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SALE OF TRANSNAV

TRANSNAV HAS BEEN ACQUIRED BY PLASTIVALOIRE GROUP


Birmingham, Michigan – November 12, 2018 – Angle Advisors is pleased to announce that Plastivaloire Group (“PVL”) has acquired TransNav Corporation. (“TransNav” or the “Company”). Angle Advisors acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to TransNav in completing this transaction.

Based in New Baltimore, Michigan, TransNav is a vertically integrated provider of highly engineered and customized plastic components and assemblies. With three strategically located manufacturing facilities in Michigan, Kentucky, and Puebla, Mexico, TransNav serves the automotive, retail, and industrial end markets. TransNav produces a wide variety of products for various applications including fluid system components, functional black plastic, trim (interior, exterior, and decorative), and shopping carts.


Percy Vreeken, the President of TransNav, commented, “Plastivaloire Group is the ideal partner for TransNav. With minimal product and customer overlap between the two companies, TransNav can serve PVL’s customers in the US and we can serve our customers in Europe. We look forward to expanding our product capabilities and providing our customers with a broader offering.” He continued, “We would like to thank the team at Angle Advisors. They did an amazing job of advising us and guiding us through this process and found us the very best possible partner. Their knowledge of plastic injection molding and the automotive industry, relationships with buyers, and transaction expertise were an essential component of this great outcome.”


"The acquisition of TransNav puts the Plastivaloire Group a step ahead of its roadmap, taking proforma revenue to nearly €750 million, which was the target initially set for 2020, and marking a major milestone in achieving its 2025 revenue target of €1 billion,” said Patrick Findeling, Plastivaloire Group’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President.


Plastivaloire Group (ENXTPA:PVL) ranks amongst the very top European manufacturers of complex plastic parts used in retail consumer products. It designs and manufactures these plastic parts and handles their mass production. Present within the multimedia, motor vehicle and electric and electrical appliance sectors, the Group has 27 production sites in France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Romania, Turkey, Tunisia, England, Portugal, Slovakia and Mexico. For more information, please visit www.plastivaloire.com.


Angle Advisors, with offices in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, and China, specializes in mergers and acquisitions and capital raising with a particular emphasis on the vehicular and industrial sectors. The firm’s professionals have completed 198 transactions since 2009 for multinational corporations, privately-held companies, private equity funds, and public sector clients. For additional information, please visit www.angleadvisors.com.

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