Ligabue SpA, a Venice, Italy-based industrial catering company, received a €14m private equity investment.
Fondo Italiano di Investimento made the minority investment.
The company will use the funds to continue to expand into new markets globally.
Led by CEO and majority shareholders Inti Ligabue, Ligabue specializes in industrial catering providing its services to maritime, oil & gas, energy, mining and civil construction industries. The company provides multinational companies with commercial cleaning services as well as food, catering, hotellerie, maintenance services in construction sites, off-shore oil platforms, and ships and cruise ships.
Ligabue has a turnover of €270m, 80 of which coming from international activities and employs over 6,000 people 14 countries including Italy, Brazil, Nigeria, Angola, Congo, Mozambique, Algeria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Russia and Perù.