FedEx’s €4.4bn (£3.4bn) takeover of TNT Express is set to complete later this month, just over a year since the parcel giants announced the deal. In a joint statement today, the businesses said 88.4% of TNT Express’s shares had been tendered during the acceptance period that ended on 13 May. FedEx will pay the offer price on 25 May. FedEx said shareholders who have not yet tendered their shares will have the opportunity to in a post-closing acceptance period, which will […]
Palletways and TNT Express have won two separate European distribution contracts with Yankee Candle.
JSC Russian Railways (RZD), is in talks to buy 75% of Gefco, the logistics arm of cash-strapped car maker PSA Peugeot Citroën for €800m (£640m). PSA Peugeot Citroën said the proposed deal should speed Gefco’s growth by creating a business with enhanced reach in logistics services linking Europe and Asia. The existing management team, led by its president Luc Nadal, will not change, it added. Vitaly Belskiy, from consultancy Frost & Sullivan, said: “The deal is a clear ‘win-win’ for […]
UPS says its takeover of TNT Express is likely to be completed in the fourth quarter. The US firm says it wants to carry out a what it describes as a ‘Phase II review’, as there are “certain areas that require more time to analyse”. This extended review could take up to 25 weeks to complete, which will mean the initial offer period will need to be extended beyond the original deadline of 31 August, and is now expected to […]