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Michelin to acquire Brazilian Sascar

Monday, 9 Jun 2014 02:45am EDT 

Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA:Intends to acquire all outstanding shares of Sascar, Brazilian digital fleet management and freight security company, based in Sao Paulo.Sascar has 870 employees and generated FY 2013 revenue of 280 mln Brazilian reias (about 91 mln euros).Acquisition to expand Michelin service offering for truckers and to speed growth of its truck tire business in Brazil.Enterprise value of 1,600 mln reias (about 520 mln euros), includes purchase price of 1,353 mln reias (about 440 mln euros) and 247 mln reias (about 80 mln euros) in debt.Amounts to be adjusted when acquisition closes.Acquisition subject to approval from Brazilian competition authorities. 

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