ABC Capital Partners exclusive advisor of the Metrika tech fund supports investment in abissi, an important operator in the world of Cybersecurity

14 April 2022
Milan, 12 April 2022 – ABC Capital Partners, an advisory company co-founded by the promoters Dario Albarello, Francesco Baroncelli and Alessandro Cozzi, announced that he has joined, as exclusive advisor of Metrika Tech fund, the entrepreneur Luca Savoldi to support the growth of Abissi, a company operating in the field of cybersecurity based in Cagliari.Metrika Tech is a private equity fund that has been participated by private investors of primary standing linked to the world of Italian entrepreneurship, in particular information technology and high finance, specializing mainly in majority transactions in small and mid-Italian market, with focus on technology companies of excellence. To date, the Metrika Tech Fund has carried out about 40 million Euro, exceeding the target of 30 million Euro, with which it intends to improve a limited number of operations, in such a way as to be able to develop an investment model with a strong industrial approach on the companies involved, especially with a view to buy and build.ABC Capital Partners supported the Metrika Tech Fund in its third majority investment operation in the capital of Abissi ( a company of excellence based in Cagliari that operates in the increasingly strategic sector of the so-called “Red Team cybersecurity”. The main objective of the operation is to assist and support the founder Luca Savoldi in the future development phase of the Company, through a process of strategic, commercial expansion and integration with other operators active in the same market segment, accelerating the growth path undertaken in recent years by the Company which aims at a budget for 2022 of approximately 2 million Euros in revenues with a margin of more than 30%.Luca Savoldi, CEO of Abissi, remains a minority shareholder with a stake of 20% of the share capital.Abinsula Srl (, Italian player of reference in Embedded, IoT, Web and Mobile solutions specialized in the automotive sector and part of the ELITE international network of Borsa Italiana (Euronext Group), in the transaction sells the majority but remains in the shareholding structure with a 10% stake with a view to industrial partnership.Founded in 2014, Abissi is an ideal partner capable of offering cutting-edge services in the areas of Cyber Security, Cyber Surveillance, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Application Security, IoT / Automotive Cyber Security and Digital Forensics.The skills of the Abissi Team have matured through real experiences with important customers in the critical and governmental infrastructure sectors such as Energy, Oil & Gas, Industrial, Automotive, Transport, Avionics and PA.Abissi’s Mission is to provide cyber security services by supporting customers in contexts such as industrial espionage, organized crime, terrorism, hacktivism, hacking operating in the deep and dark web.Abissi actively collaborates with important Italian universities such as the Sapienza University of Rome, the University of Tor Vergata, the University of Aquila and the University of Cagliari.ABC Capital Partners and the Metrika Tech Fund were assisted in the transaction by Pedersoli Studio Legale for the legal aspects, Studio Spada for the financial and tax due diligence, Norton Rose Fulbright for the legal due diligence, Ambrosetti for the ESG due diligence and NetConsulting Cube for business due diligence. The Sellers were assisted by Apply Consulting and the Attorney Massimo Simbula.
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