MILAN ( – Wm Capital acquires 5.20% of the newly formed Main Capital SGR, under authorisation with the Bank of Italy. The main objective is to contribute to the development of the new project ‘Innovative Pharmacies’, making use of the possibility of acquiring the credits that the banks have towards pharmacies in Italy, thus entering the capital market or starting the establishment of new networks of innovative pharmacies. The operation is part of WM Capital’s strategy to facilitate and strengthen the growth paths of franchising networks. “The decision to acquire a stake in Main Capital Sgr is functional to the development we want to give to franchised networks – said Fabio Pasquali, CEO of Wm Capital – In this way we offer our customers access to credit through alternative tools to the channel banks that can support businesses and their business models”. The SGR aims to create investment funds (FIA) mainly dedicated to the macro category of Credit and Debt (Credit Funds – Private Debt).