MILANO ( – The Board of Directors of Gpi approved the merger plans of eight subsidiaries in the parent company. The objective is to streamline the group’s corporate structure, “by creating an administrative and management simplification and by creating the basis for better economic and operational collaborations at a consolidated level” as the company explains. Of two subsidiaries (at 90% and 51%) the assumption of the merger is the repurchase of minorities. From the effective date of mergers with third parties, the operations of the merged companies will be reflected in the financial statements of Gpi.