Poste Italiane is the largest infrastructure in Italy and is active in the areas of post and logistics as well as in financial and insurance services.
Serving the Country for 160 years
With its 160-year history, Poste Italiane is an integral part of Italy’s economic, social and productive fabric, occupying an unparalleled position in the country in terms of size, recognisability, reach and customer loyalty.
Poste Italiane’s ownership
Poste Italiane has issued shares listed on the Mercato Telematico Azionario (the MTA, an electronic stock exchange) organised and managed by Borsa Italiana SpA as of 27 October 2015. At 31 December 2021, the Company is 29.26% owned by the Ministry of the Economy and Finance (MEF) and 35% owned by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA (CDP), also controlled by the MEF. The remaining shares are held by institutional and retail investors. 31.1%2 of shares held by Poste Italiane SpA institutional investors are held by investors3 who follow ESG criteria (Environment, Social, Governance) in their investment choices. The share capital of Poste Italiane SpA consists of 1,306,110,000 ordinary shares, of which 1,300,877,079 are outstanding at 31 December 2021.
2. Source: Nasdaq Corporate Solutions.
3. Poste Italiane’s institutional investors represent 23.1% of the share capital and 65.3% of the floating equity
The organisation of Poste Italiane SpA envisages business functions4 specialising in the main areas of offer that cover the Group’s4 business sectors and two commercial channels responsible for sales of products/services, which are supported by corporate functions of guidance, governance, control and provision of services in support of business processes.
4. These are Mail, Communication and Logistics for mail, parcel and commercial communication services and BancoPosta as the placement intermediary for financial and insurance offerings. The other two business areas