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Sonepar Acquires CioffiRenato

Updated: Aug 17, 2022

Sergio Novello, President and CEO of Sonepar Italia
Sergio Novello, President and CEO of Sonepar Italia

Electricity and connectivity specialist Sonepar Italia has ratified the agreement for the acquisition of the CioffiRenato company. Founded in 1974, CioffiRenato is a historic company in the wholesale and retail electrical distribution market operating in the province of Lecce.

With its headquarters and sales point in Casarano, and a branch in San Cesario di Lecce, 17 employees and 2 agents, it serves all the municipalities of the province, and closed 2021 with a turnover of approximately 10 million euros. Sonepar Italia, present today in Puglia with 6 stores, thanks to this acquisition strengthens its presence in the region.

CioffiRenato is a well-structured and well-known company for the quality of the service provided to customers", declares Sergio Novello, President and CEO of Sonepar Italia. "Now that the two stores will fully enter the large Sonepar Group, they will benefit from new services, enhanced assortments and a renewed and strong presence in the area. We will operate in synergy and continuity with what has been done so far by the Cioffi family. For us Puglia is a key region, very important and driving force for the entire South division, for some years we have invested to structure the distribution center in Modugno (BA) which serves all the provinces in a widespread and efficient way.

Renato Cioffi, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Carlo Cioffi, Chief Executive Officer and Sales Manager, and Roberta Cioffi, CEO and Sales Officer, comment: “we are pleased that our company, founded 48 years ago and strongly rooted in our territory, today has the opportunity to enter the largest reality of the distribution of electrical equipment in Italy and in the Mondor. We know the potential that this Group possesses and we share the development projects for the points of sale, thus guaranteeing continuity to the work done so far.

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