BOLOGNA, Italy – Ima S.p.A. announces the subscription with UniCredit as bookrunner and agent bank, Crédit Agricole, Bper Banca and Banco Bpm, of a medium/long-term loan amounting to 180 million euros.
The loan, together with the issue of the bond of 50 million euros communicated to the market on 21 an 24 June 2019, is aimed at financing the acquisition of Atop.
The granting of the loan is, inter alia, dependent on the completion of the acquisition, which is expected to take place in July 2019.
Established in 1961, Ima is world leader in the design and manufacture of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, tea and coffee.
Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Barberino Val d’Elsa (Florence), Atop is among the world’s leading companies in the production of innovative machines and automatic lines for the production of stators and rotors for electric motors.