Unieuro is a real public company, with a free float equal to approx. 80% of the share capital.
This new status has been achieved following the gradual divestment of private equity manager Rhône, which zeroed its shareholdings – initially equal to 70.5% – in January 2020 through the IPO on the Italian Stock Exchange (April 2017) and three more placements. (Click here for the press release)
The free float further expanded in January 2021 after the sale on the market of Unieuro shares previously held by Dixons Carphone plc (Click here for the press release).
In April 2021, TLC player Iliad announced the acquisition of a 12% stake in Unieuro share capital, of which 1.9% through an equity swap contract expiring on 17 September 2021 (Click here for the press release, in Italian only).
Based on available information, today other major shareholders are Amundi Asset Management (6.8% of the share capital), some members of the Silvestrini family (7.3%), Mediolanum Gestione Fondi Sgr (4.9%) and J.P. Morgan Asset Management (3.3%).
Sources: Consob; minutes of the Shareholders Meeting held on 17 December 2020.
View and download the reference documents for the Shareholders' Agreements of Unieuro S.p.A.
Excerpt from the Shareholders’ Agreements of Unieuro S.p.A. (available in Italian only)Read