The Benetton family begins the production and sale of knitwear.
The first Benetton knitwear factory opens.
The Group’s holding company is established, Ragione di G. Benetton e C. s.n.c., now Edizione S.r.l
The Benetton Group is listed on the Milan stock exchange. The resources generated by this public offering are the driving force behind the subsequent growth and diversification of the Edizione Group.
The Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche is launched on the initiative of the Benetton brothers and is headed by Luciano Benetton. The key scientific objectives of this institution are studies and research into the local area and landscape.
Edizione acquires Compañ̃ia de Tierras Sud Argentino S.A., an Argentinean company that operates in the agricultural and livestock sectors.
21 Investimenti is launched, with the goal of acquiring holdings in small and medium-sized enterprises with high growth potential.
Edizione, Leonardo Finanziaria and Movenpick Holding acquire 28% of the capital of the SME (GS Group and Autogrill) from the IRI.
Edizione lists the company Autogrill on the stock exchange.
Edizione acquires the agriculture business Maccarese from Iritecna. The same year, Edizione acquires a minority holding in the capital of Pirelli & C.
Edizione leaves the large retail sector, selling the entire holding in the GS Group.
The same year, Edizione acquires a stake of 30% in Autostrade.
Edizione invests jointly with Pirelli in the telecommunications company Telecom Italia.
Edizione launches a tender offer on Autostrade shares, thus increasing its stake in the company.
Edizione becomes a minority shareholders of Investimenti Infrastrutture S.p.A., a company that holds a significant stake in Gemina S.p.A. (the parent company of Aeroporti di Roma). A minority stake is also acquired in Assicurazioni Generali.
Edizione acquires an interest of around 2% of the capital of Mediobanca.
In 2009, Edizione completely disposes of its investment in Telecom Italia.
Edizione launches a tender offer for all the shares of Benetton not yet held.
Edizione separates the travel retail business of Autogrill, creating the new listed group, World Duty Free.
The Benetton Group is demerged into three separate legal entities: Benetton (retail sector), Olimpias (manufacturing sector) and Edizione Property (real estate sector).
The entire stake in World Duty Free is sold.
At the beginning of 2017, Edizione transfers to its new offices in Piazza del Duomo 19, Treviso.
Edizione acquires a stake of 29.9% in the Spanish company Cellnex, infrastructure provider for wireless telecommunications and broadcasting.
The stake held in Assicurazioni Generali is also increased.