Millennium Group Activity

What is Millennium bcp's main activity?

Millennium bcp is a financial institution focused on retail banking.

With a leadership position in the market and prominence in various products, financial services and market segments, it is the largest privately-held Portuguese bank, with 421 branches and 6,264 employees in Portugal, at the end of March 2022.

Where is Millennium Group present?

Millennium Group is present in four continents either through retail operations, representation offices and / or trade protocols. The group had more than 6.2 million active customers at the end of March 2022.

Millennium Group has a prominent position not only in Africa, with the operation in Mozambique and the participation in Angola (through its associate BMA), but also in Europe, through its operation in Poland.

Since 2010, the Bank operates in Macao through an on-shore branch and has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China with the objective of strengthening cooperation between the two banks, which is extended to other countries and regions beyond Portugal and China. Macau branch takes up increasingly as a strategic vector of development of relations between Europe, China and Lusophone Africa, particularly in the areas of trade finance and investment banking.

All operations carry out their activities under the Millennium brand.

What is the contribution of each international operation for the Group's results?

International operations account for more than 65% of the total of 1,264 branches and for around 60% of the 15,744 employees of the Group. They contributed with 5.3 million Euros to the consolidated earnings, 67.1 million euros excluding the costs related with CHF loan portfolio, in the first three months of 2022

What is Millennium bcp's corporate governance structure?

Banco Comercial Português, S.A. employs a one-tier management and supervisory model, composed by a Board of Directors, which includes an Executive Committee and an Audit Committee comprised of only non-executive Directors. The company also has a Remuneration and Welfare Board and an International Strategic Board.

In addition, the Group uses a Statutory Auditor and an external auditing firm to audit the individual and consolidated accounts of the Bank, whose appointment was deliberated at the General Meeting.

Millennium bcp's corporate governance structure

Shares and Shareholders

How can I buy BCP shares?

BCP shares may be purchased through your bank. If you are a Millennium bcp client, you can go to your branch, contact us through our Direct Banking service, +351 21 005 24 24 (call to the national landline with 24-hour personalized contact), or go to the investment section of the website (millenniumbcp.pt) after logging in. The cost of the calls depends on the specific prices agreed by you with your telecommunication operator.

What are the main characteristics of Millennium bcp shares?

With more than 15 billion shares listed on Euronext Lisbon Stock Exchange and over 1.9 billion euros turnover during 2021, the BCP share is among the most traded security on Euronext Lisbon. For more information about the share click here.

In which markets are BCP shares listed?

BCP shares are listed on Euronext Lisbon Stock Exchange.

What are the codes of BCP shares?

Information about BCP shares may be found through one of the following codes:

Bloomberg - BCP PL

Reuters - BCP.LS


Who should I contact in case I have a question related to my shares?
(E.g. shares transfer, how to change name or address, etc.)?

If you have any questions regarding your portfolio, you should contact Millennium bcp's Direct Banking service, +351 21 005 24 24 (call to the national landline with 24-hour personalized contact). The cost of the calls depends on the specific prices agreed by you with your telecommunication operator.

If you want to clarify any questions regarding BCP's financial and strategic information, you may contact the Investor Relations Division through +351 211 131 321.

When will the next Annual General Shareholders Meeting take place?

The next General Shareholders Meeting will be held by the end of May 2023, for the presentation and approval of the 2022 Full Year results.

Financial Reporting

When does Millennium bcp publish financial information?

According to the regulations of the Portuguese Securities Market Commission (CMVM), Millennium bcp publishes results quarterly and issues official statements regarding material information whenever necessary. For more information about the quarterly information, please click here.

The Group's Annual Report is published annually. The Group also publishes the half year report and interim reports. To see the latest reports, please click here.

May I follow Millennium bcp's earnings presentation live?

Millennium bcp offers a feature on its website that allows all investors and shareholders to listen to the earnings presentation.

What is the accounting system used by Millennium bcp?

Since January 1, 2005, the Group's consolidated accounts are presented in accordance with International Financial Accounting Standards (IFRS).

What are Millennium bcp's external control bodies?

In addition to being subject to supervision by the Bank of Portugal and by the Portuguese Securities Market Commission (CMVM), the Group's accounts are audited by an external Auditor, Deloitte & Associados Sociedade de Revisores Oficiais de Conta, S.A., represented by:

- Paulo Alexandre de Sá Fernandes (ROC n. 1456) - Effective

- Jorge Carlos Batalha Duarte Catulo (ROC n. 992) - Alternate

Additionally, the Group's operations are subject to the legislation and regulatory supervision of the countries where it operates.

How can I get the BCP group's latest Annual Report of BCP Group?

All Annual Reports of Millennium bcp are available on the "Annual Reports" section of this website. To access this page click here.


Does Millennium bcp pay dividends?

BCP resumed the dividend payment this year, with a payment of 0.0009€ per share regarding the 2021 result distribution.

In which currency are dividends paid?

The dividends of BCP's shares are paid in Euros.

Where can I find past dividends paid?

Dividends paid by Millennium bcp since 2000 are detailed in "Dividend" section of this website. To access this page click here.

Shareholder's area

What is the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service?

Banco Comercial Portuguese launched on February 3, 2014 a new service, "Millennium bcp Acionista", which allows holders of BCP shares to communicate more closely with the bank in which they have invested, and moreover access to Bank's products and services on preferential terms and benefit from a set of advantages and discounts agreed between Millennium bcp and its partners.

How can I join the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service?

To access the "Millennium bcp Acionista", the Bank's shareholders can access to a specific area on the "millenniumbcp.pt" website, exclusively aimed to individual shareholders with the BCP shares deposited in Portugal, whether they are Bank's customers or not.

Who can become a member of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service?

All the individual shareholders that own at least one BCP - Banco Comercial Português, S.A. share may become members of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service. The shares must be deposited in Portugal.

The "Millennium bcp Acionista" service determines the stake owned based on information conveyed by CVM - Central de Valores Mobiliários (Central Securities Depository). This information is updated on a monthly basis, by the end of each month.

I am a shareholder but my shares are not deposited in Portugal. Can I become a member of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service?

To become a member of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service it is absolutely necessary to have the shares deposited in Portugal.

How much do I have to pay to be a member of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service?

The membership of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" is free of charge.

Which are the benefits of joining the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service?

Each shareholder, member of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service, may benefit from advantages/offers attributed in accordance to the number of BCP shares held and deposited in Portugal. The advantages/offers available to the shareholders are fully described on the website of "Millennium bcp Acionista" service, as well as the rules for their attribution, being divided by categories according to the shareholders classification. In accordance with the number of BCP shares held by the member and deposited in Portugal at the moment of the registration, it is assigned a class ranging from Millennium according to the following table:

Nr. Of Shares Share Category
1 - 5,000 Millennium Shareholder
5,001 - 25,000 Gold Shareholder
≥ 25,001 Platinum Shareholder

The classification attributed and entitled to the offers and respective exchange is verified every month and may be altered depending on the number of BCP shares held by the shareholder that are deposited in Portugal on that date.

If I sell my BCP shares will I stop being a member of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service?

When you stop being a shareholder of BCP, your membership of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service shall be cancelled at the end of next month. Yet the benefits associated to the financial advantages shall remain in effect until the end of the ongoing civil year.

Can I transfer the benefits I have from being a member of the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service?

The benefits resulting from the classification given in view of the BCP shares held by the shareholders and deposited in Portugal are not transferable.

Can I cancel the membership of "Millennium bcp Acionista" service?

With immediate effect, through the option "Cancel membership of Millennium bcp Acionista" service on the "Millennium bcp Acionista" service website at "My Page".