IDeA Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Growth

Portfolio

  • S.M.R.E. Engineering S.p.A.


    Sector: Machinery and Electric Vehicles
    Vintage: 2013
    Status: Sold
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Founded in 1999 by Samuele Mazzini, SMRE is a company specialized in engineering, design and construction of industrial systems for the cutting and processing of fabrics (Business Unit “Machinery”). Thanks to the know-how concerning the electric drives and motor controls, at the end of 2010, the company has patented an innovative power-train for electric vehicles (Business Unit “Mobility”). SMRE has developed “IET” (Integrated Electric Transmission), a particularly innovative technology, outperforming all its competitors in the EV market thanks to a better power /weight ratio and costs in line with the tough expectations of the automotive market. This technology has allowed the company to sign a strategic partnership with an American leading producer of electric motorcycles. SMRE is headquartered in Umbria, in Umbertide and it has a team of over 30 people, 7 of which dedicated to R&D. Samuele Mazzini, founder and major shareholder, plays a central role in the company, and he is supported by a commercial structure recently reinforced. The company was listed on the AIM market of the Italian Stock Exchange in Milan in April 2016.

  • Baglioni S.p.A.


    Sector: Industriale
    Vintage: 2015
    Status: Sold
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Fondata nel 1968 a San Pietro Mosezzo (Novara), il gruppo Baglioni è uno dei principali produttori mondiali di serbatoi in pressione. Negli anni Baglioni si è sviluppata scegliendo di operare in settori dove l’attenzione alle esigenze del cliente, alla qualità ed affidabilità dei prodotti, sono il fattore critico di successo, rafforzando la sua presenza all’estero, anche grazie all’ottenimento delle necessarie certificazioni, e diversificando la propria offerta in settori in forte crescita quali la criogenia ed oil & gas. Baglioni ha sviluppato la propria attività in 4 linee di business: - standard pressure vessel: serbatoi per aria compressa per uso hobbistico, professionale ed industriale. Il range di prodotti varia da una capacità di 5 a una di 15.000 litri - special pressure equipment: serbatoi e dispositivi progettati su specifica per varie applicazioni industriali (aria compressa e condizionata, filtraggio olio) - oil & gas: pressure vessel e scambiatori di calore - criogenia: soluzioni per il trattamento dell’aria e dei gas a temperature molto basse. Il gruppo impiega più di 700 persone in 11 siti produttivi, di cui 2 in Cina, 1 in Francia e 1 negli Stati Uniti. Da gennaio 2015 è attivo anche un nuovo stabilimento in Italia dedicato a produzioni per il settore petrolifero. Tra i propri clienti Baglioni annovera i principali produttori di compressori in Italia e nel mondo.

  • Tecnomeccanica S.p.A.


    Sector: Automotive lighting
    Vintage: 2016
    Status: Sold
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Founded in 1945 and headquartered in Novara, Tecnomeccanica is active in the production of high-precision aluminium components for the automotive lighting sector. Over the years Tecnomeccanica has developed a considerable technological and commercial know-how gaining an appreciable market placement in a sector characterized by significant growth prospects and high barriers to entry. In 1999 the company introduced the metallization process, that represents a great competitive advantage even today, and in 2007 started manufacturing heat sinks for LED lighting applications. Since 2010, a series of investments in technology and automation has also been undertaken in order to maximize the flexibility and efficiency of the production processes. The company is specialized in two main products: aluminium reflectors for xenon and halogen headlights heat sinks for led lighting The company has achieved a leadership position in the European market, and it is characterized by a strong international presence indeed, generating more than 95% of its turnover abroad.

  • Stalam S.p.A.


    Sector: Food and Textile Machinery
    Vintage: 2017
    Status: In Portfolio
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Founded in 1978 in Nove, nearby Vicenza, Stalam is a leading company in the design, development and production of Radio Frequency equipment (“RF”) for the drying and thermal processing of textile fibres, yarns and technical textiles. Since 2002 the company has diversified its activity by entering the food market, developing RF equipment for the quick defrosting of frozen fish, pasteurisation and sterilisation of liquid and semi-liquid food products, and for the sanitisazion of dry food commodities. Stalam’s product portfolio includes: - RF equipment for the textile industry - RF equipment for the food industry - RF equipment for treatment of technical textiles In 2005 Stalam acquired a majority stake of its Chinese competitor Shanghai Deyi, and established a production facility in Shanghai dedicated to the production of standard machines for the textile industry. The capabilities of Stalam include the possibility of developing and manufacturing customized solutions that satisfy stringent customer requiriments. Therefore it allow the company to be well-positioned for expanding into new markets and exploiting the sector growth prospects. Stalam has a market share of over 50% in the textile industry, and it’s the company offering the broadest range of RF equipment in the world for the food industry. It generates over the 90% of its turnover abroad indeed.

  • MetaSystem S.p.A.


