In a surprise move, a group of investors led by Arturio Vicari haspurchased all of the assets of Mackie Designs Italy Spa. The newcompany has been formed by a group of Italian entrepreneurs andinvestors and renamed RCF Spa. Vicari is the major shareholder of RCFSpa and will assume the position of managing director. AlfredMacchiaverna has been nominated President of the Board.
According to Vicari, “We plan to start production at thebeginning of January. As you can imagine, we are already working nightand day to restructure the company. We will be looking to get back someof the key people that left the company during the last few years to beable to return RCF to the prominent position in the market that it hadhelp previously. The obvious synergy between AES [db Technologies,Arturo’s existing business] will significantly increase the speedof the R&D to develop new products that should be ready forFrankfurt, where we expect to be able to have a major impact on themarket.”
In other company news, Phil Price will be spearheading the UK salesoperations. According to Price, “I am really excited to beworking again with Arturo and, as you know, the RCF brand has been partof my life for over a decade. I am looking forward to renewing manylong-established customer relationships.”
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