Fininvest S.p.A is the holding company for one of the world's largest communication groups that includes Mediaset, a leader in commercial television, Medusa, a leading company in the cinema sector, the publishing company Mondadori and Milan A.C. in sport.
The Group also has an important joint stake with the Doris Group in the Mediolanum Group, one of Italy's most vital businesses, specializing in pensions, banking and insurance financial services.
Founded as a family company, Fininvest later welcomed investors to its main companies (Mediaset, Mondadori and
Mediolanum are quoted on the Italian Stock Exchange) and today has the trust of approximately 230,000 shareholders, ranging from small investors to reputable Italian and global financial and industrial entities.
Since the mid-nineties The Fininvest Group has concentrated mainly on its core business, communication and entertainment, investing over 20 billion euros in the last fifteen years. This strategic choice has had an extremely positive effect on Group operating profitability (the impact operative results have on revenue), which has increased three-fold over the 4% gain in 1996.