The Sol Group announced that it has completed acquisition of the Jamaica operations of GB Energy. The acquisition gives it control over the GB Energy (GB)-operated Texaco brand in Jamaica —including its retail, aviation, LPG/autogas, commercial and lubricants activities.
“We are very excited to welcome the local team to our Sol organisation and look forward to continuing to serve our partners and customers together, to deliver safe and reliable high-quality products, innovative programmes and promotions,” said Karoline Smith, general manager of the Sol Group. “We are passionate about powering journeys and energising the communities where we operate through our commitment to the strictest standards of safety, customer focus and community involvement.”
Sol has presence in 22 markets in the Caribbean, Central and South America, and is a subsidiary of Parkland Corporation (PKI). Parkland is a leading international food and convenience store operator, independent supplier, marketer of fuel and petroleum products, and is a leader in renewable energy.
Through its portfolio of trusted and locally relevant brands, Parkland serves well over one million customers per day across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean region, and Central and South America through its retail, commercial and wholesale channels. GB Energy (GB) is one of the main industrial and commercial groups in the Caribbean.