Talma Servicios acquires LASA to expand presence


PERUVIAN company TALMA Servicios Aeroportuarios has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of LASA Servicios Aeroportuarios de Colombia, making it now the largest company in South America and with the most operations in that region. By completing this new acquisition, as part of its international expansion process, TALMA will now have operations in Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru. Arturo Cassinelli, CEO of TALMA, said that the acquisition of LASA marked a signifi cant step in the company’s international expansion plan, which began in 2010 with its entry into the Mexican market, and continued in 2017 with the acquisition of a ramp services company in Ecuador.

“LASA and TALMA have many things in common in terms of the type of services we provide to the aeronautical sector. We are going to take advantage of synergies and development opportunities for our clients and employees, and consolidate our leadership position in the continent,” explained Cassinelli. Founded in 1991, LASA has its HQ located in the city of Medellín, Colombia. It provides ramp services, passenger service and aircraft maintenance services, and it has a training school.

Fuente: Ramp Equipment News