Rome, October 17th, 2018 – InfoCert (Tecnoinvestimenti Group), the largest Certification Authority in Europe, and Camerfirma, one of the main authorities of Spanish certification, present the Building Building the Digital Future event, where important European experts will analyze challenges and opportunities coming from the Digital Single Market.
The event will start at 10 am at Spanish Commerce’s Chamber in Madrid, in Ribera del Loira 12, with the participation of many European and Spanish authorities.
Camerfirma has a key role in the international expansion strategy of InfoCert which, through the acquisition of Camerfirma’s majority stake, aims to become the European Champion of Digital Trust. Building the Digital Future event represents the operational beginning of new development strategies for the Iberic and Latam markets, relying on trusted and acknowledged know-how of Camerfirma.
“Thanks to the entrance of InfoCert, Tecnoinvestimenti Group, we can offer a range of products and solutions based on infrastructural and innovation synergies that bring tangible benefits for our existing and new customers – says Alfonso Carcasona, Managing Director of Camerfirma – starting from the wider security in terms of transactions and communications. During the event in Madrid, we will show to the audience the opportunities the Digital Single Market offers”.
“This event will allow to Camerfirma and InfoCert to introduce themselves an authoritative audience as the European providers of trust services with solid institutional roots in the Spanish market – says Danilo Cattaneo, Amministratore Delegato di InfoCert Gruppo Tecnoinvestimenti – The integration of our specific offering allows us to cover the market in a more effective way, providing services and solutions that can concretely help private and public organization to meet the market’s demand”
The Camerfirma’s acquisition has been the first milestone of mentioned international expansion path of InfoCert, who recently announced the Joint Venture agreement with LuxTrust, the most important trust service provider in Luxembourg, aiming to expand its business in France, Belgium, and Netherland.
The Tecnoinvestimenti Group reported the following Consolidated results for 2017: Revenues of Euro 181.0 million, EBITDA of Euro 40.6 million and Net profit of Euro 20.3 million. The Group, listed on the STAR segment of the Milan Stock Exchange, is one of Italy’s top operators in its three areas of business: Digital Trust, Credit Information & Management and Innovation & Marketing Services. The Digital Trust Business Unit, through the companies InfoCert, Visura and Sixtema, provides products and services for digitalization, electronic billing, certified e-mail and digital signature, as well as services for professionals, associations, and SMEs. InfoCert is also the biggest European Certification Authority. The Credit Information & Management Business Unit, which includes Assicom Ribes, offers decision-making support services such as Chamber of Commerce and real estate information, aggregate reports, summary ratings, decision-making models, and credit assessment and collection services. REValuta offers real estate services, including appraisals and valuations. The Innovation & Marketing Services Business Unit, through the companies Co.Mark and Warrant Group, offers a platform of advisory services to SMEs, to support them through the phases of growth in production and expansion of their commercial capacity. At 31 December 2017, the employees of the Group totaled 1,187.
InfoCert is the largest Certification Authority in Europe, active in over twenty countries. InfoCert provides digitalization services like e-Delivery, eSignature, eSeal and digital preservation of digital documents. InfoCert is also an accredited provider of the SPID (Public System for the management of Digital Identity) identity in Italy. InfoCert invests significantly in quality and in R&D. The Company holds a significant number of patents while the ISO 9001, 27001 and 20000 quality certifications testify its commitment to the highest levels in the provision of services and in the management of security. InfoCert Information Security Management System is ISO / IEC 27001: 2013 certified for EA activities: 33-35. InfoCert is a Digital Trust Service Provider fully compliant with the requirements of the eIDAS Regulation (EU Regulation 910/2014) and ETSI EN 319 401 standards. InfoCert owns 80% of the shares of Sixtema SpA, the CNA technology partner, which provides technology solutions and consulting services to SMEs, trade associations, financial intermediaries, professional firms and institutions.
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Camerfirma, incorporated in 2000 by the Chamber of Commerce of Spain, is an eIDAS qualified Certification Authority, with the participation of 72 Spanish Chambers of Commerce. The company is part of ChamberSign, a European organization that authenticates digital certificates in Europe. Camerfirma’s mission is to offer its customers the possibility of using digital certification as a working instrument for the interaction with other companies and public administration bodies.