FB Marine Group Acquires Shield Marine
FB Marine Group has announced the acquisition of yacht management and service company, Shield Marine.
Combining forces enables the newly formed division, FB Shield Marine, to enter into new markets, benefit from economies of scale, grow their customer base and expand their workforce.
Founded in 2010 by Matthew Hayes and Jeff West, Shield Marine provides personalized yacht management service related to the operational requirements of many yachts in South Florida and around the globe. The company's specialties include diesel engine services, hydraulics, electrical troubleshooting, marine air conditioning systems, bottom painting, and full-service maintenance programs. Shield Marine also provides manufacturer and dealer support for various European brands including Princess, Fairline, Sunseeker and Azimut.
Jeff West will remain in a business development role and oversee the daily operations of the new division, FB Shield Marine.