Metroweb Italia S.p.A. (formerly F2i Reti TLC S.p.A.) was an Italian holding company specializing in Internet and communications services through fiber optics. The company was a joint venture of F2i (53.83%) and CDP Equity (46.17% via FSI Investimenti S.p.A.), a private equity and a sovereign wealth fund respectively.[2] In 2016 Enel acquired a stake in the company via Enel Open Fiber, with Cassa Depositi e Prestiti retained 50% stake in Enel Open Fiber.[3]

Metroweb Italia S.p.A.
FormerlyF2i Reti TLC S.p.A.
Company typePrivate S.p.A.
Founded2011; 13 years ago (2011)
Defunct2016 (2016)
Fateabsorbed by Enel Open Fiber
Headquarters1 via San Prospero, ,
Area served
ProductsFiber-optic network
RevenueIncrease €67,988,983 (2014)
Steady €20,713,478 (2014)
Increase €11,544,623 (2014)
Total assetsDecrease €702,218,973 (2014)
Total equityIncrease €385.244 million (2014)
OwnerEnel Open Fiber (100%)
ParentEnel Open Fiber
  • Metroweb (87.68%)
  • Metroweb Genova (85.00%)
  • F2i Metrobit (100%)
  • Metroweb Sviluppo (100%)
Footnotes / references
in consolidated basis[1]

Metroweb Italia was the owner of F2i Metropolis S.p.A. which was an intermediate holding company of Metroweb. F2i Metropolis was revered merger with Metroweb on 1 January 2012.[4] Intesa Sanpaolo was a minority shareholders of Metroweb Italia for 12.5% stake, but sold the shares to F2i for €20 million.[5] After the transaction, FSI formally subscribed the capital increase of Metroweb Italia, to become the new minority shareholders.

In October 2012, Metroweb Italia acquired the controlling interests (85%) in Genoese company Saster Net S.p.A., which was renamed to Metroweb Genova S.p.A.[citation needed]

In April 2015 a takeover bid from Telecom Italia was rejected.[6]

References edit

  1. ^ "2014 Consolidated Financial Statements" (PDF). Metroweb Italia. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  2. ^ Jewkes, Stephen; Trogni, Luca; Masoni, Danilo (28 May 2012). "Italy fund to inject up to 500 mln euro in fibre rollout". Reuters. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  3. ^ "ENEL ACCELERATES ON BROADBAND WITH METROWEB ACQUISITION". Enel. 28 July 2016. Archived from the original on 29 August 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  4. ^ "2012 Bilancio Consolidato" (PDF) (in Italian). Metroweb Italia. 10 June 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  5. ^ "INTESA SANPAOLO TRANSFERS 12.5% OF F2i RETI TLC TO THE F2i FUND". Intesa Sanpaolo / F2i. 13 September 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Metroweb's state owner rejects Telecom Italia proposal: sources". Reuters. 23 April 2015. Retrieved 16 March 2016.

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