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3RD ANNUAL POLYTEMS HIR INVESTOR DAY IN FRANKFURT THE MID-SMALL COMPANIES OPPORTUNITY

IN FRANKFURT THE EQUITY INVESTOR CONFERENCE DEDICATED TO ITALIAN SMALL AND MEDIUM CAP COMPANIES 14th ITALIAN COMPANIES ATTENDED THE CONFERENCE, 29 INVESTORS REQUESTED 130 MEETINGS, 113 MEETINGS ORGANIZED

Rome, London (January 29th 2019). Polytems HIR Corporate Access (“Polytems”), a company with twenty years as a trusted adviser to middle-market companies, active in  the Investor Relations and Corporate Communications services, is pleased to host today the 3rd Annual Polytems Hir Investor Day in Frankfurt, the investor conference dedicated to small and medium Italian firms. The event has been co-organized with Banca Akros, the investment banking arm of Banco BPM Group, focalised on innovation and specialisation on financial markets, a leading byword for institutional investors and listed and non-listed corporates in Italy, and Pareto Securities the independent full service investment bank with a leading position in the Nordic capital markets and a strong international presence within the energy sectors.

It is a one day conference with primary Italian Companies in a series of both one-on-one and small group meetings – 113 meetings scheduled in total, and 130 requests for meetings received from investors. The Italian Conference is attended by institutional investors from Germany, both Mutual Funds, Banks, Family Offices and Asset Managers. The 14th Italian listed companies attending are: EL.EN (Medical devices), ELICA (Cooker Hood), ENAV (Italian Air Navigation Service Provider) FIDIA (Industrial Engineering), GAMENET (Gaming industry), FALCK RENEWABLES (Renewable Source) INDEL B (Mobile Refrigeration Industry), INTERPUMP (Idraulics and water jetting) LA DORIA (Canned food industry) PININFARINA (Automobile Design) PRIMA INDUSTRIE (Industrial Engineering) RENO DE MEDICI (Cartonboard Industry) REPLY (Technology) UNIEURO (Consumer services).

Commenting on the event, Bianca Fersini-Mastelloni, Polytems CEO, said “We are delighted to have organized the 3nd Annual Polytems Investor Day in Frankfurt, an international conference in the largest financial centre in continental Europe. Over time this investor conference is becoming a benchmark of the German financial community that participates more and more numerous as well as a recurring opportunity for Italian companies to interact with the German investors. Our Company goal is always to help the Italian firms to get a constant attention from investors, in Italy and abroad. We push our customers to see around the corner pushing boundaries of the financial markets, meeting with international investors in order to increase their shareholder base. This year more companies as well as more investors attended the Conference. We have registered 29 investors who have requested 130 meetings and have been organized 113 meetings. Our relationship and joint forces with Banca Akros and Pareto Securities were really smooth and extremely productive. We hope to continue to strengthen this fruitful cooperation in the future”.

Francesco Previtera, Chief Economist at Banco BPM, said “We have always been fully committed to provide top services to our customers, giving to the companies the best opportunities to meet investors interested in their equity story and strategies. We constantly work to create investment opportunities for the institutional community and Germany is a key market for us. In 2019 the Italian mid-small environment offers a better entry level compared to last year: this is due to the temporary suspension of the fiscal exemption on individual savings plans (the so-called PIR) due to a change in rules passed with the Italian 2019 Budget to be implemented by the end of February. PIR funds will continue to create a non-speculative demand of investment in stocks and bonds issued by Mid&Small caps, offering funding sources alternative to the banking sector. New rules make the investment in Venture Capital and non-listed companies also viable and incentivised”.   

Tim Schuldt, Head of Research Germany at Pareto Securities added:  “Our focus at Pareto Securities is to provide our customers with interesting investment opportunities and corporate contacts not only from our German universe. This event offers our clients a convenient opportunity to meet with a number of  interesting Italian companies – just around the corner from their offices”.

 

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Bianca Fersini Mastelloni is Chairman and CEO of Polytems HIR. She is a seasoned consultant in Corporate Communication with extensive experience for over 30 years. Since 1999 she is active in Investor Relations and Financial Communication for companies listed on the major financial markets. Bianca provides strategic IR, corporate access in Italy, Europe, USA, investor’s market intelligence, profiling investors, critical communication and reputation. A scholar of issues pertaining to Communications and Investor Relations. Bianca studied at SUNY – State University of New York, Buffalo and at Boston University, Boston, and she works as lecturer with some Italian University. Bianca is author of the book Investor Relations ed Etica , Efficacia e Vantaggi Competitivi - edited from Guerini e Associati - as of as several articles about Investor Relations and financial communication.