Centro (I); Lazio; Roma
Location of affected unit(s)
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Financial Service Activities, Except Insurance And Pension Funding
64 - Financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding

150 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
21 February 2007
Employment effect (start)
7 May 2007
Foreseen end date


The Carta Sì group is one of the main Italian credit services' supplier. The company, which was founded by a pool of 35 banks, has a market share of around 24% of the Italian credit card market.

On 21 February 2007, the company announced the 2007-2009 industrial plan that, essentially, envisages a high increase in the profits during the next two years, investments in the offices in Milan, and the closure of those in Rome, with the consequent loss of 150 jobs.

The trade unions harshly reacted to the company's decision announcing industrial action over the next days. In particular, the trade unions declared that the company's decision breaks a previous company agreement reached in March 2006. The previous agreement provided that the Carta Sì group would change the employment contract of its employees on 'atypical' contracts to open-ended contracts and hire the 120 workers currently employed in Bfs, a company that operates as a contractor of Carta Sì group.


  • 22 February 2007: Il manifesto
  • 22 February 2007: Il Diario del lavoro


Eurofound (2007), Carta Sì, Closure in Italy, factsheet number 64995, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64995.