Our History


Founding of Barabino & Partners. The journey on “two wheels” starts from Genoa.


B&P goes to Milan two years later: new location in the Italian capital of communication and finance.


STET Telecom privatisation: ten years since its foundation, with two partners, 40 professionals, and offices in Genoa and Milan, Barabino & Partners wins the tender to communicate the privatization of STET.


MGA on the Milan Stock Exchange: Barabino & Partners leads the communication of the first listing of an Italian public utility company.


The Rome office opens in the very heart of the capital.


B&P in major financial operations: the Olivetti-Telecom IPO and the outstanding privatisation of ENEL, closing with over three million shareholders.


Barabino & Partners opens in Brussels: the first office abroad focuses on public affairs. The process of internationalization begins.


The launch of B&P Design. The existing department dedicated to visual communication is entirely restructured and named B&P Design.


B&P crosses the English Channel. The office in London gives a boost to B&P’s journey to internationalisation.


B&P Media is created: a new division that focuses on advertising planning.


B&P opens its first German office in Berlin.


The USA: B&P inaugurates its New York office.


The launch of Officina22: a prestigious location for corporate events, press conferences, business meetings and more in the centre of Milan.


The listing of Poste Italiane: in a new round of privatisations, B&P is the communication advisor of a crucial operation for the country.


Creation of the B&People division: a training & development programme launched in partnership with Bocconi University.


The fight for Corriere della Sera: B&P supports Cairo Communication in the tender offer RCS Mediagroup, one of the major deals in the Italian publishing industry. The operation resulted in the establishment of a large editorial publishing group led by Urbano Cairo.


Launch of bDigital, the division dedicated to digital communication.


Paris, Berlin and Munich, B&P enters France and doubles its presence in Germany: Barabino & Partners acquires 100% of B2P Communications Consulting GmbH.


January 2nd, 2022: the transformation process of B&P SpA into a Benefit Corporation starts. May 4th, 2022: as per unanimous approval by the Shareholders’ Assembly, Barabino & Partners SpA is a Benefit Corporation.


Achievement of Gender Equality Certification, Italy’s first certification on gender equality in the world of work issued by the Winning Women Institute