Vivaldi Group Establishment of VIVALDI GROUP Unigrains
The shareholders of CPC Food Srl, Eurodolce Srl, Marper Srl, Nuova-Neue Serpan Srl, backed by Unigrains Italia, the Italian subsidiary of Europe’s leading agri-food investor, Unigrains, have established VIVALDI GROUP, a new Italian leader in the distribution of ingredients and semi-finished products for bakeries, pastry shops, ice cream parlors, for the Hotel-Restaurant-Catering, Retail and Cafeteria channels.
In a dynamic and highly fragmented sector with a plurality of small operators, VIVALDI GROUP has the size and scope to best meet the needs of Italian bakery and pastry shops.
VIVALDI GROUP is composed of 4 geographically complementary family-owned SMEs:
- CPC Food, led by Luciano Volpi, covers Emilia-Romagna and in particular Bologna, Ferrara, Ravenna and Forlì-Cesena
- Eurodolce, led by the Raris and Forte families, covers Veneto and part of Friuli Venezia Giulia and in particular Treviso, Belluno, Venice and Pordenone
- Marper, led by Matteo Marastoni and Eliano Peretti, covers Veneto and Lombardy, in particular Verona and Brescia
- Nuova-Neue Serpan, led by the Brentari, Endrizzi & Albasini families, covers Trentino-Alto-Adige and in particular Trento and Bolzano
Together, VIVALDI GROUP employs 83 people including a sales team of 39 professionals across 12 provinces. It benefits from a major logistical network comprising a fleet of 41 vehicles and numerous storage facilities with over 7 000m² available including 3 000m² of refrigerated pallet space.
The entrepreneurs of all 4 companies have significantly reinvested in this project and will managerially support the growth and development of VIVALDI GROUP, which boasts aggregated sales of over 40 million euros.
VIVALDI GROUP benefits from the financial and strategic support of Unigrains Italia, the Milan-based subsidiary of Europe’s leading agri-food investor, Unigrains. Unigrains Italia is a responsible, long-term sector-specialized investor in the capital of mid-sized Italian agri-food companies.
Marco Polo Advisor, with Filippo Rozzanigo and Giovanni Maldarizzi, acted as financial advisor of the shareholders and of Vivaldi Group.
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