Woodbridge, ON – Titanium Transportation Group Inc. (TSX-V:TTR) (“Titanium” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has obtained TSX Venture Exchange approval and has closed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets from Tregaskiss Investment Group Inc. (the “Vendor”).
Titanium purchased 19 Volvo power units, 59 trailers and furniture and equipment (“Rolling Stock”) for aggregate consideration of $2.9 million. The consideration paid was comprised of a payment of $0.9 million in cash and the issuance of 1,120,708 of the Company’s common shares to the Vendor. In addition, the Company assumed leases on 28 Volvo power units.
Titanium also previously announced the acquisition of the Windsor Terminal comprised of land and building located at 3315 Devon Dr., Windsor, Ontario for $3.4 million. This acquisition closed on June 13, 2016.
Finder’s fees totaling $98,000 are payable to RockSteady Management. The common shares of Titanium issued in connection with the transaction are subject to a two-year escrow arrangement with partial releases every six months.
Titanium is a leading asset-based transportation and logistics company servicing Canada and the United States, with approximately 450 power units, over 1,300 trailers and over 500 employees and independent owner operators. Titanium provides truckload, dedicated, and cross-border trucking services, freight logistics, and warehousing and distribution to over 1,000 customers. Titanium is a recognized consolidator of asset-based transportation companies in Ontario, having completed nine asset-based trucking acquisitions since 2011. Titanium has also been ranked by PROFIT magazine as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies for seven consecutive years.
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