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Growth, innovation, competitiveness and internationalization of Italian companies through direct and indirect investments

About us

CDP Equity is a holding company of Cassa depositi e prestiti Group, with the objective of investing in Italian companies of significant national interest with economic, financial and asset balance, having suitable perspectives in terms of profitability and development, capable to create value for the investors.  CDP Equity also owns majority and minority interests in asset management companies, focusing on different business areas:  CDP Venture Capital, FII for private equity and private debt, FSI for private equity, F2i for infrastructure investments, 4R for corporate restructuring.

Investment perimeter

We have invested and committed a total of € 2.9 billion, with a portfolio currently comprising minority holdings in 11 companies


Sector: Construction and large infrastructures

Investment: € 250 mln through capital increase

TH Resorts

Tourism and hospitality
Investment:€ 20.4 mln (through capital increase, in more tranches)

Ansaldo Energia

Sector: Energy related equipment
Investment: € 475 mln for 59.94%, plus shareholders loan of € 200 mln (current shareholding: 59.94%)

BF S.p.A.

Food / agriculture            
Investment: € 50 mln (shareholding: 20.0%)


Food and food distribution
Investment: € 165 mln (shareholding: 28.4%)

IQ Made in Italy

Made in Italy
Investment: € 150 mln (joint venture 50.0% with Qatar Holding)

Kedrion SpA

Sector: Plasma derivatives

Investment: € 117 mln (shareholding: 25.1%)

Open Fiber

Infrastructures and telecommunications
Investment: € 359 mln (shareholding: 50%)

Rocco Forte Hotels

Tourism and hospitality
Investment: GBP 60 mln (shareholding: 23.0%)


Engineering and Mechanics for Oil & Gas
Investment: € 903 mln (shareholding: 12.5%)

Investment perimeter

CDP Equity operates by acquiring majority and minority holdings in companies of significant national interest which are economically and financially stable and present adequate income-earning and growth prospects