BCA Marketplace, which owns WeBuyAnyCar.com, paid £16m in cash for Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business when it purchased it earlier this year. The acquisition of the company, previously known as Autologic, also saw Avril Palmer-Baunack – the former Stobart chairwoman and Autologic chief executive – rewarded with a bonus. Details of the sale and bonus are detailed in BCA Marketplace’s half-yearly report for the nine months to 4 October 2014. The report states that the business’ net assets were valued […]
18) Alex Laffey Title: Chief executive officer, Eddie Stobart Logistics In April 2014 Stobart Group disposed of 51% of its 100% shareholding of the Stobart road transport business to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m.
Pre-tax profit at Fowler Welch rose 12.8% last year, as a result of improved vehicle efficiency, new business wins and volume growth from existing customers.