first major acquisition for the aero subcontractor Ametra

On BFM Business, Anne-Charlotte Fredenucci, the president of this subcontractor who participates in particular in the construction of the Rafale, comments on the acquisition of Styrel, an engineering and services company in industrial IT.

New chapter for Ametra, an aeronautical subcontractor (notably for the Rafale) which announces its first major acquisition. The French company has announced the acquisition of Styrel, an engineering and industrial IT services company with a turnover of 6 million euros (compared to 50 million for Ametra).

On the set of Good Morning Business, its president Anne-Charlotte Fredenucci emphasizes that the two companies “had already been in partnership for 6 years”. The objective of this acquisition “is to move further up the value chain and provide ever more complete equipment for our customers”.

Good prospects for 2022

“This is a translation of our strategy”, she continues, “we have been trying to move up the value chain for 10 years by bringing more added value to our customers, by taking more and more packaged services. wide to study, build, test and qualify equipment for our customers “. Enough to allow the equipment manufacturer to work on larger projects without having to look for a partner.

This operation illustrates the resilience of the sector emerging from the crisis with companies like Ametra capable of investing massively in order to grow. “This is a sign that the industry, Amerta is proof of this, is coming out of this crisis stronger,” said the manager.

“There was excellent coordination between companies, regions, sectors, the mechanism of long-term partial activity which made it possible to keep a maximum of skills in companies. At Ametra, while the 2009 crisis had been difficult, in 2020, we did not make a social plan, we are ready to restart and start growing again “.

All the more so since the outlook is good: “we are expecting a year 2022 far beyond what was the level of activity before the crisis”, underlines Anne-Charlotte Fredenucci.

Olivier Chicheportiche BFM Business journalist