Dear Sirs and Madams,

we are pleased to announce the full acquisition of the Italian company MF Inox Srl by VIMI Fasteners SpA, an Italian group enjoying world leadership position in the design and production of highly specialized mechanical fastening solutions.

Through the acquisition of MF Inox Srl the Buying party enters the segment of so-called special fastening solutions and new fields of application, such as Oil&Gas, Energy and large infrastructure works. Moreover, by means of this acquisition, VIMI Fasterners is preparing for the listing on the Milan Stock Exchange, which is expected to take place by end of 2018.

The Owners of MF Inox Srl were assisted by Financial Technologies SA, which acted as Global Advisor, taking care of identifying the suitable Buying party, as well as regulating and managing the whole disposal process and all negotiation activities related to the selling Party.