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“Bond Food Mezzogiorno”, underwritten by UniCredit sustainable minibond guaranteed by SACE from De Matteis Agroalimentare

(Teleborsa) – Support the growth of the brand Armando nei mercati esteri. With this objective Sace has guaranteed an obligatory loan of 5 million euros and for the duration of 7 years underwritten by UniCredit and issued by De Matteis Agroalimentare, Azienda Campana is the main producer of hard grain pasta in the world. The operation in the “Bond Food Mezzogiorno”, The program for the issuance of minibonds launched by UniCredit and Sace for financing and piani di sviluppo di medio-lungo ends the legacy of the sustainable and international growth of the printing company of the Sud appartenenti to the agri-food sector.

The financing will consent to the society of growth and its objective of international growth through the investment plan for the period 2022-2025. In the detail is foreseen the growth and consolidation of the premium brand Pasta Armando through the expansion of the commercial presence and research in communication and marketing in the statunitense market and North Europe. The project for the internationalization of De Matteis Agroalimentare will allow the increase in national production, by supporting the improvement of its own presence in the estuary.

With the issuance of the obligatory loan, From Matteis Agrifood, thanks to her support Regenerative Design Company Native in quality of Sustainability Advisor, if it is significant and ambitious post obiettivi in ​​chiave ESG. First of all, the increase in the production of pasta with the “Zero Pesticide and Glyphosate Residue Method” certification, thanks to the rigorous discipline of cultivation and the continuous control of the product made with an integrated grain-pasta production cycle. To this objective if we add to the transformation into a Benefit Society, guaranteeing social and environmental finality alle ordinary finalità di profitto nell’Oggetto Sociale dello Statuto aziendale e la Certificazione Etica SA 8000, guaranteeing i migliori standard in terms of labor conditions in azienda.

Alla De Matteis Agroalimentare will see Riconosciuta da UniCredit an award in the form of a reduzione del tasso cedolare al raggiungimento degli obiettivi di sostenibilità prefissati at the moment of the issuance of the obligatory loan.

“Pasta Armando was born as a project for the valorization of the national durum grain, suddenly giving rise to a strong legacy of our business with the territory in which it operates, in order to contribute to its development and to its protection, even from an environmental point of view. An impeccable that if it is concretizzato nella creation, dodici anni fa, della Filiera Armando – afferma Marco De Matteis, delegated administrator of De Matteis Agroalimentare Spa –. The results of this year have confirmed our intuition and strategy, if its internal market is all this, thanks to this financing, we will work to enhance the expansion of our progress. Ringrazio and partner who have understood the value of our project and have managed to sustain it”.

“With this operation – aggiunge Annalisa Areni, responsible for the South of UniCredit Italy – We supported and projected an important realtà della Campania that has established a precise investment plan based on its strategy to grow its market and in ESG optics. With the underwritten obligation, we continued the process of issuing minibonds within the scope of the “Bond Food Mezzogiorno” initiative, finalized by incentivizing a financing alternative for the investment of the PMI del Sud active in the agri-food sector and promoting internationalization and culture of sustainability”.

“De Matteis Agroalimentare presents an excellent campaign from the depths of the territory, which has been invested in its own sustainable and international development – ​​has said Antonio Bartolo, responsible for Sud Mid Corporate di Sace –. As Sace siamo, quindi, proud to contribute to the growth in the statuniense market of a product like Pasta Armando, because the store manages the entire production cycle and if it occupies the entire line of grain processing, exclusively Italian, fine in distribution , soprattutto in this complex historical moment that the agri-food sector is going through all the success of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict”.

(teleborsa) 06-28-2022 15:08

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