Moira Capital Partnersthe firm of investment a private equity firm specialising in direct investments in innovative Spanish companies, has acquired around 50% of GOIthe logistics operator focused on the transport, assembly and installation of bulky goods founded three years ago by entrepreneur Yaiza Canosa.
Moira will invest EUR 17 million in the GOI through a capital increase.
Goi was founded in 2017 by young entrepreneur Yaiza Canosa and already has a team of 70 people made up of professionals with expertise in technology, finance and logistics.
Its model is based on the creation of a national network of partners at all stages of the logistics value chain and the use of proprietary technology that allows real-time tracking of shipments, monitoring of delivery and optimisation of the route network in order to reduce delivery times.
GOI expects to have a turnover of 12 million euros by 2020. In the last year, its sales were 4.8 million euros, and its clients include companies such as Ikea, Amazon and Leroy Merlin.
Canosa, 27, has a long history of entrepreneurship, including the firm Glue, a consulting firm specialising in technology and marketing that led to the founding of GlueWorka manager of co-working spaces in the centre of Madrid.
"We are in a very special moment, in which logistics is the key to how we consume and we at Goi want to be leaders in this growing market with a unique service offering," explained Canosa.
The fund manager will enter GOI through a capital increase in which it will invest EUR 17 million to finance the company's ambitious plan to increase revenues and strengthen the team.
Moira will take 50% of the company's shares and the other 50% will remain in the hands of the founder.
According to Javier Loizaga, president of Moira, "we strongly believe that GOI represents a unique investment opportunity in the growing and transforming bulky goods logistics sector".