CDP Equity

Euronext-Borsa Italiana. The Italian presence on the European capital market is consolidated

CDP Equity has become the reference shareholder of Euronext, also safeguarding the change of governance of a strategic asset like Borsa Italiana. On 9 October 2020, Euronext acquired 100% of the Borsa Italiana Group from London Stock Exchange company.

CDP Equity

General outlook

Borsa, the Italian stock exchange, is a crucial financial infrastructure for attracting and managing the flow of capital needed to develop a market economy. Furthermore, the capital markets union is the backbone of the financial cohesion of the European Union. The completed operation will support the capital ecosystem in a pan-European framework, improving access to the financial resources of SMEs and tech companies, in addition to developing the Elite segment.
CDP Equity

The investment strategy

CDP Equity acquired 7.3% of Euronext, becoming a majority shareholder. This operation ensures an Italian representation on the Supervisory Board, on the Managing Board and on the College of Regulators which supervises the Group’s activities.

The actors involved

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The numbers for the operation

Euronext and Borsa Italiana will be the first regulated actor in the capital market, with more than € 42 billion raised in 2019 through IPOs. Italy will be the main taxpayer in terms of revenue (34% of combined revenue in 2019).

1800 Listed companies

Together Euronext and Borsa Italiana will have the biggest regulated market in Europe

€ 4300 bln Total capitalisation

The new group will be the main operator regulated in the secondary market, with 11.7 billion worth of equity traded every day

39% Ricavi combinati del listino italiano (2019)

Faranno dell'Italia il primo contributore in termini di ricavi