The group's holding company is Cafiero Mattioli Finanziaria CA.FI.MA., a family business with a long and successfull background in shipping.
The Cafiero family was originally based in Meta di Sorrento near Neaples, a traditional shipping centre in Southern Italy and the family has been involved in shipping since the year 1600.
CA.FI.MA. owns the italian interests of the group, focused on supply vessels and harbour towage and salvage companies, and also controls CA.FI.MA. (UK), a UK holding company for the deep sea vessel subsidiaries.