Microtest has entered into a partnership with Xenon Private Equity, a private equity fund with more than 30 years of experience in delivering successful industrial projects by taking leading Italian SMEs to the next step of growth through international expansion and consolidation on very fragmented industries.
Xenon shares our vision in creating a leading international ATE player positioned in a very well-defined market segment providing high level technologic services and solutions for our customers.
This partnership aims to create a leading international Group to serve the semiconductor industry with a more complete product/service offering and a larger geographic coverage.
We are currently experiencing unprecedented and extraordinary trends underlying our industry complemented by the deployment of significant public investments. We believe that partnering with Xenon will help us to capture this momentum and to establish a distinctive centre of competence and excellence which can be a reference for semiconductor manufacturers.
We are very pleased to have reached this agreement with Xenon. Microtest is, currently, set in an ideal position to meet the global technological challenges of the semiconductor market, leveraging the strong competencies acquired over the years. The partnership with Xenon will allow us to accelerate our growth path and create a reference player on the industry at global level by integrating complementary skills and capabilities also through extraordinary operations / M&A”
Eng. Amelio and Eng. Lupi
Around Microtest, we have the unique opportunity to invest significant resources to create a European group capable of competing in the global market for testing microelectronic components with a well-defined and highly technological positioning at a time when the microchip industry is entering the greatest growth trajectory ever experienced “
Eng. Franco Prestigiacomo, CEO of Xenon Private Equity