Through a diversification and internationalization strategy initiated in 1997, De Agostini has gradually expanded its activities from the traditional publishing sector to other sectors, each belonging to an independent sub-holding:

  • De Agostini Editore: is the sub-holding company active in the publishing sector in 30 countries with publications in 13 languages and organised into areas by product: De Agostini Publishing (artworks) and Betterly (subscription box), De Agostini Scuola, DeA Planeta Libri, in joint venture with Grupo Planeta and Digital De Agostini.
  • DeA Communications: is the media and communication sector sub-holding comprising the Group's interests in broadcasting, content production and distribution for television, new media and cinema. After the acquisition of Endemol Shine, the Banijay Group has become the first international player in the production and distribution of audiovisual content with a portfolio of over 200 successful global productions. The De Agostini Group indirectly holds 13.3% of the Banijay Group. ATRESMEDIA, Spanish radio and television group listed on the Madrid stock exchange, of which a strategic share is held in partnership with the Spanish partner Planeta Corporation, is co-leader of the Spanish television market.
  • IGT: is a world leader in the lotteries, gaming and services market, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. De Agostini S.p.A. controls IGT with an absolute majority share. IGT has extensive know-how for the development of gaming systems and products and sports betting systems through the provision of terminals, hardware and software. IGT is the largest global player in the lotteries, gaming and services sector. Lottomatica, IGT's company, is the sole concessionaire for Italian Lotto and other public games.
  • DeA Capitalis one of the most important Italian operators in Alternative Investment, active in alternative investments and asset management (Real Estate, Credit, Private Equity e Multi-asset / Multi-manager) in Italy, through DeA Capital Alternative Funds SGR S.p.A. and DeA Capital Real Estate SGR S.p.A. and abroad through the companies DeA Capital Real Estate France, DeA Capital Real Estate Iberia, DeA Capital Real Estate Poland e DeA Capital Real Estate Germany.
  • De Agostini S.p.A.: also holds other financial investments, including a minority stake in Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A.