TRADE X Announces Acquisition of Automotive Export Company Techlantic


Trade X Group of Companies announced that it has signed a definitive agreement acquiring Techlantic an Ontario-based automotive trading, redistribution, and financing company, for undisclosed terms.

The strategic acquisition enhances existing platform capabilities such as trade financing, logistics, and letter of credit processing, and provides additional wholesale automotive trading expertise to the TRADE X platform for car dealers, importers, exporters, and fleet owners, rental companies, and mobility solution providers.

“As international automotive trade and finance specialists, we are thrilled to join TRADE X. We are confident that, through the acquisition of Techlantic, TRADE X will significantly enhance the scope and capabilities of our operations as we continue to disrupt the global automotive trade industry via sales, supply and distribution,” said Eric van Essen, Managing Director of Techlantic.

Ryan Davidson, founder and CEO of TRADE X, stated: “The TRADE X team recognizes Techlantic as an established leader in helping customers overcome many of the complexities of trading pre-owned vehicles internationally. We are delighted to welcome them as we embark on an exciting period of international growth and additional strategic, accretive acquisitions.”

“TRADE X will expand Techlantic’s capital resources and global reach,” said Luciano Butera, executive vice-president and COO of TRADE X. “The resources of our combined teams are expected to position TRADE X as a world-class trade finance specialist and leader in the international automobile redistribution industry.”