De Agostini Editore Group completes the sale of its shareholding in Utet S.p.A.

Milan, January 7 2013De Agostini Editore Group announces that today it has completed the disposal of the entire stake held by De Agostini Libri in Utet S.p.A. – amounting to 99.54% – and, specifically, of the General Reference and high-end publishing, distributed through the direct sales channel.

An 80% stake has been sold to FMR Art'è S.p.A., a publishing house active in the production of works of art and high-end publishing and in the promotion of cultural events, while the remaining 19.54% will be purchased by Marco Castelluzzo, the current CEO of Utet S.p.A.


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Elena Dalle Rive
De Agostini S.p.A. Press Office
T + 39 02 62499592 Mob. 335 7835912