For Immediate Release
March 21, 2016
Marcou Transportation Group, Owner of Dav El | BostonCoach Brands, Sells Raleigh-Durham Motor Coach Business to Academy Bus
(Boston, Mass.) – Marcou Transportation Group has agreed to sell its Harrison Global dba BostonCoach in the Raleigh-Durham market to longtime partner, Academy Bus.
Academy Bus began operating in the Raleigh-Durham market over a year ago with a fleet of 30 full-size motor coachs.
“After a 40 year relationship with Academy Bus, we felt that a sale of these assets to our longtime partner was in the best interests of our Raleigh client base,” stated Scott Solombrino, President and CEO of Dav El | BostonCoach. “Our goal is to build a deeper customer base in larger markets across the globe. Having Academy already in the market created a rare opportunity for a strategic shift of our resources.”
“We are excited to be a strategic partner of our long time business associates at Dav El | BostonCoach,” said Francis Tedesco, CEO of Academy Bus. “Academy Bus is thrilled to expand our service in the Raleigh-Durham market. We have been in the market for over a year now and seen tremendous demand in a short amount of time. We look forward to providing our clients with the highest level of customer service they have become accustom to for years to come.”
Terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed.
About Dav El│BostonCoach
Dav El│BostonCoach is the largest privately owned chauffeured transportation company in the world and maintains its highest quality and safety standards through innovation, dedication to the customer and personal, professional service. Dav El│BostonCoach offers the most comprehensive executive ground transportation services available, including deluxe limousines, luxury sedans, executive vans and buses, and a professional and knowledgeable staff of trained chauffeurs, reservations agents and travel managers to meet every request and exceed every expectation. Serving business travelers for over three decades, Dav El│BostonCoach currently operates in over 500 metropolitan markets, across six continents, with a fleet of more than 25,000 vehicles.
About Academy Bus
Academy Bus, the largest privately owned and operated transportation company in the US, has been serving the Northeast region for over 40 years. Known industry-wide, for its customer service and well maintained, new equipment they have set standards for ground transportation. They currently operate charter and group tour buses all over the East Coast from operations centers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington, DC and Florida.
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