SESA GROUPWe lead technological and digital innovation
Sesa S.p.A., with Headquarters in Empoli (Florence), is the operating holding company of a Group with presence on the whole Italian territory and foreign countries as Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, Spain, Romania and China that represents the reference player in Italy in technological innovation and digital services for the business segment, with consolidated revenues of Euro 2,390 million and 4,200 employees in the FY as of April 30, 2022. Sesa Group has the mission of offering technological solutions, digital services and business applications to support the digital transformation and innovation towards sustainability of Enterprises and Organizations. Due to the skills and specialisation of its human resources, the Sesa Group operates in the value-added segments of Information Technology, with an organisational model in vertical business sectors and Strategic Business Units.
From left to right:Moreno Gaini, Alessandro Fabbroni, Giovanni Moriani, Paolo Castellacci
Three strategic pillars
Technological and digital innovation
Partnership with major international IT players
Skills & Human Capital
A sustainable growth
The economic results of the Group are boosted by the business development of the main areas of technological and digital innovation and by the growth path acceleration by external lines with over 60 M&As starting from 2015, acquiring key competences in the digital evolution of companies and organizations. As of April 30, 2022 Sesa Group reached the threshold of about 4,200 resources (+21% Y/Y), with a growing foreign component (about 350 resources), thus consolidating its role as a reference player in the sector of technological innovation and digital transformation services for the business segment.
Long-Term Track Record
Revenues average annual growth 2012-2023E: +11.8%
Business model focused on value-added segments of Information Technology with four operating segments: Corporate through Sesa SpA, Value Added Distribution (VAD) through Computer Gross SpA, Software and System Integration (SSI) through Var Group SpA and Business Services through Base Digitale Group.
Operating segments and Percentage Ownership:
The Group’s history
The Sesa Group started its activity in the seventies, supporting the IT services sector for companies in the Tuscan production districts. In the 1980s, to support the technological evolution, Sesa extended its business to the supply of IBM infrastructures and software and the related assistance activities.
Value Added Distribution
In 1994 Sesa Group extended its business to the value-added distribution of IT solutions and products (VAD – Value Added Distribution) through the company Computer Gross SpA. In a few years Computer Gross becomes the leader of the Italian VAD market, with initial focus on the offer of IBM solutions, which is gradually added to other international leading Vendors including Cisco, Dell Technologies, Fortinet, HP, HPE, Lenovo, Microsoft, Netapp, Oracle, Palo Alto, Samsung, VMWare
Software & System integration
In 2009, the Group further expanded its business in the software and system integration area through the establishment and development of the Var Group company, active in offering IT services and business application solutions for the Small & Medium Enterprise and Enterprise sector. Var Group today constitutes one of the reference players on the Italian market with an articulated offer of technological innovation and digital transformation solutions and services to support the main economic districts of Made in Italy.
Stock Exchange Listing & Sesa Foundation
In 2013 the Group further consolidated its growth through the acquisition and aggregation of some partner companies and the development of human capital, achieving the process of listing on the stock market of the parent company Sesa S.p.A., initially on the MTA market and then from 2015 on the STAR segment. Today Sesa, thanks to the appreciation of its investors, makes up the FTSE Italia Mid Cap and FTSE Italia STAR indices of Borsa Italiana. Contextually to the stock exchange listing, the founding members set up the Sesa Foundation, a non-profit organization operating with the aim of promoting Sesa’s corporate welfare programs and supporting education and philanthropy initiatives for the benefit of the communities in which the Group operates.
In 2020, the Group further expanded its business in technology, security and digital innovation area through the establishment and development of Base Digitale Group, active in offering digital platforms, software and technological innovation solutions for the Financial Services segment. Base Digitale today constitutes one of the reference players on the Italian market with an offer divided into the following business units: BDS which offers IT management solutions for the entire physical security chain, BDP active in the sector of digital transformation and the development of innovative platforms and BDX which offers software solutions for the banking sector.