the new resources raised from the financial system that independently cover the investments made. The short-term financial resources cover in turn the absorption of resources generated by the working capital, which does not affect the significant operating flow.
The management of existing credit lines appears correct, as highlighted by the timely payments and the absence of financial tension.
The governance and control structure reflect the best practices, featuring an internal control body in collegial form flanked by an external control body. The certification of the financial statements is entrusted to an auditing firm. In addition, the Company also has a supervisory body as per ex-231/2001 regulation. The group structure is articulated but clear in roles and relationships.
When compared to the peer group, the Company's positioning is close to the 60th percentile in terms of size, while it perfectly aligns with the 60th percentile in terms of solvency. The benchmark peer group expresses adequate performances across all areas of analysis considered.
The Italian energy sector is going through a period of high uncertainty, characterized by geopolitical tensions and high inflation. However, the overall state of health of the sector improved in recent months, suggesting a medium/long-term outlook in recovery. The macroeconomic framework for Italy projects modest growth in 2023, mainly driven by the investments operated thanks to the EU funds. However, the macroeconomic forecasts could be revised upward.
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