3 NEW GLOBAL ONE SHAREHOLDERS: AZ GROUP ITALY, ANTÔNIO AUTOPEÇAS GROUP, BRAZIL AND ÖRUM, FINLAND

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Global One Automotive announces the new partnership with 3 family-owned and well-known companies who will join the global one family starting from 01.01.2020.

AZ GROUP, ITALY

AZ Group has several branches and a central warehouse in the south of Italy in Catania, Palermo, and Rome which makes the total storage area of 23.000 m2. Together with 70 highly professional employees, AZ Group distributes premium brands and provides an excellent service to its customers and offers its own workshop concept with AZ Service. Organized in GO Automotive, CATI, DEMAUTO and AZ Group cover and provide their services over the complete country.

ANTÔNIO AUTOPEÇAS GROUP, BRAZIL

Founded in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, in 1961 by Mr. Antônio Alves Pinto, Antônio Autopeças Group stands out in the market as one of the most solid and reliable brands in the automotive parts business. It has 58 years of serving customers with quality and efficiency.

With foundation and family administration, Antônio Autopeças group covers the entire Southeast region of Brazil, being present in the states of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, and Espírito Santo. With strength and competence, it has made and makes history in the market with a huge variety of products. The group currently comprises 35 stores, three wholesalers, 500 direct employees, 90 representatives, and 21,000 active customers.

Mr. Antônio, CEO of the company, always valued for the quality and origin of the products offered, so distributes, mainly, premium brands. Becoming a part of Global One is a rewarding achievement that further elevates the Antônio Autopeças brand.

Antônio Autopeças Group has a very close partnership with Global Ones´s Brazilian shareholder EMBREPAR.

ÖRUM, FINLAND

Global One is also happy to expand to Scandinavia and win the Finnish shareholder Örum. Founded in 1923 by Svend Örum, Örum indicates a profound history and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland and is 100 % family-owned. Today Örum is the business unit of Mercantile Group and together with Mercantile AS, in Estonia and Diagno Finland Oy, Örum accounts 250 highly professional employees. A distributor of premium brands in Finland and Estonia, Örum provides the complete range of services for garage equipment and tools via its company Diagno Finland Oy.

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