Zephir S.p.A. is the European leader in railcar movers and industrial towing tractors, offering the world’s widest range of such vehicles. It produces both diesel and electric vehicles for a wide range of railway, logistic and industrial applications worldwide. 2016 sales of approximately € 15 m.
B.Group is a private investment holding for industrial companies in Italy.
Marmon Energy Services serves the global energy, transportation, and other markets with plants in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It is controlled by Marmon Holdings, Inc., a global conglomerate with about 185 businesses and $8 billion revenues in 2015. Marmon is owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., one of the world’s largest, most successful and reputable investment companies. Zephir will remain an independent company within Marmon’s decentralized structure, in synergy with Marmon’s Trackmobile LLC, North America’s leading producer of railcar movers and the originator of the product category. As a result, Marmon has the world’s largest railcar mover production capability and offers the widest range in all segments.
Cross Border acted as exclusive advisor to the sellers by developing a global market strategy and managing a highly confidential sale process, in order to prevent disruptions to the business.