Arol S.p.A.’s Acquisition Of Maca Engineering S.r.l.

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, Gitti and Partners, and Arkios Italy S.p.A. advised on the transaction.

Maca Engineering S.r.l. of San Quirino (Pordenone), specialist in designing and manufacturing machines for the production, assembly and cut of aluminium and plastic caps and closures, joined the Arol Group, world leader in capping equipment.

AROL Group thus confirms its industrial project and strategy to vertically expand its range of high-tech machines for primary packaging, in order to ensure the ever-increasing safety standards in the final customer’s interest.

Founded in 1987 in Pordenone, Maca Engineering manufactures and supplies a complete range of automatic machines and lines for the production and the assembly of aluminium and plastic caps and closures: automatic presses, rotary redrawing, rolling and inserting, slitting machines and assembly systems. The strength of the company, consolidated in its 33 years of activity, consists in a strong innovation of its equipment – mainly for the beverage and wine & spirit sectors – even more reliable and robust also through a constant simplification of their operational characteristics. MACA counts on a team of 40 specialists.

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle advised Arol Group on the transaction with a team led by Partner Filippo Palmieri, assisted by Associates Simone Castelli e Raffaella Colosimo.

Gitti and Partners advised the Marchioro family, shareholders of Maca Engineering with a Corporate team led by Partners Vincenzo Giannantonio alongside Cristina Cavedon and Antonino Di Salvo. Elisa Mapelli also advised on employment law.

Involved fees earner: Simone Castelli – Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle; Raffaella Colosimo – Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle; Filippo Palmieri – Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle; Cristina Cavedon – Gitti and Partners; Antonino Di Salvo – Gitti and Partners; Vincenzo Giannantonio – Gitti and Partners; Elisa Mapelli – Gitti and Partners;

Law Firms: Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle; Gitti and Partners;

Clients: AROL S.p.A.; Maca Engineering S.r.l.;