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F2A continues its expansion, strengthening its presence in the consultancy sector with CMP Consulting Group

The acquisition allows the outsourcing services company to continue on its growth path and further expand its offering, adding corporate and IT consulting and communication to its personnel administration and management services.


Milan, 9 April 2019


F2A, a company controlled by Ardian and a leading provider of outsourcing solutions in Italy for over 50 years, offering an integrated and flexible system for specialised services and expertise in HR and Finance and Administration, announces an acquisition that sees CMP Consulting Group joining F2A Group.


CMP Group, based in Milan and Rome, has been providing consultancy and services in the areas of administration, human resources, IT, marketing and communication for 50 years. Under the leadership of Maurizio Bartoli, the Group offers highly-customised cloud, on-premise and hybrid MIZAR proprietary software solutions, with a strong consultancy-based approach. Alongside these solutions, the Group offers a range of products for personnel management and access control, as well as building automation and building security solutions managed by Andrea Albanesi. To complete its portfolio of offerings, the Group has been providing specialised communication and media relations services in the digital and tech sector under the Doppia Elica brand for over 10 years.


With the arrival of CMP, F2A Group will have 3,000 clients, 800 employees and consolidated revenues of over Euro 65 million.


The acquisition – completed on 28 March 2019 – allows F2A Group to accelerate its mission as a central player in the supply of specialised services to Italian and international companies, ensuring the needs of company managements are increasingly covered.


“This integration enables F2A to further strengthen its distinctive position on the market as a group that can support the top management of companies of all sizes operating nationally or internationally, both strategically and operationally”, said Raul Mattaboni, Vice President and CEO of F2A. “CMP’s services and consultancy in the areas of Administration and Finance, Human Resource Management, IT and Marketing and Communication complete our extensive range of offerings, providing a digital vision that will further boost our continuous growth”.


Over the years, CMP has stood out thanks to its holistic approach in supporting its clients’ growth and its inclusion in F2A Group strengthens the Consultant 4.0 vision, an innovative approach to supporting companies operating on increasingly dynamic markets” said Davide Guzzi, Managing Partner of CMP Group, who will join the management team of F2A and will coordinate the consultancy activities of the whole Group.


The advisors used in this acquisition were KPMG, Studio Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and Studio Russo De Rosa Associati.