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INVITALIA: the Shareholders’ Meeting approves the annual financial statements as at 31 December 2021 and appoints the new Board of Directors and the new Statutory Auditor in replacement of the resigning auditor
Rome, 6 July 2022
The Shareholders’ Meeting of Agenzia nazionale per l’attrazione degli investimenti e lo sviluppo d’impresa S.p.A. - Invitalia S.p.A. has, today, unanimously approved the separate financial statements as at 31 December 2021. The Shareholders’ Meeting of Invitalia has furthermore acknowledged the appointment of the new Directors and the President of the Board, made by the Decree of the Ministry of Economic Development in consultation with the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, and has carried out the relevant formalities.
The Shareholders’ Meeting has expressed heartfelt thanks to the Board of Directors and the resigning Statutory Auditor for their work and, addressing in particular to the Chief Executive Officer, for the service rendered over the years in the transformation and growth of the Company.
The separate financial statements of the Company as at 31 December 2021 show a positive result of 80,179,000 euro (with an increase of 226% compared to the 2020 financial year).
At a consolidated level, Invitalia Group closed the 2021 financial year with a positive result of 84,452,000 euro and shows, also in this case, a significant improvement (+229% compared to the previous financial year).
Over the course of 2021, Invitalia Group confirmed its role as a catalyst of resources and actions in support of the Italian production system, particularly in the regions of Southern Italy, by activating over 24.8 billion in public and private investments and contributing to the creation or the safeguard of over 26,000 jobs.
As Purchasing Body (“Centrale di Committenza”) and Contracting Authority (“Stazione Appaltante”), the Company has accelerated the implementation of strategic interventions for territorial cohesion and economic growth and improved the quality.
Invitalia has also operated as a partner of the Public Administrations which manage the large operational programs, both EU and national, aimed at developing the country, by managing the implementation of project initiatives and strengthening administrative capacity.
The Company has assisted the Ministry of Economic Development in the management of crisis tables and in the acquisition of stakes in distressed companies, through the participatory instruments (equity and debt) made available by the Italian Government: Large Companies Fund (“Fondo grandi imprese”), Company Protection Fund (“Fondo Salvaguardia”), SME Asset Fund (“Fondo Patrimonio PMI”) and Fund for the Growth in the South (“Fondo Cresci al Sud”).
Invitalia has been significantly involved in the launch of the public investment plans provided by the PNRR, which confirms the Company as a specialised reference structure for the Public Administrations and an expertise centre in the field of Program Management in charge of the implementation and acceleration of particularly complex investments.
Invitalia’s new Board of Directors, which will remain in office for three financial years and, in any case, until the approval of the financial statements for 2024, is thereby composed as follows:
- Rocco Sabelli, as Chairman of the Board of Directors
- Bernardo Mattarella, as Director who will take on the role of Chief Executive Officer
- Claudia Colaiacomo, as Director
- Carmela D’Amato, as Director
- Anna Lambiase, as Director.
The Shareholders’ Meeting has also appointed Angela Lupo as new Statutory Auditor in replacement of Rosalba Cotroneo who resigned.
The consolidated financial statements and the sustainability report of Invitalia Group as at 31 December 2021 will be available at the Company’s registered office, on the website www.invitalia.it, Investor Relations section, and filed with the authorized storage system “1INFO” (www.1info.it).