The Panini Group was founded in 1961 by the Panini family in Modena, Italy, where it’s still headquartered. It is the world leader in the published collectable sector and one of the leading publishers of children’s magazines and books, comics, manga and graphic novels, in both Europe and Latin America.
Ownership : Owned by the Panini Management and Fineldo (holding company of Panini's equity sponsor Vittorio Merloni).
In 2012 the Panini Group sales exceeded 637 million Euros (825 million USD) with sales in over 110 countries, supported by 12 subsidiaries and over 900 employees worldwide.
Subsidiaries are located in:
A representative office has been opened in 2008 in Warsaw, Poland.
There are eight main Business Areas: