Connect Group has completed its takeover of Tuffnells Parcels Express, with the deal first revealed last month. Tuffnells, known for its Big Green Parcel Machine brand, has been acquired for an initial consideration of £113.4m, according to a statement released to the City earlier. Subject to performance targets being met and continuing employment for up to three years, a further payment of as much as £15.3m will be made to “Tuffnell management and option sellers”, Connect added. Mark Cashmore, group […]
The Big Green Parcel Machine is continuing to exceed Connect Group’s expectations.
Connect Group has seen its annual profit collapse by more than 200% after a calamitous period, which saw its one time star-performer Tuffnells lose its way and attempts to restructure the group hit the wall.
The offer period for the proposed merger of UPS and TNT Express has once again been extended. Following an exemption granted by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), the period has been extended until one week after competition clearances have been obtained from regulators, the European Commission and the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. The clearances are not expected to be issued before the end of the current offer period on 9 November. The latest extension will see the […]