Listed Italian companies meet with investors in London
- 18 listed companies from 8 sectors represented
- Total market capitalization of €60 billion
- More than 400 meetings between companies and investors arranged
Borsa Italiana’s annual ‘Italian Equity Roadshow’ takes place in London this week. Over the next two days, companies listed on our Italian markets will meet with UK and international investors at the headquarters of London Stock Exchange Group.
130 investors representing 100 investment houses from across the UK, Continental Europe, Asia and New Zealand have confirmed their attendance with more than 400 company meetings scheduled.
The 18 listed companies cover eight macro industrial sectors: Consumer Goods, Consumer Services, Financials, Healthcare, Industrials, Technology, Telecommunication, Utilities. The companies have a total capitalization of €60 billion. The participating firms are: A2A, Amplifon, Anima Holding, Astaldi, Autogrill, Brembo, De’ Longhi, EI Towers, Fincantieri, FinecoBank, Generali, Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso, IGD – SIIQ, Inwit, Italgas, Leonardo, OVS and Reply.
On Tuesday, January 17, the companies will open trading in London alongside the Italian Ambassador to London, Pasquale Terracciano.
Raffaele Jerusalmi, CEO of Borsa Italiana and Executive Director Capital Markets of London Stock Exchange Group, said:
"The quantity and quality of the meetings organized are a testament to the interest in Italian markets and represents an opportunity to strengthen the strategic relationship between these Italian companies and institutional investors. Borsa Italiana promotes and enhances the Italian excellence in the world and London is an important showcase to promote our listed companies to the international financial community. During 2016, Borsa Italiana’s conferences helped arrange more than 4000 meetings with 600 investors and over 200 listed companies, in the cities of Hong Kong, London, Milan, New York, Singapore and Milan”.
Mauro Micillo, Chief Executive Officer of Banca IMI, commented:
"By promoting meetings like this, Banca IMI confirms its strong commitment to researching ever new opportunities in terms of our customers' growth and development. The fact that we work alongside Borsa Italiana and Intermonte guarantees our success in a journey which intends to propose the best realities that Italy is able to express to an attractive and very selective market, like that of London. Creating investment opportunities for our institutional customers, on one hand, and finding new stimuli and resources for the sustainable growth of Italian companies, on the other, are objectives which a Bank like ours has always pursued and intends to continue pursuing”.
Gianluca Bolengo, CEO of Intermonte, added:
“In collaboration with the Borsa Italiana and Banca IMI, we are delighted to propose this meeting between the international financial community and a high quality selection of Italian companies. It also gives us great pleasure to note the intense and abiding interest of London-based institutional clients in companies of this kind and the Italian market in general. It is our firm belief that events of this nature, coupled to the professional analysis which Intermonte is capable of providing, are fundamental to raising the appeal of the Italian market”.
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