CDPI Sgr carries out due diligence on investment opportunities based on the internally adopted procedure and in compliance with the following principles:
(a) Economic and financial sustainability of each operation, to be assessed based on market criteria.
(b) Existence of a public interest underlying the carried out operations. In relation to this, the following types of transactions, by way of example and not exhaustive, are considered to meet the public interest requirement.
(i) Projects involving properties of public origin, meaning those owned by the public or properties acquired by companies belonging to the CDPI Sgr group or the funds they hold, as part of the enhancement of public property assets.
(ii) Projects involving buildings in areas of urban regeneration and regeneration.
(iii) In the interest of the country's economic-manufacturing system and employment growth, supporting research, innovation and digital application sectors, creating training facilities at all levels aimed at developing the relevant skills.
(iv) In the interest of the country's economic-manufacturing system and of employment growth, supporting research and innovation sectors, including technology, creation of structures for the launch or development of new business activities.
(v) Investment transactions that have at least one of the following characteristics.
- They are recipients of multi-year public or community grants, subsidies or public or community subsidies, in any form, even indirect, for the construction of investments and supplies of national interest.
- They are carried out by virtue of public property concessions, including those state-owned, public procurement contracts or concessions for works or services, as well as public works carried out with the use of general contractors, entrusted by the state, regions, local authorities, public entities and public law bodies.
- They are carried out pursuant to agreements between the state, regions, local authorities, public entities or bodies governed by public law and (i) one or more third countries, or (ii) institutions of the European Union or of member states thereof.
- They are carried out in the form of public-private partnerships, including through joint ventures or in any event carried out by companies or other legal entities in which the state, Regions, local authorities, public entities or organisations of public law participate to a prevalent extent.
- They are included in programmes, plans or other planning instruments of the state, Regions, local authorities, public entities or bodies governed by public law.
- They are co-financed, including indirectly, by the European Investment Bank.
- They are aimed at fulfilling institutional tasks of the state, Regions, local authorities, public entities and bodies governed by public law, even if carried out and managed with the majority participation of private subjects.