Officine Maccaferri S.p.A., a Bologna, Italy-based global leader in providing solutions for the civil engineering, geotechnical, and environmental construction market, received a strategic investment from Ambienta.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed. Ambienta acquired the Group from current shareholders Carlyle Global Credit, Stellex Capital Management and Man GLG.
The company intends to use the funds to further enhance its impact, vision and position.
Founded in 1879, Officine Maccaferri manufactures, designs, supplies and constructs systems for the global construction industry. Solutions offered include retaining structures, slope stabilisation, erosion protection, rockfall mitigation, highway reinforcement, and coastal protection. It has 30 factories across 5 continents and on-the-ground operations in over 100 countries.
Commenting on the news, Sergio Iasi, Chairman of Officine Maccaferri, said: “We are excited to work with Ambienta to drive Maccaferri’s new phase of growth and development by further consolidating our international presence and distinctive positioning. After having successfully managed the growth of the company thus far, the management team remain fully committed to the partnership and will invest significantly in the transaction. Ambienta’s approach and focus on environmental sustainability strongly resonates with our core values, and we see the firm as the perfect partner to realise Maccaferri’s future growth.“