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Risk management

The CIR Group operates in various industry and service sectors, both nationally and internationally, so its business is exposed to various kinds of financial risk, including market risk (exchange rate risk and price risk), credit risk, liquidity risk and interest rate risk. The Group uses hedging derivatives to minimise certain types of risks. Risk management is carried out by the central finance and treasury function on the basis of policies approved by top management and communicated to the subsidiaries on 25 July 2003.

The information below also refers to the Sorgenia Group which has been classified under "Discontinued operations" in accordance with IFRS 5. 

The main company risks identified, monitored and, as described below, managed by CIRi are the following:
  • The market risk
  • The credit risk
  • The liquidity risk
  • Interest rate risk