Voting Premium in Italy: An Analysis over a 30-Year Period

  •  Antonio Salvi    
  •  Emanuele Teti    
  •  Anastasia Giakoumelou    
  •  Felice Petruzzella    


We investigate the different aspects affecting the control premium by carrying out an empirical analysis on the respective in the Italian stock market since 1987 employing the Voting Premium methodology. We demonstrate how the introduction of new regulations in this field in 2012 has contributed to a substantial premium reduction. The impact of the aforementioned regulations needs to be examined within the macroeconomic setting that has distinguished the period of reference, particularly the last decade, within which the decision to raise the tax rate on financial yields needs to be contextualized.

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