Management Fundamentals

Leader in its markets

Strategic presence in key sectors, capital discipline and business capillarity provide resilience and financial strength to Ultra, even in adverse scenarios.

Ultra is a multi-business company with a leading position in five different business segments and over 14 thousand employees. It operates with a widespread presence and throughout the Brazilian territory in the specialized distribution and retail through Ipiranga, in the fuel sector, Ultragaz, in liquefied petroleum gas - LPG sector, and Extrafarma, in retail pharmacy business. It also operates in the segment of specialty chemicals through Oxiteno, which has a leading position in Latin America, and storage for liquid bulk through Ultracargo, present in six ports in Brazil.

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Since 1999, Ultrapar’s shares have been listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), with ADRs Level III, and at the BM&FBovespa (São Paulo Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange)

Mercado BM&FBovespa

Since 2011 in the Novo Mercado listing segment - the highest corporate governance level in Brazil


Engaged in specialized distribution and retail (Ipiranga, Ultragaz and Extrafarma), specialty chemicals (Oxiteno) and storage for liquid bulk (Ultracargo)

+14 thousand

Employees in all states of Brazil and in other 8 countries through Oxiteno

The company has its business culture based on financial soundness, corporate governance designed to the alignment of interests, depth planning and rigorous implementation of its strategic guidelines. Ultra’s businesses have leading positions in its markets and differentiation capacity in relation to its competitors. As strategic positioning, Ultra operates businesses that are resilient in challenging economic scenarios and able to grow with the Brazilian economy in more favorable environments.

Since 1999, Ultrapar’s shares have been listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), with ADRs Level III, and at the BM&FBovespa (São Paulo Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange), and since 2011 in the Novo Mercado listing segment.

Awards and recognitions

Every year, Ultra’s activities has been awarded by the community for, among other aspects, the consistent value creation to shareholders, combined with distinct corporate governance and management practices. The main awards received by Ultra in 2015 are described below:

  • Elected the best company in investor relations of the energy sector by “IR Magazine Awards Brazil”.
  • Ranked third according to the Reputation Dividend Brazil 2015 ranking, organized by Reputation Dividend, among companies listed in BM&FBovespa.
  • Recognized by its investor relations according to a research by Institutional Investor magazine, including the best CEO, the best CFO, the best IR professionals and IR team, and the best event with analysts, in the segment of Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals in Latin America.
  • Recognized as a model company in corporate social responsibility by “Guia Exame Sustentabilidade 2015” (2015 Sustainability Guide from Exame Magazine), the most comprehensive survey on corporate sustainability in Brazil, granted by the Study Center of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (GVCes).

Ultra’s brand

fuel distribution

specialty chemicals

LPG distribution

storage for liquid bulk

retail pharmacy