The mergers and acquisitions that shook transport in 2016


 

In an analysis of mergers and acquisitions in the global transport sector early this year, KPMG predicted activity would remain high in 2016 – and their forecast has proven to be spot on. Hargreaves Services (pictured top) kicked things off in January with the purchase of earthmoving and civil engineering firm CA Blackwell Group, in an £11.9m deal. Its chief executive described Blackwell’s operation as “complementary to and synergistic” with Hargreaves’ mining operation. With a taste now for splashing out, […]