Stobart Group’s transport and distribution division, Eddie Stobart, saw revenue grow but profit fall in its most recent trading year, as it failed to cover increased costs through rate rises. For the 12 months ending 29 February turnover rose to £519.5m from £475.3m a year ago. However, pre-tax profit fell from £34.2m to £27.4m, due to cost increases of £4m “which have not been fully recovered through rate increases, mainly due to the increase in our customers’ costs”. Furthermore, £11.4m […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics has confirmed it will list on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) next week on 25 April at 8am, a move that will see former owner Stobart Group slash its holding in the haulier and pocket £113.1m.
C Butt saw both its pre-tax and turnover crash in its most recent financial year, after the loss of three major contracts.
Stobart Group has sold a 51% stake in its transport division to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. The move sees William Stobart become chief executive of the newly formed, and once again privately owned, Eddie Stobart Logistics.