    Sector: Electronics
    Vintage: 2014
    Status: Sold
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Founded in 1973 in Reggio Emilia, Meta System is among the European leaders in research, development and production of advanced electronic security system for the automotive, motorcycle and energy markets in the following categories: security: integrated security alarm systems safety: integrated safety systems telematics: wireless systems for satellite communication / cell network comfort: digital power amplifier, active interface for palmar systems, wireless communication power devices: electronic power devices for the command of electric motors Amongst its clients are the leading vehicle and motorcycle manufactures, for whom they develop and produce a wide range of products and active / passive electronic security systems as well as next-generation comfort solutions. Meta System has offices and production sites in Reggio Emilia and Mornago (Varese). The company operates internationally level through subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and a worldwide capillary network of distributors.

  • Italchimici S.p.A.


    Sector: Pharmaceutical
    Vintage: 2015
    Status: Sold
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Italchimici is an Italian pharmaceutical company, leader in the sale of generic drugs and proprietary branded food supplements. Founded in the 60s by the Guastella family in Pomezia (near Rome), Italchimici carried on a co-marketing business with Janssen (a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson) in the 70s. In 1988 it was acquired by the multinational company Fisons Pic, a global leader mondiale in the respiratory and allergy treatments. In 1995, following the acquisition by Fison Pic, it joined Rhône-Poulenc (currently Sanofi-Aventis), and in 1996 it was taken over by its managers and private investors through a MBO. Italchimici sells products dedicated to the respiratory and gastrointestinal therapies, having established a leadership position in its markets in Italy, in particular in the pediatric and in the probiotics and nutraceuticals segments. The products are promoted directly to the doctors through its sales and pharmaceutical representatives network. The promotional activity, that has been carried out in the recent years, has contributed to place its brands in a leadership position. Italchimici possesses a prominent green angle considering that it develops almost a third of its turnover in nutraceuticals and dietary supplements with specific functional qualities. The fund sold to Recordati S.p.A. its stake in Italchimici S.p.A. on May 31, 2016.

  • Baglioni S.p.A.


    Sector: Industrial
    Vintage: 2015
    Status: In Portfolio
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Founded in 1968 in San Pietro Mosezzo (Novara), Baglioni group is one of the global leaders operating in the production of pressure vessels. Over the years, Baglioni has grown operating in sectors where the attention to customer needs, products’quality and reliability are critical key factors of success. The company has strengthened its presence abroad by entering in fast-growing businesses such as cryogenics and oil & gas, obtaining the necessary certifications, and diversifying its offering. In particular, Baglioni has developed its production in 4 lines of business: - standard pressure vessel: tanks for compressors dedicated to hobby, professional and industrial use. The product range varies from 5 to 15.000 liter of capacity - special pressure equipment: customized tanks and other devices for various industrial applications (compressed and conditioning air, filtering oil) - oil & gas: pressure vessels and heat exchangers - cryogenics: solutions for the treatment of air and gas at very low temperatures The group employs today more than 700 people and it operates in 11 production sites, of which 2 in China, 1 in France and 1 in the USA. From January 2015 a new plant fully dedicated to oil & gas productions has started operations. Amongst its clients, Baglioni counts the leading companies producing compressors in Italy and worldwide.

  • Elemaster S.p.A. Tecnologie Elettroniche


    Sector: Electronics
    Vintage: 2013
    Status: Sold
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Elemaster Group is a leader in the electronic industry sector (ODM / EMS), providing experience and innovation to its customers (OEM) in several industrial sectors with a wide range of services that cover the entire life cycle of products.The company is specialized in manufacturing low volumes of high-tech printed circuit boards and final assembly of specific devices. Elemaster was founded in 1978 by Gabriele Cogliati, still Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Since 2012 Elemaster started developing its business internationally in USA through the support of an Indian partner (Sienna Corporation) and in China with an Italian company (OMP). Elemaster is based in Lomagna (LC), close to Milan, and currently runs 3 factories in Italy (Elemaster, Eleprint e Elesystem), 1 in the USA (Elesienna), 1 in China (Elemechtron), and 1 in Bizerte (Eleonetech) with a Tunisian partner. Clients portfolio is highly diversified in three main sectors: - transportation - medical devices - energy & cleantech and industrial automation

  • Zephyro S.p.A.


    Sector: Green Economy
    Vintage: 2013
    Status: Sold
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    GreenItaly1 approved the business combination, ie the operation of aggregation between GreenItaly1 and Prima Vera S.p.A. The company has then changed its name in Zephyro with the listing on the AIM market of the Italian Stock Exchange in Milan. GreenItaly1 was the first thematic SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) with the aim of achieving, within 24 months from IPO, the acquisition of a minority stake in a not listed, mid-sized Italian company operating in the green economy. Zephyro, founded in 2000 in Milan, is the Italian leading operator in the energy efficiency sector and provider of integrated energy management solutions for complex structures, in Italy and abroad. Zephyro offers integrated energy management, through the design, implementation and financing of energy requalification (cogeneration, tri-generation and district heating services) with high technological content, as well as facilities management and maintenance and provision of services related to compllex energy-intensive facilities, aimed at reducing fuel consumption and pollutant emissions and achieving cost savings. Since 2002 Zephyro offers to the healthcare market, both public and private, a management service in Global Service of biomedical equipment.