List of the leading Italian companies (1,044 leading groups and 2,534 individual companies), operating in the following sectors: industry, commerce, finance, leasing, factoring, banking, and insurance. The data refer to the 2014 and 2015 financial year. A list of the most dynamic firms in terms of growth in sales with profit rates equal to at least 4% of their turnover is also available for download.
Inclusion in this survey constitutes the basis for the companies selected for the most dynamic Italian companies.
The survey is available free of charge in electronic format (by download).
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R. E. Carpenter e L. Rondi, Italian Corporate Governance, Investment and Finance (Turin: Working Paper Ceris-CNR, 2000)
R. Gallo, Manuale di Finanza industriale (Milan: Giuffrè, 2001).
A. Colli, Il quarto capitalismo; 2002; Marsilio.
G. Becattini-F.Coltorti, Aree di grande impresa ed aree distrettuali nello sviluppo post-bellico dell'Italia: un'esplorazione preliminare;
Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, Supplemento, n. 1-2004.
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