The KILOUTOU Group has just acquired the company FRANCHE COMTE MATERIELS, a company specializing in the rental of equipment for construction and public works.
This transaction allows KILOUTOU to continue its development and strengthen its earthworks offer in the Franche Comté region.
The company FRANCHE COMTE MATERIELS is a historical and recognized actor in the rental of earthmoving equipment in the East of France, operating two agencies located in Besançon and Audincourt (Montbéliard). It has more than 600 machines of all sizes (excavators, loaders, rollers compactors and various tools) that it provides a clientele of professionals in public works and building.
This acquisition enables KILOUTOU to offer its customers an ever higher level of quality of services and to expand its earthworks offering in this local market, by integrating new branches complementary to its current network. KILOUTOU intends to rely on the experience and know-how of the teams of FRANCHE COMTE MATERIELS to continue to develop its activity.
For Olivier Colleau, Executive Chairman of the KILOUTOU Group: “This merger enables us to develop our specialized TP network in the Franche Comté region and to fully benefit from complementarities with our current range of products in this sector. I am very happy to welcome the team members of FRANCHE COMTE MATERIELS within the KILOUTOU Group “.
Philippe Mougnard, owner and CEO of FRANCHE COMTE MATERIELS, said: “I am delighted with the acquisition of FRANCHE COMTE MATERIELS by the KILOUTOU Group. The proposed project was an essential element in my decision to sell. It will allow the company to continue its development by providing additional resources and resources. I am confident in the ability of the teams from both companies to make this merger a real success. ”
As the 4th largest European rental company and a major player in the rental of equipment in France, the Kiloutou Group provides products and services solutions to a very diversified clientele: large national accounts, construction companies, craftsmen, communities and administrations, industries, services, SMEs. The Kiloutou group offers the widest range of the market with about 1,000 references and more than 250,000 materials in various fields: personnel elevation equipment, earthmoving and construction, structural and finishing work, commercial vehicles, and event. With a turnover of 606 million euros in 2017 and a workforce of 4,500 people in Europe, Kiloutou continues its development and now represents a network of 440 agencies in France, including fifty at specialized building and thirty said proximity, located in the city center. The network also has 30 branches in Poland, 19 in Spain, 3 in Germany and 10 in Italy.
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