BFC Media is a media & digital independent publishing house based in Milan and specialized in personal business and financial products, from personal finance management to asset management, service distribution and lifestyle. Founded in 1995 by Denis Masetti, now chairman and main shareholder, Blue Financial Communication is listed on the AIM Italy Stock Exchange since 2015 and has developed a variety of contents published both in printed and online platforms.

Today Blue Financial Communication is the leading company in Italy for financial and personal media with BLUERATING, PRIVATE, FORBES ITALIA, ASSET CLASS and COSMO, together with the two digital platforms Gooruf and Blueadvisor. Moreover, BFC controls ITE (Investments and Trading Events), a company which organizes ITForum, the most important italian event focused on trading and investments. In 2018 acquires FinanzaOperativa.com and launches BlueAcademy. In June 2019 launches the new 100% Business News television, available on its owned OTT platform Bfcvideo.com and both on SKY Channel 511 and TiVùSat 61. In July 2019 acquires 50,01% of Gruppo B publishing house with a view to developing new businesses within the New Space Economy. In September 2019 launches new brand BFC Media, grouping together its different publishing divisions. In October 2019 first issue of COSMO magazine, published by BFC Space division. By the end of 2019 launch of first podcasts signed by BFC Voice, from Milan production studios, and BFC Education, a new division focused on multiplatform financial education.

In May 2020 BFC Media has launched the new BIKE project, its first fully integrated communication system (tv, web, magazine) devoted to smart mobility topic. A great opportunity, innovative and fun, to start discovering tomorrow’s cities, dive into Italian country’s beauty and finally live a truly responsible experience, more and more green and free, heading to a shiny smart future. BIKE, the pleasure to live on the move, since July 2020, is also a quarterly paper magazine. First issue, Summer 2020 edition, has been supplemented for free together with Forbes Italia July edition. At the same time BFC Media founded Equos, 100% owned company, with a view to create and develop editorial sinergies within the horse racing world starting with the relaunch of TROTTO&TURF, a magazine published three times a week (first new issue June 2ndwith a 64 page total pagination).

In December was launched Venture Studio at Le Village by Credit Agricole in Milan, startup enableer linked to the Group.

In October 2021 BFC Media has launched, under an eight-year agreement with PMC Group – Penske Media Corporation,  the new Robb Report project, its fully integrated communication system (magazine, web, and experiences) devoted to Luxury and Lifestyle.

Our Journey
November 2021

Bike Channel television channel is launched on SKY at channel 222.

October 2021

BFC Media presented, under an agreement with PMC – Penske Media Corporation group, the multimedia project of the Italian edition of Robb Report, a worldwide reference brand for Luxury and Lifestyle.

December 2020

The Venture Studio project is launched, an incubator of innovative start-ups linked to the Group, created within Le Village by Crédit Agricole.

June 2020

The Equos project was launched, dedicated to the world of equestrian racing, with Trotto&Turf, a historical newspaper about the world of equestrian competitions.

October 2019

Launch of new monthly magazine COSMO focused on the New Space Economy

September 2019

Launch of BFC Media, the new brand which groups together all company’s different publishing divisions

June 2019

The new 100% All Business News TV available on OTT owned platform bfcvideo.com and on both SKY Channel 511 and Tivùsat 61

April 2018

The first italian monthly magazine focused on local and international asset management

December 2017

Private Banking Awards 2017 is the first FORBESLIVE event

October 2017

Launch of the italian edition of FORBES and website forbes.it

October 2016

The yearbook DIGITAL, dedicated to all the Italian companies active in the Fintech world, is presented to the public at the Trading Online Expo

September 2016

Acquisition of Spring Eventi, a company active in the sector of event and forum organization

July 2016

Creation of iFINANCE MEDIA LTD, a new London-based company part of the Blue Financial Communication group, focused on the development of the Fintech sector

May 2016

iFINANCE, the first Italian magazine focused on Fintech and digital business, is created

February 2016

Launch of the first edition of PLAYER YEARBOOK, the yearbook dedicated to the world of consultancy and private banking

December 2015

Listing at the Aim stock exchange of Milan

November 2015

Inception of PRIVATE, the magazine for private bankers, and the privatebankingweb.com website, dedicated to the leading players of financial consulting: leaders, legends, lifestyle, events

September 2015

Launch of the calcioinborsa.com website and the prize contest BIGMATCH: the first and only website to combine finance and football

April 2015

Publication of the first issue of LEADER YEARBOOK, featuring the most prominent figures in Italian asset management

January 2015

Business activities expand to include the creation and management of events designed specifically for clients and the organization of the FORUMS: OUTLOOK, PRIVATE BANKING and iFINANCE


Development of the web app MY SOLDI, for the management of personal business


Creation and development of the blueratingtv.com website and the mobile version of bluerating.com, as well as the advertorial sections and TOP FUNDS


Opening of the new soldiweb.com website, completely devoted to consulting and personal business, with the sections SOLDI CONSULENZA and SOLDI STORE supported by daily news bulletins and targeting savers


Launch of the new monthly BLUERATING advisory e asset management, sent to all the promotion and consulting agencies doing business in Italy and the main bank branches, with a circulation of over 7000 copies, in addition to distribution at sector events and newsstands


Launch of SOLDI, the personal business weekly, distributed nationwide through the newsstand channel until 2013


Creation and launch of ADVISOR, the first monthly dedicated to the world of promoters and managers of financial products, sold in 2010 to another publisher


Launch of the monthly HEDGE, a newsmagazine dedicated to private banking and alternative investments, which was terminated in 2009 following the hedge fund crisis


Creation of the weekly BLOOMBERG INVESTIMENTI, distributed nationally, with Alessandro Rossi as editor in chief and in partnership with Michael Bloomberg: partnership share sold in 2002


Launch of the initial version of the bluerating.com website


BLUE FINANCIAL COMMUNICATION is founded in Milan by Denis Masetti