EVOCA S.p.A. (“EVOCA”), a world-leading manufacturer of professional coffee machines, announces the acquisition of the entire share capital of Quality Espresso S.A. (“QE”), which has been advised by ONEtoONE Corporate Finance.
Based in Barcelona, QE is one of the largest manufacturer of professional manual espresso machines and complementary accessories in Spain. The company sells espresso equipment under the brands Futurmat, Visacrem, Italcrem and Mairali worldwide and owns the Gaggia brand for the Iberian Peninsula and for most of the Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America.
The acquisition bolsters EVOCA’s position in the Ho.Re.Ca. market, expanding significantly its existing range of manual espresso machines, while leveraging QE’s expertise. It also supports the development of innovative technologies, such as telemetry, currently offered for QE ranges of manual machines.
EVOCA’s goal is to develop QE further, keeping its current structure and enhancing its manufacturing site in Barcelona. EVOCA also intends to support QE in developing its product range and in promoting sales abroad, by leveraging the Evoca commercial network worldwide.