CDP Equity

Investment Strategy

Objectives

CDP Equity’s operations aim to strengthen fundamental industrial assets for the country. The focus is aimed at strategic sectors for the country and key technologies for its development. CDP Equity operates mainly through two instruments. The first is private equity, with which it provides patient capital to accompany dimensional growth and technological development, and encourage the recovery of strategic companies during times of financial stress, also by giving them stable governance. The second is venture capital to support start-ups and innovative companies for their entire life cycle.​

Investment Criteria Direct Investment Principles Indirect Investment Principles
CDP Equity

To create national champions and support investment plans focussed on innovation and internationalisation​

CDP Equity

To develop infrastructure and consolidate strategic sectors for the country's sustainable develompent

Portfolio

CDP Equity supports the private Italian market with additional or complementary resources. It acts preferably as a minority shareholder, with an appropriate representation on boards of directors. Its portfolio comprises direct investments in listed and unlisted companies and indirect investments by means of investee asset management companies.​

Direct investments

4

investments in listed companies

10

investments in unlisted companies

Indirect investments

5

subsidiary or investee asset management companies

6

investments in funds managed by investee AMCs

Latest operations on investee companies

In recent months, CDP Equity has made important steps that have led to the creation of new national champions and the consolidation of the European market leader.

All the operations on subsidiaries
August 2021
  • CDP Equity

    Open Fiber

    Binding agreement for the acquisition of an additional 10% stake.

    Press Release
April 2021
March 2021
  • CDP Equity

    Green IT

    Company born to support Italy’s energy transition by means of renewable energy.

    Investment details
January 2021
  • CDP Equity

    Renovit

    Company born to promote the energy efficiency of condominiums, companies and public administration.

    Investment details

Latest operations on funds

Between 2020 and the present day, CDP Equity has completed 6 operations on funds, using global resources amounting to approximately € 0.8 billion.

All the operations on funds
January 2021
  • SUBSCRIPTION OF THE EVOLUZIONE FUND

    Managed by CDP Venture Capital Sgr.

November 2020
  • SUBSCRIPTION OF THE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER FUND

    Managed by CDP Venture Capital Sgr.

October 2020
  • SUBSCRIPTION OF THE BOOST INNOVATION FUND

    Managed by CDP Venture Capital Sgr.