The Monzino Group

The current structure of Gruppo Monzino, within the Monzino Family, features a Holding company, Monzino Spa, which controls tow companies operating at an international level in musical instruments field: a subsidiary, Mogar Music Spa, and a joint venture company, Gewa Med Ltd. The Group also includes a of "Real Estate" society, Immobiliare1750 Spa, and a not-for-profit organisation, the Antonio Carlo Monzino Foundation.


Monzino1750

Monzino, the holding company of the group, offers coordination and control functions to the investee companies.

It provides the investee companies with human resources management and takes care of the group Corporate Image.

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www.mogarmusic.com/

Mogar Music was founded in 1987, following a strategic development plan, as a company for the distribution of musical instruments and named after Monzino & Garlandini, a historic brand name that was used by the family during the years 1920 -1940.

In keeping with the philosophy of Monzino company, from which it inherits part of the organizational structure and some of the carried brands, Mogar Music stands out as one of the most innovative and advanced distributors of the Italian scene, thanks both to its modern IT structure that supports its widespread sales network of sole agents, and to its commercial policies based on honesty, reliability, robustness and professional service offering to customers.

With suppliers and customers Mogar Music establishes a relationship of true strategic partnership rather than of simple business, developing trade policies together with the brand holders and actively contributing to the of the product development.

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www.gewamusic.com

Gewa Med was founded as a joint venture with Gewa GmbH (Germany) in April 2005. This historic German company was founded in 1925 by Georg Walther and is mainly engaged in the manufacture of stringed musical instruments and accessories. Over the years it has become one of the leading global manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments and accessories, developing the sales network internationally through its own branches and establishing productive relationships with the world of production in various emerging countries.

In our country Monzino Group has been a pioneer in undertaking joint ventures with foreign companies: with Roland in 1986, with Yamaha in 1990, with Gibson USA in 2002, after having worked for many years as distributors for Italy and in 2005 with Gewa.

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www.fondazioneacmonzino.it

Antonio Carlo Monzino Foundation was established by the Monzino Family in June 1999 on the occasion of the celebration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of craftsmanship. The first act was the donation of the Family's collection of ancient musical to the City of Milan. The collection is now housed in the dedicated rooms at the Castello Sforzesco. The Foundation aims at the preservation and enhancement of the artistic heritage of the Family, at the spreading of musical practice as a key element in the formation of the human being, as well as a cultural tool for the prevention and recovery of the forms of social disadvantage and the promotion of scientific research on music and brain.

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1750 Immobiliare

1750 Real Estate was established in June 2007 with the aim to separate the MI business from the mere real estate activity by performing a partial and proportional demerger.

This creates an independent structure that allows a dynamic management of the assets, while facilitating the identification of the returns of the different areas of activity.

The main goals are the management, enhancement and optimization of the real estate owned by the Monzino Family.


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