Hili Ventures is a group of companies engaged in multi-sited activities in partnership with McDonald’s and Apple, logistics, engineering, technology, and property.
The group’s four lines of business are Premier Capital plc (McDonald’s), Hili Properties (property), 1923 Investments plc (Apple, logistics, technology), and Motherwell Bridge Industries (engineering).
Hili Ventures is currently present in Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Morocco, Poland and Romania, and employs around 8,300 people.
Lines of Business
Premier Capital plc is the developmental licencee for McDonald’s in Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta and Romania. It operates 138 restaurants in major cities and prime locations thanks to a team of 7,500 people. More than half of restaurants operate McDrives and McCafes. Every year more than 110 million customers are served at a McDonald’s operated by Premier Capital plc.
iSpot Holdings plc is engaged in the sale and distribution of Apple hardware and accessories and third party products. Through its company SAD, Poland’s largest Apple retailer, it operates a chain of 26 stunning Apple Premium Resellers across the country under the iSpot brand. SAD also supplies Apple hardware and solutions to Polish businesses. Under a joint venture with Maltese trading group VJ Salomone, iSpot Holdings plc operates an Apple Premium Reseller chain in Budapest, Hungary, under the iCentre brand. iSpot Holdings also operates another iCentre store in Bucharest, Romania.
Hili Logistics is an international-focused division incorporating key capabilities in logistics. The companies under its umbrella include Carmelo Caruana Company, Allcom, CMA CGM Malta Agency (a joint venture with CMA CGM), and Peterson (Malta) Ltd (a joint venture with Peterson). The companies offer a comprehensive range of global air, road, and sea freight, warehousing and distribution solutions, parcel services, and oil and gas logistics services.
Hili Properties plc holds and manages an extensive portfolio of commercial real estate in key locations in Malta, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Romania. The portfolio includes dedicated office blocks, grocery-anchored retail complexes, and property housing McDonald’s restaurants across the footprint.
Harvest is a group of growing technology businesses delivering impactful and intuitive solutions to customers in banking, aviation, pharmaceuticals, gaming, retail, hospitality, state agencies, and many other sectors. Harvest encompasses PTL, Eunoia, Stride Technology, APCO Systems, APCO Pay and a joint venture POANG, an online gaming start-up.
Motherwell Bridge Industries
Motherwell Bridge Industries specialises in mechanical and electrical engineering, multi-regional project management, technical training, tooling and port services from its base in Hal Far, Malta. It incorporates Techniplus, a multi-disciplined engineering company in Moroccco. Techniplus is engaged in the maintenance and servicing of port cargo handling equipment in the country’s largest ports at Casablanca, Tangier, Agadir and Jorf Lasfar.