Marseilles-headquartered Groupe Mediaco has acquired SE-Levage, which is based in Haute-Savoie, France.

Eric Salvi and Alexandre-Jacques Vernazza

SE Levage has 150 machines, including 45 cranes with lifting capacities ranging from 30-1,200 tonnes, spread over five branches: Frangy, Annecy, Chambéry, Lyon and Orléans.

The heavy Lifting departments of SE Levage, located in Frangy (Haute-Savoie) and Orleans, have five cranes (500-1,200 tonnes) and will be integrated into Mediaco Maxilift.

With this acquistion, Mediaco will operate 15 cranes with lifting capacities in excess of 450 tonnes in the French market. It also has 13 cranes in the 400-tonne capacity range operating in the country.

Furthermore, the Swiss subsidiary of the SE Levage group will be renamed Mediaco Swiss, effective November 2020.

Eric Salvi, founder of the SE Levage group, will support the company until April 2021. His children, Marion and Florian, will join the family group to continue their activities within the SE Levage - Groupe Mediaco combination.