Active mainly in the field of linear components, that of high-precision guides, its products guarantee accuracy down to two microns. The company is specialized in the design and construction of linear motion systems built according to client specifications. Rosa Sistemi now commands an impressive market share in the segment of high-precision guides in Italy with a constantly increasing share being exported.

Sector: Niche player in the ultra-precision segment of the linear motion industry (linear guides, systems, recirculation ball screws and linear tables)

Investment Year: 2008

Investment type: leveraged buy-out
Share: controlling
Revenue class (€M): 20-25 (40% exported)
Employees class: 25-50
Office: Legnano (Province of Milan)
Website: www.rosa-sistemi.it

Exit year: 2016

Exit type: management buy-back

Value creation: Aksìa Group has supported the strengthening of Rosa Sistemi’s international presence with the opening of new branches in Brazil and Switzerland and developed distribution agreements in Korea, China, Taiwan, and Turkey. It invested in diversification with the launch of a new product (monoguide roller). The governance structure was reorganized and the management team strengthened with the entry of a CEO and a CFO.