July 30, 2016
Translink Corporate Finance announces the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Callius GmbH, a logistics company specialized on tailored logistics and fulfilment-concepts, by the French company STACI, a leading provider of logistic services. Translink acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the buyer.
STACI, which is jointly owned by ICG and by the management team, is a leader in tailor-made marketing logistics solutions and was founded in 1989. The company offers innovative B2B and B2C logistics solutions for companies wishing to outsource all or part of their operations to supply their network or customers with core and non-core products. STACI operates 24 warehouses across Europe and has achieved sales of almost EUR 140m in 2015.
Based in Bergheim, Germany, Callius GmbH is a provider of tailored logistic solutions involving, picking, packaging, shipping and tracking. Callius also takes care of returns management and offers an in-house repair service.
6 by a group of local veterinarians with a mission to provide 24-hour weekend coverage for the beloved pets of their area clientele. It has since grown into a seven day a week clinic offering high quality emergency care for companion animals and exotic pets in the growing Tri-Cities market.
“Partnering with the team at Mid-Columbia Pet Emergency Service is very exciting for us especially as we continue to grow in central Washington. The team of compassionate, skilled doctors are setting a high standard of care in their region, one that resonates with SAGE’s overall mission. This partnership continues SAGE’s venture into Washington state, a key geography in our expansion throughout the western United States,” said Gina Del Vecchio, SAGE Chief Executive Officer.
Wendi Velando Rankin, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), SAGE’s Chief Medical Officer, stated “Mid-Columbia Pet Emergency Service shares SAGE’s philosophy in the triage of care between pet, pet parent and primary veterinarian. They provide exceptional medical care to the Tri-Cities community and we’re honored that they have decided to join SAGE to continue our outstanding patient care across the West Coast.”
The acquisition further complements the international footprint of STACI, enabling the company to serve customers’ needs in Germany.
Contact our Team Members advising in this transaction:
Translink Corporate Finance GmbH & Co. KG with its offices in Frankfurt and Bremen covers Translink’s business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It is composed of seasoned finance and M&A professionals who have in-depth experience in a variety of sectors and disciplines.