It is a simple financial rating action, an exercise to which all companies listed on the Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM) are expected to comply – without necessarily complying with it systematically. But in the report delivered on 26 september by the rating agency GCR Ratings (now under the leadership of Moody’s), a passage calls out: “The quality of Servair Abidjan’s management remains weakened by the uncertainties surrounding the renewal by the Ivorian State of the concession of catering [restauration] and of handling [manutention] : this concession has expired since 2015, and since that date, the renewal of the concession has still not been formalized, which gives rise to a risk of sustainability of operation same if the signals go in the direction of a renewal of the concession. »
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An unusual situation, as Boris Eloy, Development Director of Servair, and Alain Muders, Deputy Managing Director in charge of Africa, bluntly acknowledge, joined by Young Africa. But “if it is not sanctioned by a cessation of activity, it is because we are not in the most total illegality: the situation is known by all the stakeholders, and in particular the authorities”, explain the of them frames.