MILANO ( – Argentea srl, a subsidiary of GPI, acquired the remaining 51% of UNI IT SRL from UniCredit Services SCPA, which is active in the Information Technology field. The acquisition of 100% of PAROS SRL follows the purchase of all the shares of UNI IT SRL. Both companies, previously owned by Cassa del Trentino, operate in ICT and specialise in the design and development of IT solutions aimed at administrative simplification and document dematerialisation. UNI IT closed 2017 with revenues of of 3.5 million and EBITDA of of 0.5 million. Argentea closed 2017 with revenues of 3.1 million euros and an EBITDA of 0.6 million euros. The value of the transaction is equal to 749,387.76 euros. Born in Trentino, the company became a centre specialising in electronic payments and transaction technologies of the local and central Public Administration. An alliance that strengthens the positioning of the GPI group and places it among the leading operators in Italy in the market for electronic transactions to and from the PA. “With this transaction – commented Marco Torresani, Managing Director of Paros and Argentea – Argentea completes the path begun last July with the acquisition of 100% of Paros and 49% of Uni IT, effectively establishing itself as one of the most important organisations in the management of collections and payments of the Public Administration. Thanks to this acquisition, Argentea, which has always been mainly oriented towards the private market, has now also made itself available to the Public Administration. We will be able to offer the public market our know-how and a vocation for innovation that until today we have reserved for the banking and retail world.”