Clearwater International advises the shareholders of Permeare Srl on its sale to Della Toffola Group

Clearwater International has advised the founders and shareholders of Permeare Srl (Permeare), an Italian specialist in membrane separation technologies in the oenology sector, on the sale of their entire stake to Della Toffola Group, an Investindustrial portfolio company and leading manufacturer and machinery supplier specialised in wine production.

Founded in 1992 by its two sellers, Permeare specialises in the design and manufacturing of technological solutions for filtration and separation in winemaking, with application also in the industrial and pharmaceutical industries. Headquartered in Milan and with a production facility in Biella, the company owns a commercial subsidiary in Spain and has a consolidated turnover of approximately €7m, with an EBITDA margin higher than 15%.

Founded in 1958 in Trevignano, Treviso, and with over €140m in revenue, Della Toffola Group is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of machinery and automatic lines for wine production. Its products also apply in water treatment, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors, as well as the production of other beverages and dairy products and processes such as bottle filling and packaging. Della Toffola Group is an Investindustrial portfolio company. With €11bn of raised fund capital, Investindustrial is one of Europe's leading independent investment groups focused on European medium-sized companies that are leaders in their fields.