Italy / Lombardy

Brescia  is a city located in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. It is situated at the foot of the Alps, a few kilometres from the lakes Garda and Iseo. With a population of 196,480, it is the second largest city in the region and the fourth of northwest Italy. The urban area of Brescia extends beyond the administrative city limits and has a population of 672,822, while over 1.5 million people live in its metropolitan area. The city is the administrative capital of the Provincia di Brescia, one of the largest in Italy, with over 1,200,000 inhabitants.


Brescia is considered the industrial capital of Italy. The metallurgy and the production of machine tools and firearms are of particular economic significance, along with mechanical and automotive engineering. The major companies based in the city are utility company A2A, steel producer Lucchini, firearms manufacturer Beretta, shotgun producer Perazzi and machine tools manufacturer Camozzi.


Nicknamed Leonessa d’Italia (“The Lioness of Italy”), Brescia is the home of Italian caviar, and is known for being the original production area of the ¬†Franciacorta sparkling wine as well as the prestigious Mille Miglia classic car race that starts and ends in the city. This short overview let imagine how Brescia became a dynamic city, with an economical system lead by a relevant number of big companies and several SMEs born to provide the area with high specialized competences and skills.

Close to its Industrial and productive sector Brescia has a very active Agri-food sector with lot of small producers.

University of Brescia has a very good reputation and has been able to build fruitful relations with local companies based on technology transfer and exchange of knowhow and competences.

Support contact Point

CSMT acts as contact point in Brescia through a wide range of services in support to Business Transfer and addressed to both buyers and sellers. These activities are carried out in a coordinated way with other relevant stakeholders such as business associations (the Brescia Industrial and SME association), Public Administrations (Region of Lombardy and Provincial government of Brescia), the University of Brescia, the Chamber of Commerce and professionals of the field (experts in Intellectual Property Rights Management, financial, legal and fiscal advisors, investment Banks, venture capitalists, coaching, management and organisational experts). The services/products catalogue is completed by tailored solutions built on each specific client/company needs.


Our Service for transnational Business Transfer

CSMT, in a direct way or through cooperation agreements with other local stakeholders, provides a wide range of services both to buyers and sellers, including:

  • Innovation potential assessment, addressed in particular to SMEs, also through a specific web-based platform (
  • Support in the field of business transfer and generational passage
  • Knowledge and technology transfer approach, methodology and support
  • Consultancy in the field of financial support instruments identification and funds recruitment (to support innovation, research and development, new investments, etc.)
  • Support to company balance sheets assessment, profitability and trends analysis, in benchmarking with the related business sector
  • Support in Business Plan definition and development

Support Point Contacts

CSMT Gestione Scarl

Via Branze, 45 25123 Brescia

Tel. +39 030 65 95 162




Alberto Bonetti



Anna Frascarolo