Supreme Group Acquires EMS Seven Seas

By George Backwell
Monday, June 23, 2014

Supply chain solutions provider in challenging environments, Supreme Group (Supreme), says it has completed its purchase of EMS Seven Seas ASA.

Headquartered in Norway and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, EMS Seven Seas is a global maritime services group serving merchant marine, offshore and defense customers. The company supplies general ship supplies, provisions, stores, spare parts and leading technical maritime brands through its extensive network of some 600 ports.

Supreme now owns 90.04% of the total outstanding shares in EMS and says it will make a mandatory offer to the remaining shareholders in the company in due course. 

"We are excited to announce completion of the acquisition of EMS Seven Seas, which is a great company with strong brand loyalty," said Theo Reichert, CEO, Supreme Group.

"By integrating ship supply services to our existing portfolio of supply chain solutions, we are well positioned to serve the evolving needs of both military and commercial clients. We are prepared to make investments to ensure EMS Seven Seas becomes the global leader in commercial ship supply within three years, and we look forward to working closely with their teams around the world to make this happen, merging our organizations to leverage operational synergies to their fullest potential," Reichert added.

About Supreme Group
Founded in 1957, Supreme Group is a global leader in the provision of end-to-end supply chain solutions to defense, government, and commercial sector clients around the world. For more than fifty years, the company has provided critical, life-sustaining services that empower clients to accomplish missions in challenging and austere environments.


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