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July 8, 2019

Atlas® World Group Acquires Champion International Moving

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (July 8, 2019) – Atlas World Group Inc., a holding company comprised of a portfolio of companies that deliver transportation and related services globally, announced its acquisition of Champion International Moving, Ltd. The deal marks the largest acquisition in company history. 
Founded in 1991 and based in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, Champion is an international household goods forwarder that serves corporate customers, relocation management companies, federal government agencies and a small group of agents across the globe. Champion is a member of the FIDI global network of agents as well as one of the select U.S.-based members of the Harmony Relocation Network, which serves customers around the world.
“We are excited to join the Atlas World Group family,” said Ron Smith, founder of Champion International Moving. “The synergies and assets they provide will help Champion exceed customer expectations while creating many opportunities for future growth. The integrity, attitude and work ethic of Atlas World Group and its employees fits perfectly with our culture, creating an easy path forward.”
As Atlas World Group’s ninth subsidiary, the Champion International Moving brand will maintain its name and leadership team to ensure a smooth and effective transition. Additionally, Champion will operate separate and distinct from Atlas World Group International (AWGI).
“This strategic acquisition greatly enhances our international service offering, and we are excited to welcome Champion to the Atlas World Group family of companies,” said Jack Griffin, chairman and CEO of Atlas World Group. “Together, we will capitalize on synergies and continue to expand our footprint in international household goods relocation.”
This announcement follows Atlas World Group’s recent commitment to expand its Evansville headquarters and add up to 75 new jobs in Indiana by the end of 2023. 
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About Atlas World Group
Headquartered in Evansville, Ind., Atlas World Group Inc. comprises a family of companies that deliver transportation and related services globally through a network of quality agents and select service partners. Atlas is distinguished by agent ownership and a shared commitment to help people go new places more easily and more securely. Through a continuing emphasis on service excellence, the company has achieved extraordinary growth. For more information on Atlas World Group, visit