Milan, 18 February 2022 – Ughi e Nunziante, with the partner, Giuseppe Coco assisted the innovative start-up UpSurgeOn in the corporate venture capital operation with Guala Dispensing for a 23% share of the company.
Guala Dispensing was assisted in the operation by Studio Cocchi & Associati with the partner, Federico Cocchi.
After this corporate venture capital deal, the start-up, operating in the med-tech field, will be able to count on the support of an important industrial group in the scale -up phase.
UpSurgeOn has premises in Assago and specialises in developing virtual reality and hyper-realistic physical simulation technologies for psychomotor enhancement of surgical skills. In 2021, it launched its first commercial product and distributed its technologies in over 70 countries.
Guala Dispensing, founded in 1997 in the plastic district of Alessandria, is a world leader in the design and moulding of plastic packaging for sectors such as household, coffee, personal care and pharmaceuticals, with plants in Italy, China, Mexico and Romania, a turnover of around €230 million, and employing 1,300 workers.