OKOTOKS, ALBERTA—(Marketwired – Dec. 1, 2014) – Mullen Group Ltd. (“Mullen Group” and/or the “Corporation“) (TSX:MTL) announced today the closing of the previously announced investment in a new growth orientated transportation and logistics company, Kriska Transportation Group Limited (“Kriska Transportation“). Mullen Group contributed its interest in Mill Creek Motor Freight L.P. (“Mill Creek“) in exchange for a 30 percent equity interest in Kriska Transportation. Mark Seymour contributed his interest in Kriska Holdings Limited (“Kriska Holdings“) in exchange for a 70 percent equity interest in Kriska Transportation. Both Mill Creek and Kriska Holdings will operate as wholly owned subsidiaries of Kriska Transportation. Kriska Transportation will be one of the largest growth orientated Ontario based transportation and logistics companies.
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Mullen Group is a company that owns a network of independently operated businesses. Mullen Group provides a wide range of specialized transportation and related services to the oil and natural gas industry in western Canada and is one of the leading suppliers of trucking and logistics services in Canada – two sectors of the economy in which Mullen Group has strong business relationships and industry leadership. Mullen Group provides management and financial expertise, technology and systems support, shared services and strategic planning to its independent businesses.
Mullen Group is a publicly traded corporation listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “MTL“. Additional information is available on our website at www.mullen-group.com or on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.