Since the early months of 2000, the
Pronto PagineGialle service was extended across the country. This was coupled in the fall
of 2005 with
12.40 Pronto PagineBianche which catered to a general user base.
SEAT became more and more interested in reaching local communities: in 2005, it launched Inzona, a new product dedicated and conceived especially for families, retailers, small craftsmen, and businesses located in various city districts; Inzona was more than a guide to services and purchases, it was also a guide for living and discovering their neighbourhood. This directory was followed by InVacanza, a guide for planning holidays, distributed initially in eighteen main Italian tourist areas. Complementing the range of products for tourism was the launch of two new Kompass products: the Annuario degli Alberghi d'Italia and the website www.alberghieturismo.com
In 2006, through PagineGialle Visual SEAT gave users the opportunity to make virtual searches on the territory and stroll along the city streets, while with PagineGialle NAV SEAT does not stop at meeting the search needs of users, but also offers to guide them where their needs can be met. In February 2007, SEAT launched its new portal, www.annunci.it the virtual window for buying and selling automobiles, homes and classified ads for any number of items, from collector's items to leisure.
Finally, the company began the construction of the new SEAT headquarters, which was also fitted with an advanced research centre in the Internet evolution, which is scheduled for completion in 2008 in the "Spina 3" area of Turin.
• End of 1996
Seat is spun off from STET and becomes an independent Company once again
• January 1997
Seat is listed on the Italian Stock Exchange
• November 1997
Acquisition of Seat by a concert party made up of private entrepreneurs (Ottobi), including Telecom Italia, Comit, De Agostini and Investitori Associati
• November 1997
The new Board of Directors headed by Lorenzo Pellicioli takes office
Seat S.p.A. is merged in Ottobi and becomes Seat Pagine Gialle S.p.A.
• September 1999
Seat and De Agostini acquire the controlling stake in Matrix and start operating in the Internet business
• August 2000
Seat acquires a stake in Telemontecarlo
• November 2000
Following the Tin.it transaction, Seat Pagine Gialle joins the Telecom Group
• May 2001
The new Board of Directors appointed by the majority stakeholder takes office and Lorenzo Pellicioli is appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
• July 2001
Paolo Dal Pino is the new Chief Executive Officer of Seat PG S.p.A.
• December 2001
Enrico Bondi is appointed Chairman of Seat PG S.p.A.
• September 2002
The Board of Directors of Seat Pagine Gialle co-opts Riccardo Perissich as Chairman to replace Enrico Bondi
• 1 August 2003
THE NEW SEAT PG IS ESTABLISHED – On that date, the partial proportional spin-off deed was filed with the Milan Register of Companies whereby Seat Pagine Gialle S.p.A. (as of then “ Telecom Italia Media S.p.A.”) transferred the directories activities of the company (telephone directories, directory assistance and business information) to a newly-established Spun-off Company that takes on the name Seat Pagine Gialle S.p.A.
• 8 August 2003
Silver S.p.A. acquires the controlling stake in the new Seat Pagine Gialle S.p.A.
Enrico Giliberti becomes Chairman of the Company and Luca Majocchi is appointed as Chief Executive Officer