Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Creative Cars and Couriers to Mach 1 Couriers

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Creative Cars and Couriers to Mach 1 Couriers.

Creative Cars and Couriers provide executive cars and couriers London wide, nationwide and worldwide. Established in 1984, the company has grown to provide a true ‘one stop shop’ for delivery and passenger car services. Creative work with a wide variety of organisations ranging from sole traders to multi-nationals.

Mach 1 Couriers are a family run business with a turnover of more than £20million, employing around 150 people across its four London locations. With more than 150 years of trade in London, nobody knows the city like they do, their speedy cycle couriers, motorbikes and delivery vans will deliver parcels on time. Following the recent acquisitions, Mach 1 now comprises of over 100 passenger cars, 150 couriers and more than 5000 corporate accounts ranging from well-known fashion brands to law firms.

Jeremy Thompson, managing director of Mach 1 Couriers said: “We are delighted to have acquired the well-established Creative business which is one of our largest and most high profile acquisitions to date. There are significant synergies between the two companies as we share key common family values and goals. This acquisition underpins our business strategy to grow significantly over the coming years and adds significant revenue to our business as well as experienced staff, an additional office of excellence, along with an increased fleet and job count.”

On behalf of everyone at Benchmark International, we would like to wish both parties every success for the future.

Benchmark International’s global offices provide business owners in the middle market and lower middle market with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. To date, Benchmark International has handled engagements in excess of $5B across 30 industries worldwide. With decades of global M&A experience, Benchmark International’s deal teams, working from 13 offices across the world, have assisted hundreds of owners achieve their personal objectives and ensure the continued growth of their businesses.

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