Equity firm ACC Capital has bought a majority stake in Lubbers Transport Group as part of a management buy-out at the firm. The deal sees the management team at Lubbers, which is lead by CEO Ger Englsman, invest alongside ACC, with the existing shareholders (Ronald Lubbers and UK MD Tony Tailford) retaining a minority interest in the business. Lubbers specialises in serving the oil and gas industry in Europe, and in 2005 Lubbers of the Netherlands merged with RTH in […]
UK Mail Group is expecting a 13% increase in turnover for the first half of this year, as it moves into a “challenging” 2013. Excluding Royal Mail price hikes that came into force on 2 April, the group is expecting a 10% increase in turnover on last year’s figures, as revealed in its pre-close trading statement published today (9 October). The firm stated that its performance in the first half of this year, ended 30 September, was “satisfactory” and in […]
Latest figures from Massey Wilcox show that it increased revenue by 8.3% but profits fell as it struggled to pass on running costs, particularly wages.
Profit at Hargreaves Services’ transport division plummeted by more than£1m in the six months to November 2015, as the company was hammered by adverse conditions in the coal, steel, construction and waste markets and unseasonably warm winter weather.