Interesting. I knew Bell helicopters were built under license by Agusta, but didn't know any (then) Hughes aircraft were licensed there.
It was Breda-Nardi, you may remember Breda for a few WW II planes
Plus artillery tractors, guns and machine guns:
Before and during WW II, Nardi was famous for its light aircraft like:
After WW II Nardi was acquired/merged into Breda and later they started building Hughes helicopters under license. Only at a very later stage Breda's aviation branch was acquired by Agusta.