Investment banks active in Italy

Background information Even if the investment banking industry was first invented in Italy, when Middle Ages commodity traders in Lombardy, followed by Hebrew merchants seeking shelter in Italy from persecutions in Spain began investing into the wheat production and distribution chain,

Intesa Sanpaolo

Background information Intesa Sanpaolo is the outcome of a revolution which was also a compromise between the secular and the catholic culture in the Italian banking industry. It is deeply rooted in the heirs of the catholic credit tradition, Banco Ambrosiano Veneto, and the most secular and most international