Stobart Group has completed the partial divestment of its transport division. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange this evening it said: “Stobart, the infrastructure and support services group, announces that the partial realisation of its transport and distribution division, as described in the company’s announcement of 6 March 2014, has been completed.” Shareholders of the firm backed the move at the end of last month at a general meeting, as well as a special resolution to buy back […]
Supermarket giant Tesco has appointed Andrew Woolfenden as its new UK distribution director, following the naming last week of former incumbent Alex Laffey as chief executive of Eddie Stobart.
Stobart Group has entered the savings market with a new six-year retail bond. The retail bond is aimed at small investors, and will yield a fixed-rate of 5.5% per annum, while providing Stobart with another funding stream. Well known retail brands names such as Tesco, John Lewis and National Grid already market bonds, which offer investors relatively attractive interest rates in exchange for tying up their money. Stobart bonds will available to buy and trade on the London Stock Exchange, […]
The head of Norbert Dentressangle’s (ND) UK logistics believes 2012 will see the operation cement its number one spot in ND’s overall international operations as the business shifts into another gear following the integration of TDG. In ND’s latest results, the UK outperformed all other countries to become its logisitic division’s key revenue contributor in 2011, generating 41% of the total. ND Logistics UK MD Malcolm Wilson tells MT.co.uk: “We’re in a great place; the business has a renewed scale […]