A remarkable development opportunity for ATOP was successfully completed. The pan-European private equity fund Charme Capital Partners and the IMA Group have in fact entered the Shareholders equity, and have taken hold of a majority share of the Company, together with ourselves, the founder members of ATOP.
Charme Capital Partners is a pan-European private equity operator characterized by a marked entrepreneurial culture and a long-term approach, focused on investments in companies having a strong international growth potential like ATOP.
IMA is global leader in the design and manufacture of automatic processing and packaging machines for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food, tea and coffee products. IMA Group has more than 5,100 employees, of which 2,600 are overseas and 39 production facilities in Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, India, Malaysia, China and Argentina. IMA has been listed on the ltalian Stock Exchange since 1995 and has a market capitalization of more than € 3 billion.