erisbeg, an Irish growth capital investor, focused on high performing service businesses with international growth potential, has invested in leading logistics company Dixon International Transport.
Headquartered in Swords, County Dublin, award-winning Dixon International is one of the largest Irish based European hauliers, one of the top four transport companies in the country, specialising in high quality freight and temperature-controlled logistics services to the food, pharmaceutical, e-commerce and retail sectors.
The primary services delivered to clients are:
• Temperature controlled logistics – deliveries throughout Europe
• Warehouse – 95,000 sq ft. warehouse storage located with easy access to major routes
• Ground Handling & Ancillary Services – HPRA Pharmaceutical licenced
Commenting on the newly formed partnership, Alan Kerr, erisbeg Managing Partner said: “erisbeg is delighted to make a major investment in the cold chain international logistics sector. Company founder and MD, Michael Dixon has built a world class, professional and well managed business that has huge growth potential. We are very much looking forward to working with Michael and his team to help maximise Dixon’s continued growth both organically and by acquisition.”
Michael Dixon, Managing Director of Dixon added: ”We are delighted to welcome on board the team from erisbeg as we look to continue to grow our business. The wealth of knowledge that Alan, Thomas, Robert and Andrew bring to the table puts Dixon in a very strong position as we head in to 2022 and beyond ”
erisbeg was advised by William Fry (Legal), KPMG Dublin (Transaction Services), EY (Tax), Donworth (Commercial), while Dixons were advised by KPMG Dublin (Corporate Finance), Matheson (Legal).
Pictured are members of Dixon International management on winning the Fleet Transport Irish Haulier of the Year 2019 award.