Celli group

Celli, founded in 1974 and based in San Giovanni in Marignano (Rimini), is a leading player in the production of systems and accessories for the dispensing of beer, soft drinks and water.

The company has a strong position in both Asia (with a direct branch in Singapore) and South America, both markets with interesting growth prospect.

Celli’s clients comprise the main international players in the beverage market. Celli enjoys a high brand recognition of its products, also thanks to its distinctive design.

In June 2013, the CPEF acquired a majority stake in the company through a management buy-in transaction.

During 2015 and 2017, Celli acquired two UK based companies ADS2, manufacturer of bespoke beer fountains, and Angram, specialized in cask hand pumps.

During 2016, Celli acquired Cosmetal, a Italy based manufacturer of drinking water dispensing solutions.

During 2018, Celli acquired FJE, a British family-owned business involved in the plastic injection moulding business.

In March 2019, the company was sold to Ardian.

Systems and accessories for beer and soft drinks
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Management buy-in
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