Italy: Short selling ban for three months


Clearstream Banking1 informs customers that Consob, has announced a short selling ban on all securities listed on the Borsa Italiana for a period of three months.

Consob has also introduced an enhanced transparency regime on investments held in the largest listed Italian companies. This increased transparency lowers the minimum thresholds required to communicate participation in a listed company.

Further detail regarding the listed companies in scope and the new thresholds can be found on the Consob website.

Further information

We will continue to monitor the situation, and will inform customers when further news is received from the market.

For further information, customers may contact Clearstream Banking Client Services or their Relationship Officer.


1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248, and Clearstream Banking AG, registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany under number HRB 7500.