Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila

Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila (Carispaq) was an Italian savings bank, based in L'Aquila, Abruzzo region. The bank was absorbed into parent company Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna in 2013.

Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila
Carispaq
FormerlyCassa di Risparmio dell'Aquila
Typesubsidiary
IndustryFinancial services
Founded
  • 1859
  • 1992 (spin off)
Defunct2013
Fateabsorbed into parent company
Successor
Headquarters
L'Aquila
,
Italy
ServicesRetail banking
OwnerBanca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna
ParentBanca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna
Websitecarispaq.it

Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila, the parent organization that the bank was spin off from in 1992, still operates as a charity organization.

HistoryEdit

Cassa di Risparmio dell'Aquila was found in 1859 in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. However, the bank was opened in 1862, the year after the unification of Italy. The bank was renamed into Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila (Carispaq) in 1955.[1]

Due to Legge Amato, the organization was split into Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila S.p.A. (limited company) and Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila (banking foundation) on 20 August (gazetted on 3 September).[2] Banca di Roma also subscribed the capital increase of 63 billion lire, for 20% shares.[2][3] In 1998 the minority interests was acquired by La Fondiaria Assicurazioni.[1]

As a subsidiary of Finbanche d'AbruzzoEdit

In 1999–2000 Finbanche d'Abruzzo S.p.A. became the sub-holding company of Carispaq S.p.A. (for 82.5%), which was a joint venture of Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna (51.878%), La Fondiaria Assicurazioni (15.4%) and the banking foundation (32.72%); the sub-holding also owned 48.142% shares of Banca Popolare di Lanciano e Sulmona (previously controlled by BPER directly).[4] The foundation retained 17.5% shares of Carispaq directly.[5][6] In 2004 Fondiaria-Sai sold 15.4% Finbanche d'Abruzzo and 4.5% shares of Banca della Campania to BPER.[7] In December 2004 both Finbanche d'Abruzzo and Carispaq proposed a capital increases, making the foundation hold 25.991% shares of Finbanche d'Abruzzo, as well as maintaining 17.5% direct ownership on Carispaq .[8][9]

As a subsidiary of BPEREdit

In 2005 BPER owned 100% shares of Finbanche d'Abruzzo by acquiring the remaining 25.991% shares from the banking foundation for about €73 million.[10] Due to another capital increases, Finbanche d'Abruzzo owned 79.922% shares of Carispaq (decreased from 82.5%), and the foundation owned 16.953%,[10] with the rest (3.125%) was owned by others.[11] in 2008 Finbanche d'Abruzzo was absorbed into BPER.

In 2011 BPER offered to the public to acquire all the remaining shares of the bank from the minority shareholders. The foundation received 1,915,453 number of new shares of BPER by selling 11.853% shares of Carispaq.[12] The remaining 5.1% was sold in 2013 for about €7.26 million from the foundation.[13] In the same year Carispaq was absorbed into BPER, along with Banca Popolare di Lanciano e Sulmona. The last annual report of Carispaq shown the bank had a shareholders' equity of €196.803 million as at 31 December 2012, and a Tier 1 capital ratio of 9.37%.[14]

See alsoEdit

other Cassa di Risparmio from Abruzzo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Storia" [Story] (in Italian). Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila (Carispaq). Archived from the original on 15 March 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Approvazione del progetto di ristrutturazione presentato dalla Cassa di risparmio della provincia dell'Aquila" (in Italian). Italian Republic Official Gazette. 3 September 1992. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Storia" [Story] (in Italian). Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  4. ^ "2001 bilancio" (PDF). Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila (Fondazione Carispaq) (in Italian). ARCI archive. 8 March 2004 [First published 2002]. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  5. ^ "2000 bilancio individuale" (PDF) (in Italian). Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna (BPER). 7 May 2001. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  6. ^ "2000 bilancio consolidato" (PDF) (in Italian). BPER. 7 May 2001. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  7. ^ "2004 Report and Accounts" (PDF). Fondiaria-Sai. 13 June 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 March 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  8. ^ "2004 bilancio" (PDF). Fondazione Carispaq (in Italian). ARCI archive. 1 December 2005. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  9. ^ "2004 bilancio" (PDF). BPER (in Italian). Borsa Italiana archive. 29 April 2005.
  10. ^ a b "2005 bilancio" (in Italian). Fondazione Carispaq. 7 December 2006. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  11. ^ "2006 Bilancio" (PDF) (in Italian). Cassa di Risparmio della Provincia dell'Aquila. 4 June 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 February 2016. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  12. ^ "2011 bilancio" (in Italian). Fondazione Carispaq. 26 April 2012. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  13. ^ "2013 bilancio" (in Italian). Fondazione Carispaq. 26 March 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  14. ^ "2012 Bilancio individuale" (PDF) (in Italian). Carispaq. 28 March 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2016.