Confcommercio

Background information The Italian General Confederation of Commerce (Confcommercio) originated in Rome on April 29, 1945. At its inception, it was conceived as an entity for connecting the various existing associations of merchants. It was composed of the new free (in the context of post-WWII and post-fascist Italy) Associations of Merchants: 24 provincial (7 Sicilian,…

Marsaglia, the veteran banker, hired by Mediobanca

Less salon capitalism, more market. The new strategy launched by Mediobanca CEO Alberto Nagel, with the presentation of the new business plan for 2014-2016, calls for an exit from the shareholders’ agreement that is about to expire, in order to return its full assets to the shares produced. The motive, according to the bank’s senior management,…

Banca Mediolanum

  Background information At the beginning of the 1980s, Ennio Doris, who was a financial consultant for the insurance company RAS at the time, met Silvio Berlusconi by chance in Portofino. Mindful of an interview in which the future premier had invited entrepreneurs to “think big” and declared himself willing to finance whoever proposed an…