April 2007

Eidos Partners announces the IPO of Servizi Italia SpA, a company owned by Coopservice, a leading Italian co-operative, on the Expandi Market of the Italian Stock Exchange.

The offering, priced at Euro 8.5 per share, valued the company at Euro 138m and involved a placing of Euro 62m. Structured as a placement exclusively to institutional investors, the offering is the third largest to have been done on Italy’s Expandi Market.

Eidos Partners acted as financial advisor to Servizi Italia. 



Servizi Italia (www.si-servizitalia.com), located in Castellina di Soragna (PR), is the main provider in Italy of integrated services for the rental, washing and sterilisation of textiles and surgical instruments for social and welfare organisations and public and private hospitals.
With a platform of 9 laundry plants, 5 linen sterilisation centres, 6 surgical instrument sterilisation centres and 80 textiles’ deposits, Servizi Italia serves public and private hospital organisations in the Centre-North of Italy, with a wide and diversified offer.

Coopservice (www.coopservice.it), a co-operative group located in Cavriago di Reggio Emilia, is a leading Italian support services provider. Strong innovation skills, together with the ability to respond to several different requests from its clients, makes Coopservice a fully diversified support services provider, offering services such as cleaning, security and rental, washing and sterilisation of textile items and surgical instruments.

Eidos Partners (www.eidospartners.com) is an independent investment bank focused on the design, definition and realization of mergers, acquisitions and disposals of companies, on quotations on the stock exchange and on corporate financial restructurings. Eidos Partners’ mission is to provide the highest-quality financial and strategic advice to Italian companies and to other international companies and entities operating in Italy. Eidos Partners enjoys outstanding access to companies and investors throughout the world as a result of its relationship with the Close Brothers Group.


Transaction Type

Deal Size
Euro 62 million

Healthcare / Support Services


Stefano Bellavita
Tel. +39 02 8597 9237

Andrea Foti

Associate Partner
Tel. +39 02 8597 9277