We are pleased to have advised Manchester based coach and chauffeur operator Swans Travel Limited on its acquisition of Travelmaster (Mcr) Limited – a luxury coach and minibus business based at Carrington, South Manchester.
Travelmaster operates 20 modern vehicles on corporate travel, private hire, and aircrew transfers at Manchester Airport. The acquisition creates a combined fleet of 55 vehicles, ranging from 16 to 85 seats in VIP, Executive and Luxury specifications. Both operating centres in the north and south of Manchester will be retained, supported by a combined total of 75 employees.
Commenting on the deal Swans Travel Managing Director Kieran Swindells said:
“Travelmaster is a fantastic addition, with an excellent record of delivering high quality services. Their experienced staff, fleet and strategic location will enable us to fulfil our expanding portfolio of corporate, sports and airline services. We look forward to a smooth transition, welcoming our new colleagues and clients, who will benefit from our ongoing investment in our people, vehicles and technology. We would like to thank our Legal team at O’Donnell Solicitors led by Director James O’Donnell for their assistance on the deal”.
Director James O’Donnell commented:
“Swans Travel Limited is an innovative and sophisticated Company operating in this sector and we are pleased to have been able to advise them on this acquisition. This strategic acquisition will enhance the Company’s ability to deliver high end services to its customer base in the North West. We are pleased to have been part of the Company’s continued growth and expansion”.
Swans Travel Limited was founded in 1978, and has developed into a leading national ground transport management company. The business operates commuter contracts for Amazon, MAG and Burntwood; business transport for Travel Management Companies Clarity and Capita and provides team transport to a number of Premier League football clubs. Swans have recently provided 10 VIP vehicles to transport the competing teams in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Projected growth and combined revenues are on course to reach £10m by December 2020.