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Autostrade per l’Italia is a European leader among concessionaire for the construction and management of toll highways.


Autostrade per l'Italia is a leader in Europe among concessionaires that manage and construct of toll payinghighways with a network of around 5,000 km in Italy, Brazil, Chile, India and Poland.
Established in the early 1950s, Autostrade per l'Italia and its Italian subsidiary concessionaires represent one of the most extensive European toll-paying highway networks. With 3,020 km, it serves 15 Italian regions and 60 provinces and moves Italy closer to Europe's socio-economic hub, ensuring effective connections across the country and an indispensable infrastructure network that links the main metropolitan areas to the rest of the country.
Autostrade per l'Italia is Italy's main private investor with an investment scheme of up to 27 billion euros to develop and improve1066 km of highways. It is committed to promoting and developing knowledge as a key player in terms of professional expertise in the field of management, infrastructure, materials and technology. This expertise and instruments such as the "Tutor" speed control system and "Telepass", which now has 8 million devices installed, make it a global leader.

Autostrade per l'Italia's ownership structure is as follows:

  • Atlantia : 88.06%
  • Appia Investments Srl (a company directly and indirectly owned by the aforementioned consortium members and designated as buyer under the share purchase agreement executed by the consortium members) : 6.94%;
  • Silk Road Fund : 5% 


Autostrade per l'Italia's highway concessionaires include:

  • Autostrade per l'Italia (an authorised network of 2,854.6 km )

  • Società Italiana per Azioni for the Mont Blanc Tunnel (5.8 km) operating the Italian stretch of the tunnel (Autostrade per l'Italia holds 51%)

  • Raccordo Autostradale Valle d'Aosta (32.4 km) a highway connecting Aosta to Mont Blanc

  • Tangenziale di Napoli (20.2 km) the ring road serving the metropolitan area of Naples

  • Società Autostrade Meridionali (51.6 km) which operates the Naples-Pompei-Salerno highway

  • Autostrada Tirrenica SpA (SAT), which holds the concession for the A12 Livorno - Civitavecchia highway (total programmed extensione 242 km, of which 54,6 km already operating)


In addition to the companies that run the Italian highways, the following companies offer additional services to the core business:

  • Spea-Ingegneria Europea, works in the planning, works management, monitoring and execution of scheduled maintenance of road works sectors;

  • Pavimental, operates in the road paving and maintenance sector;

  • Essediesse Società di Servizi, runs administrative services, payroll, general services and property management pools for the whole Group, debt collection and toll billing

  • AD Moving, sells advertising space and services and manages service area events;

  • Telepass,  manages and markets the Viacard payment system and Telepass technology and devices

  • Autostrade Tech, operates in the design, development, marketing and management of plants, road networks, toll collection and other traffic technologies

  • Infoblu, manages the activities related to the production and broadcasting of information services on traffic conditions along the highway network

  • TowerCo works on planning and setting up suitable sites to accommodate the telecommunication systems of the various providers (typically mobile radio) for corporate and institutional purposes and services (Isoradio, etc.)

  • Giove Clear, a facility company that provides cleaning services in outdoor areas, green areas and toilets) to about 70% of the 216 Service Areas throughout the Group's network.

Following a number of acquisitions made since 2005, the Group is now present worldwide with around 2,000  km of toll-paying highways:

  • Chile, 313 km of which:

178 km operated by Grupo Costanera (50,01% Atlantia, 49,99% CPPIB), the first operator in the metropolitan area of Santiago with 4 urban highway concessions in the city of Santiago (Costanera Norte, Vespucio Sur, Nororiente and Acceso Vial AMB) for a total of around 98 km, and an extra-urban highway concession of around 80km (Litoral Central) in the coastal area west of Santiago, in the region of Valparaìso

135 km of highways managed in the south of the country, between Rio Bueno and Puerto Montt, through the concessionaire Los Lagos (100% Atlantia)

  • Poland, through its subsidiary Stalexport Autostrady (61 km);

  • Brazil, with 1538 km of highways managed through AB Concessões (50% + 1 share Atlantia, 50% - 1 share Gruppo Bertin) which holds 100% of the highway concessionaires Rodovias das Colinas, Triangulo do Sol Autoestradas, Rodovia MG-050 and 50% of Rodovias do Tietê

  • India, where, as part of a consortium with the Tata Group, the Group was awarded the concession of the 110 km Pune-Solapur highway in the state of Maharashtra

In the United States, Autostrade per l'Italia is shareholder of ETC (Electronic Transaction Consultants) for free flow tolling on some of the main roads in 7 states: Washington,Texas,Louisiana, illinois, California, Georgia and Utah.