History

History

 

ASTM boasts a long history that has seen it as a protagonist since the beginning of the last century, and which today ranks it among the largest Italian industrial groups.

Following are the stages of the Company’s growth path:

1928

ASTM, originally named Autostrada Torino-Milano, was founded on 28 November 1928 with the aim of building a motorway linking the cities of Turin and Milan.

1932

On 25 October, the Turin-Milan motorway is inaugurated.

1969

The company is listed on the Turin Stock Exchange and, the following year, on the Milan Stock Exchange (now Borsa Italiana).

1977

The Gavio Group enters the toll road sector, acquiring a minority stake in Autostrada Torino-Piacenza.

1984

The Gavio Group acquires an initial stake in Autostrada Torino-Milano.

2002

A company reorganization is launched, with the spin-off of ASTM and SALT’s concessions in SIAS and the listing of SIAS on the Italian Stock Exchange.

2005

The Group invests in Impregilo, acquiring a minority stake (10%) through IGLI, and signs a capital increase to strengthen the company.

2007

The reorganisation is complete: all motorway concessions are grouped together in SIAS, while ASTM becomes a holding company.

2011

IGLI becomes Impregilo's largest shareholder, reaching a 30% stake.

2013

Following the voluntary tender offer promoted by Salini, the Group exited Impregilo, encashing €448 million.

2015

The Group, through IGLI, acquires joint control of EcoRodovias in Brazil, one of the country's leading infrastructure players, investing € 476 million for 41% of the shares.

2016

The Group acquires the control of Itinera, a company operating in the construction of transport infrastructure and civil construction projects.

2017

In the USA, the Group acquires the majority of shares in Halmar International LLC, one of the most important construction companies operating in the New York area, with an investment of $60 million for 50% of the company.

2018

On 27 September, the agreement with Ardian is signed, where the private equity fund becomes a minority shareholder.

2019

ASTM launches a Voluntary Partial Public Tender offer on the shares of SIAS.

2020

The company SIAS is merged into ASTM.

2021

On 20 February, the Gavio Group and Ardian, through NAF2 (Nuova Argo Finanziaria 2), launched a Voluntary Tender Offer (``VTO``) at €28 per share. From 4 June 2021 ASTM will be a private company, no longer listed on the Italian Stock Exchange. The Gavio Group holds 50.5% of ASTM and Ardian 49.5%.

Last update: 01/09/2021
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