June 6st, 2024 | Rome, London

Today the equity investor conference dedicated to Italian small and medium cap companies is taking place in Vienna. The event features six Italian listed companies, the top management of which will meet with 16 Austrian select investors from 15 leading investment companies. Overall, 46 meetings are scheduled, representing an average of about 8 meetings per company.

Polytems HIR Corporate Access (“Polytems”), operating for years in the Investor Relations and Corporate Communications services, is pleased to host the 5th Annual Polytems Italian Day in Vienna, the investor conference dedicated to Italian small and medium-sized companies aiming at expanding mutual understanding between Italian listed companies and Austrian global investors. The Italian Day in Vienna is part of Polytems HIR’s Corporate Access programs held in the main European financial markets (London, Frankfurt, Vienna, Paris) and in the US.

The event was organized by Polytems HIR. It is a one-day conference with leading Italian Companies in a series of both one-to-one and small group meetings – In total, 46 meetings are scheduled with an average of over 8 meetings per company. The eight participating Italian companies are:  ACEA (Utilities), ANTARES VISION (Industrial Goods and Services)  OLIDATA (Technology) REWAY GROUP (Infrastructures) TREVI FINANZIARIA INDUSTRIALE (Construction and Materials) ZIGNAGO VETRO (Industrial Glass Production).

The conference is attended by 16 Austrian global institutional investors, operating as analysts and asset managers from 15  leading banks, investment companies, mutual funds and family offices.

The Opening of the Italian Day in Vienna took place on 5 June evening in Palais Metternich, seat of the Italian Embassy in Austria, in the presence of His Excellency Giovanni Pugliese Ambassador of Italy to Austria, who opened the conference by stressing the importance of Italian-Austrian economic relations and the many opportunities that Italy offers to Austrian investors. At the end of the opening, a gala dinner took place in the precious setting of Palais Metternich.

Commenting on the event, Bianca Fersini-Mastelloni, Polytems President and CEO, said “We are pleased to have organized the 5th Annual Polytems HIR Italian Day in Vienna, an interesting and rich financial market that has shown great interest in Italian companies since the first edition of our conference. Our conferences are dedicated to a select few companies and this year we registered companies with market caps between 100ml and 3bl. The participating Italian companies are six excellent companies, almost all of them among the world leaders in their field. We registered high-level Austrian investors who requested 46 meetings, with an average of about 8 meetings per company.  This conference is now a fixed point of reference for the Austrian financial community to meet selected Italian listed companies and we hope that it will grow even more over time”.


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. Bianca has been selected as the most influential CEO 2023 in Italy for Investor Relations and Financial Communications by CEO Monthly, the international publisher of AI Global Media.