Whistl has completed its management buyout deal (MBO) from former parent company Post NL. The MBO was announced in July, when Post NL announced it would retain just 17.5% of the company, as opposed to the 100% it held until now, giving Whistl control of the remaining 82.5%. When the deal was announced, Whistl chief executive Nick Wells said it would give the company, formerly known as TNT Post, more freedom in its approach to the UK mail market. He […]
UPS is set to acquire TNT Express NV in a deal that will create a €45bn (£37.4bn) global logistics firm. The deal values the Dutch firm at approximately €5.16bn, following its increased offer of €9.50 per ordinary share. UPS says that in acquiring TNT it will fulfill its long-standing aim to expand its European operations. According to the Motor Transport Top 100 the combined business will generate a UK turnover of approximately£1.3bn – placing it level with Wincanton as the […]
TNT reduced its pre-tax loss and saw its global revenue rise in its final full financial year ahead of its €4.4bn (£3.2bn) purchase by FedEx.