|TransInvest Holding AG|
|Seat||St. Gallen , Switzerland|
Board of Directors : Michael Albert
Ingo Seifert, Elyar Sherkati
|Number of employees||3,200 (December 31, 2018)|
|sales||EUR 749 million (2018)|
|Branch||Transport , logistics|
The Trans Invest Holding AG (proper spelling TransInvest ), based in St. Gallen is an international Swiss services group. The focus of their business activities is on the areas of transport and logistics with a geostrategic focus on Europe and Asia.
In addition to the traditional division of transport and logistics, the group also includes the three other sectors of trade, financial services and consulting, and real estate.
The Transinvest Group comprises a total of 105 subsidiaries, some of which are organized in sub-holding companies. These operate independently on the market, but the strategic management of the entire group is carried out by TransInvest Holding. The TransInvest Group employs around 3,200 people and generated consolidated sales of 749 million euros in 2018.
Transinvest Holding was founded in 1983. Their actual expansion into an internationally widely branched group began in the early 1990s with the political and economic opening of Eastern Europe .
The core of the group is M&M Militzer & Münch International Holding AG , which has also been based in St. Gallen since 1986 . This specialized in forwarding and logistics services in the movement of goods from and to the east. Under the influence of Yousef Sherkati, a specialist in the forwarding and logistics sector who came from an Iranian entrepreneurial family, who became a member of the board of directors of M&M Militzer & Münch International Holding from 1989 and managing director of the M&M Group from 1994, M&M took off practically all over Eastern Europe and became independent states of the former Soviet Union with their own subsidiaries started the movement of goods between Central Europe and the newly opened countries in the east. M & M's international expansion culminated in 2001 when it was integrated into the Transinvest Group, of which Sherkati was one of the main owners.
In addition to M&M Militzer & Münch, numerous other companies have been integrated into the Transinvest Group over the years and new subsidiaries have been founded. Associated with this was an expansion of the business activities originally established in transport and logistics to other related areas.