Transaction details

Ethica Debt Advisory advised IMA S.p.A. in obtaining a financing directly provided by European Investment Bank and guaranteed by SACE

Ethica Debt Advisory advised IMA, a global player in the design and production of automatic machines, in obtaining a financing directly provided by European Investment Bank and guaranteed by SACE.

Founded in 1961, IMA is a global player in the design and production of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food products. The Group has more than 3.600 employees, 1.600 of whom overseas, with 25 production plants in Italy, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States, India and China.

The financing is intended to support Group R&D activities in Italy, both in the pharmaceutical and food sectors. The initiatives are focused on the development of new product ranges, on the revamp and expansion of existing products, as well as on the technological updating of produced machines.