EQT VII to acquire Italian health care device manufacturer Lima
EQT VII to acquire Lima, an Italian-based manufacturer of orthopaedic devices with a strong market position across Europe and Asia-Pacific, as well as a growing US presence
EQT VII will support the management’s strategy to grow Lima into a truly global industry innovator
EQT VII (”EQT“) has entered into an agreement to acquire Limacorporate S.p.A. (”Lima“ or the ”Company“) from Ardian, the independent private investment company, and other minority owners.
Founded in 1945 by the Lualdi family, an Italian family of entrepreneurs, Lima is an Italian-based manufacturer of orthopaedic devices, with products covering the whole spectrum of large joint and extremities reconstruction. With a particular focus on innovative technology, Lima has been a pioneer in applying additive manufacturing technology to the orthopaedic industry. Its proprietary and highly innovative Trabecular TitaniumTM technology has enabled it to become a market leader. The Company is headquartered in Udine, Italy, and has approximately 750 employees.