The French company Groupe Beneteau has completed the financial transactions to the transaction with the Polish Delphia Yachts Kot sp. J, according to the International Boat Industry. The agreement between the shipyards was signed in July of this year.
The deal is framed under the mediation of the specialized Polish company Stocznia Jachtowa Delphia sp. z.o.o. in which the Polish “daughter” Elan, Ostroda Yachts sp. z.o.o. now owns 80% of the share capital, and Delphia Yachts Kot sp. j. will retain 20%.
Beneteau operates within the framework of its strategic development plan. One of the goals of the shipyard to increase production capacity at the expense of 18 000 sq m in Poland, which are specialized workshops for the production of boats with outboard motors and small sailing yachts. Through interaction with Delphia Beneteau will strengthen market presence in Central and Eastern Europe and Scandinavia.
However, the deal is beneficial not only for Beneteau. The centers of prototyping and R & d Delphia it will also benefit. Beneteau seriously intend to develop their potential.