LKQ to Sell Poland’s Elit Polska to MEKO AB

LKQ to Sell Poland’s Elit Polska to MEKO AB

Elit Polska is a Poland-based distributor of automotive parts, consumables and workshop equipment.

LKQ Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Elit Polska, a Poland-based distributor of automotive parts, consumables and shop equipment to MEKO AB. As of December 31, 2023, LKQ Corporation owned 26.6% of MEKO AB.

The transaction is expected to be completed during the second half of 2024 and is subject to customary closing conditions and necessary regulatory approvals. Elit Polska’s 2023 revenue was approximately $107 million, according to LKQ.

MEKO is a spare parts distributor in northern Europe, operating across eight markets through its Group brands FTZ, Inter-Team, Koivunen, MECA, Mekonomen and Sørensen og Balchen.

Justin Jude, executive vice president and chief operating officer of LKQ, said, “The evaluation and streamlining of our asset base is a core strategic pillar for our Company. As part of this ongoing process, and after thorough consideration, we have made the strategic decision to divest Elit Polska. We believe the business is complementary to MEKO and will perform strongly under their leadership.”

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