Milan- Alantra acted as exclusive financial advisors to Mutti S.p.A. and its shareholders on the sale of a 24.5% stake in the company to Verlinvest, a Belgian investment holding with over €1.5bn of assets under management.

Mutti is the leading Italian premium packaged tomato brand. The company experienced an exceptional track record of growth and profitability, having grown in 15 years from €10mn to €250mn of Sales.

Verlinvest is buying existing shares from Mutti’s current shareholders, as well as subscribing a capital increase.

ALANTRA (M&A Advisory): Marcello Rizzo, Andrea Baglioni and Marzia Cormun