GALLYS (www.gallys.be) is pleased to announce that it successfully advised UHODA GROUP on the trade sale of 75 service-stations to Q8.
Q8 is investing heavily in its Belgian network. Following the acquisition of 75 service-stations from U Car Services and VP Oil, both part of the Uhoda Group, there will soon be 540 stations in the Q8 network – a 15% increase. This allows Q8 to further strengthen its position and optimize its national coverage.
The newly acquired stations are mainly situated in Liège and Limburg. In Limburg, Q8 was less present than in other parts of the country. Until now. “Thanks to this acquisition, we have optimized the geographical spread of our offer. So these 75 extra stations are perfectly complementing our existing network, which is now expanding by one sixth. This significantly larger network is part of our strategy of stronger customer focus, more mobility products and services,” says Koen Vankelst, Operations Director Q8 Northwest Europe. « We are proud that we are strengthening our position as one of the top players in Belgium. »
Stéphan Uhoda, CEO of Uhoda Group: “The sector of automobile services and the fuel sector in particular, is changing rapidly. We have decided to focus on our shop management and on consolidating our carwash activities.”
In total, Q8 will have 540 stations after the acquisition.