Rome, 3rd February 2015 - FS Privatisation: Ministry of Economy and Finance advisors appointed

At the end of the selection process that involved both Italian and foreign financial institutions and law firms, the Ministry of Economy and Finance, also having acquired the opinion of the Privatisation Committee, announced it has identified Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton as, respectively, Financial Advisor and Legal Advisor of the Ministry for the privatisation process of the FS Group.