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Arketipo

  • Sector: Sofas and furnishing accessories
  • Turnover: € 14 mln
  • Year of investment: 2006
  • Status: Sold
  • Web site: www.arketipo.com

Arketipo, has its operative offices in Calenzano, close to Florence. It was founded by a group of some Tuscan entrepreneurs in 1982 . Since then it has created and proposed upholstery and furnishing accessories of simple and refined design. Arketipo’s products combine top quality to attention to detail of its essential contemporary line.
The Fund’s intervention allowed the company to support an ambitious process of brand strengthening and repositioning in the high end segment of the market, by redefinition of product range and geographical penetration.

Lovato Gas

  • Sector: Gas fuel systems for automotive industry
  • Turnover: € 42 mln
  • Year of investment: 2006
  • Status: Sold
  • Web site: www.lovatogas.com

Lovato was founded in in Vicenza in 1958., It is the third largest company in the world for designing, assembling, testing, and sale of gas fuel systems for automotive industry, with an estimated share of 10% of the world market.  It sells its products in more than 70 countries around the world. 
The Fund sold Lovato Gas to Landi Renzo, the world’s market leader, quoted in the STAR segment of the Italian Stock Exchange.  This operation allowed Lovato Gas to benefit from the  integration with the buyer,  in terms of further brand development, technology advancement and industrial synergy.

Mesgo

  • Sector: Synthetic and natural rubber compounds
  • Turnover: € 23 mln
  • Year of investment: 2005
  • Status: Sold
  • Web site: www.mesgo.it

MESGO was set up in Bergamo in 1996. The company produces  synthetic and natural rubber compounds used in the production of components for the mechanical, automotive, and home appliance industries.  
The Fund’s activities contributed widening the product range and helped new markets development such as the opening of new production sites in developing countries (Poland).

Tecnostamp Group

  • Sector: Production of thermoplastic materials
  • Turnover: € 10 mln
  • Year of investment: 2005
  • Status: Sold
  • Web site: www.tectriu.com

Tecnostamp Group is based in Carate Brianza (MI) and it is the result of the merger of two companies -  Triulzi & Cantoni Spa, that works in the casting of thermo-set materials, and Tecnostamp Europa Spa, that has operated in the thermoplastic sector since 1964.  The company presently produces mould and die casts plastic materials for major world players in the automotive, cosmetics, household appliance, and lighting markets.  
The Fund’s support allowed the Company to experience a significant growth through the internationalization of its production sites, that expanded to Eastern Europe and Mexico.


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