The Panini Group: History and Background Info 

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. In 2016 the Panini Group sales exceeded 631 million Euros (698 million USD) with sales in over 120 countries, supported by 12 subsidiaries and over 1000 employees worldwide.