SIRVA Acquires Allied Lemuir in India

Mar 30, 2011, 21:00 ET from SIRVA Inc.

CHICAGO, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SIRVA Inc., a leading global corporate relocation and moving services provider, has acquired Allied Lemuir in India, effective April 1, 2011. The Allied Lemuir business will now operate as Allied Pickfords.

"We are excited to expand our capabilities in such a critical, growing market," said Jacob George, SIRVA president of Asia and Middle East markets. "This step aligns with our goal of directly delivering services in critical markets throughout the world. In doing so, we are able to provide additional value for our customers and enhance their overall mobility experience."

Allied Lemuir offers interstate and international moving and relocation services, including storage, asset relocation, professional packing and unpacking, vehicle transportation and moving insurance, to businesses, governments and private customers throughout India.

"This development further establishes a foundation for expansion for both our relocation and moving businesses in India," said Michael Cosnett, managing director, Asia and Middle East. "Not only will this strengthen SIRVA's value proposition for current customers, but it will allow us to attract new customers relocating to and from this dynamic area."

Allied Lemuir operates 12 locations in India.

Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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A leading worldwide provider of relocation and moving solutions, SIRVA Inc. ( provides more than 230,000 relocations per year to corporations, government employees and individual consumers. The Company delivers the best mobility experience at the lowest total cost to relocate through complete management of the global supply chain, the world's leading global operations, industry-leading risk management processes, and full accountability and transparency of all costs. SIRVA's brands include Allied, Allied International, Allied Pickfords, Allied Special Products, DJK Residential, Global, northAmerican, northAmerican International, SIRVA Mortgage, SIRVA Relocation, SIRVA Move Management, SIRVA Global Relocation Inc. and SIRVA Settlement.