EasyPark enhance investments and expansion in Spain via acquisition of iParquing
Barcelona, July 20 2015
The multinational EasyPark Group announces the acquisition of Spanish Park Smart Solutions, which owns the mobile payment service for regulated parking branded iParquing. The iParquing mobile payment service covers both on- and off-street parking, integrating residential permits, parking control , and opportunity for shops to give free parking for customers via fast mobile solution.
“Spain is an important market for us and this acquisition supports our objective to expand the coverage of our non- proprietary service also in Spain. As we operate with one modern platform serving all countries, our users can enjoy the service conveniently wherever they park across the European markets. Hence, the iParquing service in Barcelona and other cities will be migrated from iParquing to the EasyPark as brand and service. As a result of merge of these two technologies the service will be enhanced. After the migration our Spanish team will introduced our other SmartCity services such as Digital- Permits, solution for gated parking, charging of EV cars and hub for managing all data in order to guide our users to available parking spaces”, says Johan Birgersson, CEO of EasyPark.
EasyPark was the first company globally to integrate it’s service into Volvo Cars and now works with pilots for other car manufactories. The Group will keep its Spanish headquarters in Barcelona, where iParquing has been developing its activities since its inception.
Tania Cazalis, co-founder and promoter of iParquing, and Director General of EasyPark in Spain: “With this operation, we give an exponential leap payment technology available on mobile in Spain because the EasyPark solution, IOS, Android and Windows will add iParquing other technological advantages and users can enjoy quality service in close to 400 cities worldwide. “
Easy Park will through the acquisition expands its presence in cities like Barcelona, San Joan Despi, Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Viladecans as addition to the cities of Albacete, Merida ,Calpe and Requena that nowadays enjoy smart city advantages using EasyPark services.
For more information:
Johan Birgersson, CEO EasyPark Group: +46 (0) 708 32 67 58
Tania Cazalis, Director General of EasyPark Spain: + 34619354031
Founded in 2001, EasyPark’s mission is to enhance the parking experience, making it more convenient, effective and cost-efficient for motorists, cities and parking operators. Today EasyPark is one of the world’s leading companies within mobile payments for parking present in about 400 cities across nine markets. Read more about the company at www.easyparkgroup.com