Founded in 1927, Rancilio (headquartered in Parabiago, Lombardy) is a world leader in the production of professional coffee machines, globally marketing its extensive range of both manual and automatic machines. Rancilio boasts a distinguished record for its product development and after-sales service. Rancilio is highly export-oriented, with 70% of revenues generated abroad, primarily in Europe, the US, and the Far-East.
Alto Capital II entire stake in Rancilio was sold in 2013 to the Ali Group, a world leader in food service equipment. The sale marked the culmination of a competitive auction managed by Credit Suisse, which drew a number of premier world players in the food service equipment realm.