London Stock Exchange welcomes STAR and ELITE companies at the STAR Conference 2014

London Stock Exchange has welcomed STAR and ELITE Companies this morning, Friday 3rd October, to open the markets on the occasion of STAR Conference 2014, London. The ceremony has been opened by His Excellency the Italian Ambassador to the United Kingdom Pasquale Terracciano.

This years’ event is characterized by a record number of meetings and participating investors. More than 600 one-to-one meetings have been organised, where company senior management will meet over 104 investors from 84 investment companies.

To date in 2014, the STAR segment has a market capitalization of €22,51 billion, an increase of 28 per cent compared to the same period in 2013.

The FTSE Italia STAR index has continually outperformed the FTSE Italia All Share (an increase of 127 per cent from the beginning of 2003 until today). In the past 12 months the FTSE Italia STAR returned a positive performance of 22 per cent.