Silverado Stages and Silver State Trailways Announce Merger

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Merger Creates the Largest Privately Owned Motorcoach Operator in the Western States

Silverado Stages, Inc. and Silver State Coach, Inc. have entered into a merger agreement combining the two well established motorcoach companies, each with stellar reputations and staff, into one formidable company within the transportation industry.

Jim Galusha, Silverado CEO, said “We are extremely pleased that Tony Fiorini and his motorcoach company have agreed to join Silverado and help grow our combined operations in the western region of the United States. Our plans are to consolidate operations where possible, take advantage of best practices and efficiencies, and to extend Silverado’s proven operational model.”

“I’m excited about the opportunity and challenges ahead,” said Silver State President and Owner Tony Fiorini. “Silverado is an employee-owned company – the ESOP [Employee Stock Ownership Plan] is a great benefit and reward for our loyal employees. The combined companies provide breadth and depth in the California and Nevada markets, allowing us to better serve all of our clients.”

Silver State Coach, Inc., a Nevada corporation, was founded in 1986. Silver State, with operating authorities in Nevada and California, operates a fleet of some 40 motorcoaches from terminals in Placentia, CA and Las Vegas, NV.
Silverado Stages, Inc., a California corporation, was founded in 1987 and has grown into the 19th largest motorcoach company in the US, according to the January 2014 edition of Metro Magazine., operating about 120 vehicles.

Silverado Stages provides safe, reliable and comfortable transportation across the Western States from terminals in Sacramento, San Luis Obispo, Bakersfield, Santa Barbara, Orange County, Pomona, and Las Vegas. Services include charters, tours, scheduled fixed route service, commuter and campus shuttles, and convention and event services aboard large motorcoaches, shuttles and vans.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Mike Watson at 805.545.8400 x226 or email at mwatson(at)silveradostages(dot)com.

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