EQUITA assisted FIAC

K Finance - Mid-market M&A advisory

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has agreed to acquire from the Lucchi Family FIAC S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of piston compressors and related equipment with a global sales network.

K Finance, partner of Clairfield International, acted as financial advisor to Lucchi Family, Russo De Rosa e Associati as fiscal and legal advisors. Bonelli Erede and PWC acted respectively as legal and fiscal advisors to Atlas Copco.

The transaction in a nutshell

2016 01 Tombstone Fiac AtlasCopco

Founded in 1977, FIAC has production sites in Italy, China and Brazil, and sells into more than 110 countries

January 2016
Acquisition of FIAC by Atlas Copco
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M&A advisory
EQUITA Mid Cap Advisory

The company

FIAC is based in Bologna, Italy, and has about 400 employees. The company offers a broad range of piston compressors, air treatment products, and spare parts. Founded in 1977, FIAC has production sites in Italy, China and Brazil, and sells into more than 110 countries. The FIAC compressors are used by a wide range of industrial and professional customers including small and medium sized businesses; from car repair shops to manufacturing companies. In 2014, FIAC achieved revenues for about EUR 70 million.

Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2014, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 94 (BEUR 10.3) and more than 44 000 employees.