Signing of the deed of merger by incorporation of Fata Assicurazioni Danni into Cattolica Assicurazioni
Verona, December 22nd 2016
As already announced on April 5th 2016 and on October 4th 2016, the company informs that the deed of merger by incorporation of Fata Assicurazioni Danni S.p.A.1 into Cattolica Assicurazioni Soc. Coop. has been signed today.
This decision represents the last step of Fata’s rapid and effective integration process within the Group, which made possible a wider definition of sector development policies, also thanks to the signing of strategic partnerships with associations of primary importance.
It should be noted that, whether the registration of the deed at the competent offices of the Companies’ Register takes place by December 31st 2016, the merger will be effective as from December 31st 2016, with effects for accounting and tax purposes as from January 1 st 20162 .
1 In relation to what is provided under Article 6.1 point d) of CONSOB Regulation no. 17221 of March 12th, 2011, it is stated that upon approval of the transaction, the Procedure for the management of transactions with related parties approved by the Board of Directors of Cattolica has not been applied in that this Procedure provides for, inter alia, the exclusion of intra-group transactions provided that (as in this case) there are no significant interests of related parties of Cattolica other than the Group companies in the companies involved in relation to the particular transaction. It should be noted that Fata Assicurazioni Danni S.p.A. directly and totally owned by the Parent Company.
2 Whether the registration of the deed at the competent offices of the Companies’ Register takes place by March 31st 2017, the merger will be effective as from March 31st 2017, with effects for accounting and tax purposes as from January 1 st 2017.