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.
With its 159-year history, a network of more than 12,700 post offices, a workforce of 125 thousand, total financial assets of €569 billion and 35 million customers, 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 2020, the Company is 29.3% 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. As of October 2020, the proportion of institutional investors that have pursued their investment objectives by integrating ESG criteria3 was 27%.
3 Institutional investors in Poste Italiane SpA who take environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into account in their investment activities.
The organisation of Poste Italiane SpA envisages business functions4 specialising in the main areas of offer that cover the Group’s 4 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 the three functions of Poste Italiane: Mail, Communication and Logistics for mail and parcels, Payments and Mobile for payments and telephony, and BancoPosta as the placement agent for financial and insurance products. The fourth business area is covered by Poste Vita Insurance Group.