Many Italian companies boast technological and product
know-how and a brand which has been present on the market for decades.
This could be a heritage of great interest to Asian
companies, to get:
- a technological expertise together with the experience and attention to the details in the product that are tipically italian;
- a gate into the european market;
- a valued brand to use worldwide to improve the perception of quality from the customers.
A partnership with an Italian player can be a solution for you, think about it, the big players are moving this way.
A major move towards
consolidation is under way between European and Asian companies. In 2015, Italy
was the second European destination for Chinese investments.
Chinese investments in Europe in 2014 reached the record figure of 18 billion dollars, and Italy was the second country of continental destination, with 3.5 billion dollars of investment, behind the Great Britain (M & A, China accelerates in Italy - Il Sole 24 ORE 06/22/2015).
Some articles which have addressed the topic:
Quartz: China is buying up Italy, one company at a time
Economist: Chinese firms in Europe Gone shopping
IlSole24Ore: Chinese investments in Italy grow, reaching 322 companies
Bloomberg: Italy Becomes China Favorite Place for Deals
ChinaDaily: China goes Italian
We can find potential target companies, with confidential negotiations,
carry out an accounting due diligence and operational analysis, assist in post-acquisition
The big groups make use of international law firms or consulting firms with costs that are prohibitive for medium/ small enterprises, I4D is able to provide a top-quality comprehensive assistance service to international acquisitions at costs consistent with the scale of operations.
Moreover, "Three-quarters of the investee companies, recalls Professor Marco Mutinelli, a professor at Brescia university and in charge of the database, are located in Northern Italy, 95 in Lombardy (in practice, 40% of the total); followed by Veneto with 32 companies, Lazio and Piedmont both with 20 and Emilia-Romagna with 14. "(Il Sole 24 ORE - cit.).
I4D is headquartered in Mantova, in the center of northern Italy, in a strategic position between Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia Romagna, where most of the target companies are located.