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Calzavara achieved ELITE certification.

ELITE certification for per Calzavara S.p.A.

Today event in Milan

ELITE certification to Calzavara S.p.A.

Massimo Calzavara


Borsa Italiana

Milan, November 3rd, 2015 - After completing the path created by the Italian Stock Exchange in collaboration with Academy London Stock Exchange, Calzavara reached the small bunch of companies that achieved the ELITE certification.

Such certification is an important motivation to keep growing through internationalization, technological innovation and quality.

Besides the certificates consignment to the 18 Companies which completed their route in ELITE, 41 more Companies – 26 in Italy and 15 in the UK – were presented during the event held today in Milan.

Raffaele Jerusalmi, CEO of the Italian Stock Exchange and Director of Capital Markets at London Stock Exchange Group, said: «The great success of ELITE keeps on attracting Companies, investors and advisors from all over the world. We launched ELITE with the conviction that helping the growth of SMEs translates into generating innovation, employment and benefits to the whole European economy. The results achieved so far confirm this belief: ELITE is now a model recognized throughout Europe. Italian companies that are part of ELITE give us a great representation of the excellence areas of the Italian economy and provide a forecast on the possible evolution of our list». 

Created in 2012, at the present day ELITE platform includes 307 Companies in 15 European Countries: such Companies feature combined revenues of more than EUR 28 billion and approximately 105,000 work places.

In order to take part in ELITE program, the companies must comply with the basic requirements, such as a track record of positive results as to growth, revenue, profitability, a stable competitive ranking and a convincing growth plan.

Then, in order to achieve the ELITE Certificate, the Companies must complete the three stages of the program developed by the Italian Stock Exchange, namely GET Ready, GET Fit and GET Value, meant to speed up the Companies growth through an organizational and managerial development program.

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