In line with its new strategic priorities, 3SI Group confirms the acquisition of Girard-Agediss and the sale of Becquet

31.05.2016 | Villeneuve d’Ascq

Further to the approval of the French Competition Authority, 3SI Group has signed, on 30 May, the acquisition of Girard-Agediss, the French leader in the delivery of bulky items and furniture to professional customers, private individuals and internet users. Further to an open transfer process, 3SI Group has signed, on 31 May, the sale of Becquet to Domoti, a well-known distance seller headquartered in Marquette-lez-Lille.

Acquisition of the French leader in the delivery of bulky items

Further to the approval of the French Competition Authority, 3SI Group has signed, on 30 May, the acquisition of Girard-Agediss, the French leader in the delivery of bulky items and furniture to professional customers, private individuals and internet users.

The company, headquartered in Les Essarts (85), has an annual turnover of some €65 million and a total staff of 500 people distributed in a network of 40+ agencies located throughout France.
This acquisition is in line with the new strategic priorities of 3SI Group, which now focuses on high-growth service activities. Alongside the other service companies, it expands the range of services that 3SI Group can offer to e-commerce businesses.

Sale of Becquet to an industrial distance seller

Further to an open transfer process, 3SI Group has signed, on 31 May, the sale of Becquet to Domoti, a well-known distance seller headquartered in Marquette-lez-Lille. The transfer, entering into force on 1 June, includes the takeover of 100% of the staff (62 employees) and of the Dispeo team dedicated to logistics activities (28 people) carried out on behalf of Becquet.

Established in 1966, Becquet has one of France's largest offer in decoration and household linen items, presented both online and in catalogues. Thanks to its original, and often exclusive, creations, Becquet has achieved a turnover of €80 million in 2015. 

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