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Growth, competitiveness
and internationalisation
of Italian companies

About us

CDP Equity is a holding company of Cassa depositi e prestiti Group, with capital of € 3.5 bn

Invests in Italian companies of major national interest with a long-term perspective

Acquires mainly minority interests in companies with sound finances and business prospects

Participates in its portfolio companies with capital for growth and requires active governance rights

Provides patient capital to listed companies or to companies aiming to list on the stock exchange in the medium term

Investment perimeter

We have invested and committed a total of € 3.7 billion, with a portfolio currently comprising minority holdings in 11 companies

Ansaldo Energia

Energy related equipment
Investment: € 659 mln plus additional € 144 mln (including the deferred acquisition of 15.0% on July 31st 2017) and a capital increase of € 48 mln, completed in April 2018 (current shareholding: 59.94%)

TH Resorts

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

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

Plasma derivatives

Investment: € 150 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%)


IT support services for financial intermediaries. E-money and payment systems
Investment: € 242 mln (shareholding: 49.5% through FSIA Investimenti Srl)

Investment perimeter

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

Ansaldo Energia and Leonardo: a cyber security partnership
Subsidiary company CDP Equity has signed an agreement with the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector global leader to guarantee the protection of its production facilities and to contribute to the development of new initiatives in the field of innovation and Industry 4.0
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SIA acquires card processing businesses in Central and Southeastern Europe from First Data
The acquisition encompasses the management of 13.3 million payment cards, 1.4 billion transactions, POS terminals and ATMs
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CDP and Inalca work for Angola’s development
An agreement has been announced to support the African food industry and contribute to the creation of the largest food center on the continent
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Saipem: 60 years of excellence
The CDP Equity-controlled company, celebrates with new technological commitments and advanced sustainability solutions
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