Report 2015

Marco Polo Advisor has concluded six extraordinary operations in 2015, confirming previous year’s good results. An extremely productive year, both upon supervised projects and concluded transactions.During last year 18 projects of advisory on corporate finance have been managed, in particular:- Six projects have been concluded with an extraordinary operation, worthwhile noting the capital cession of Visirun to the international group Fleetmatics; a cession of a shareholding in Comecer to Principia Sgr fund and Bootes’s investment in Visirun; thus achieving 32 transactions of M&A [...]

Marco Polo Advisor assists Visirun in the sale to Fleetmatics

Fleetmatics, a leader global provider of fleet management saas solutions, listed on the NYSE, acquires italian player Visirun. November 3, 2015 - Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Visirun S.p.A. (“Visirun”), a SaaS-based provider of fleet management solutions headquartered in Ferrara, Italy. Visirun will add approximately 28,000 vehicles under subscription to Fleetmatics’ existing [...]


Principia SGR acquires a 45% stake from Fondo Italiano di Investimento and from Recomec, holding company controlled by the Zanelli family. Fondo Italiano di Investimento SGR has announced the sale of its 33% stake in Comecer, a company based in Castel Bolognese (Ravenna) specializing in nuclear medicine.Principia SGR acquired the interest and also acquired a further 12% from Recomec, holding company controlled by the Zanelli family. Recomec still control the company with 55%. The transaction was defined by Principia III - Health, the first Italian Venture Capital and Growth Capital fund, specifically dedicated to the [...]

Fleet Management: An Italian Excellence

In March 2015 Bootes srl, an investment holding, has acquired a minority stake in the company Visirun SpA.Visirun SpA has developed in recent years an innovative web/mobile based application for fleet management, with innovative features and services that allow customers advanced performances in the logistics of vehicles. The strategic partnership with Bootes will favor the development of new business opportunities and accelerate the investments, in particular to strengthen the presence on national level and for the consolidation of Polish subsidiary. This area represents a significant growth opportunity for the sector being the third [...]
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