Prague (Czech Republic), 24 May 2012 — Just over a year after Fondo Italiano (Italian Investment Fund) acquired a minority stake in Comecer SpA, a second international acquisition is made — that of Brita Trade, a specialists in leaded glass processing company, belonging to the Brisk Tabor Group.
The operation forms part of Comecer’s strategy to strengthen its manufacturing expertise in special processing required in the production of nuclear medicine equipment.
Comecer presented an important development plan for the assets purchased, thereby guaranteeing the continuity of the existing personnel and the conservation of the specific know-how accumulated by Brita.
«Brita’s expertise will allow Comecer to achieve important production synergies, thereby improving the competitive position of the Group» said Alessia Zanelli, Comecer SpA CEO.
The operation forms part of the growth and internationalization plan implemented by the Company when Fondo Italiano d’Investimento became a minority shareholder in March 2011.
Comecer was assisted by Marco Polo Advisor acting as financial adviser, and Norton Rose in Prague, acting as legal adviser.
Comecer (Costruzioni Meccaniche Certificate) is a world leader in protection technologies applied to nuclear medicine, isolation technology and nuclear power plant equipment.
Comecer produces shielding systems and equipment for special applications used by large industrial groups and research agencies.
Its customers are hospitals, universities and pharmaceutical industries, for which it manages customized projects for the production of isolators for handling toxic and dangerous substances.
For nuclear power plants Comecer manufactures equipment for handling, deactivating and disposing of radioactive substances.
Comecer is based in Castel Bolognese (province of Ravenna), Italy