EQUITA assisted Sacchi Giuseppe S.p.A

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Sacchi, a company of the Sonepar Group, leader in the market for the distribution of electrical equipment, has acquired Demo S.p.A., a company of primary importance in the sector, mainly present in Piedmont and Liguria.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) acted as financial advisor to Sacchi.
The operation confirms K Finance’s proven experience as a leading advisor in the distribution of electrical equipment, having already followed numerous transactions with the main players in a rapidly gathering sector.

The transaction in a nutshell

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The deal will allow Demo employees to become part of a dynamic and growing company, ensuring a future full of opportunities in an increasingly competitive market

Client:
Sacchi Giuseppe S.p.A.
Date:
June 2019
Mandate:
Sacchi, a company of the Sonepar Group, leader in the market for the distribution of electrical equipment, has acquired Demo S.p.A.
Role:
Financial Advisor
Value:
Undisclosed
Typology:
M&A advisory
Advisor:
EQUITA Mid Cap Advisory

The company

Sacchi Giuseppe S.p.A., founded in 1957, with its subsidiaries Comel and D.m.e., is one of the leading Italian companies in the distribution of electrical equipment, lighting and industrial automation. It has 59 sales outlets in Northern Italy, a Logistics Centre and 1,100 employees working in synergy to meet the needs of over 40,000 customers. In 2018 Sacchi joined the international Sonepar Group.

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company operating internationally in the professional equipment distribution market. It operates in 44 countries, has a network of 46,000 employees and a turnover of 22.4 billion Euro.

Demo S.p.A., founded in 1997, with headquarters in Casale Monferrato, has a turnover of 118 million Euro, 36 points of sale, a logistics center of 24,000 square meters and 300 employees, and it is a reference point in the territory for customers and suppliers.

Giorgio Osta, Chairman of Demo, said: “Sacchi is the right partner: the common values that distinguish us and our knowledge of the market will guarantee us safe development and an important role in Northern Italy”.
Guido Minola, CEO of Demo, confirmed: “The acquisition will allow us to become part of a dynamic and constantly growing reality, ensuring Demo employees a future full of opportunities in an increasingly competitive market.

“On behalf of the 46,000 Sonepar employees operating in 44 countries, I am pleased to welcome Demo to our Group. This acquisition will give rise to a new market leader in the distribution of electrical equipment in north-western Italy. Italy is a strategic country for Sonepar and will continue to achieve great results thanks to a responsive market and an excellent local organization,” said Philippe Delpech, CEO of Sonepar.