DX Group’s multi-million pound takeover of Legal Post (Scotland) and First Post appears to be back on track, after the UK competition authority lifted an enforcement order pausing the deal. In a statement today, DX Group said the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had lifted its initial enforcement order. Enforcement orders such as this delay the integration of businesses, providing the CMA time to look into the implications of deals it feels could lead to a lessening of competition […]
Ryder Europe vice-president and MD David Hunt’s claim that “Ryder is full of the joys of spring”, is not what MT expects to hear as we meet to discuss the integration of Hill Hire. But like the company he works for, Hunt can pull the occasional surprise. Ryder’s big surprise last year was the £151m acquisition of Hill Hire, announced the day before its 40th birthday in the UK (MT 13 June 2011). This takeover created a rental and leasing […]
NFT owner EmergeVest had made a £30m bid for pallet network Palletforce.
Ballyvesey Holdings has bought Birmingham operator Bird’s Groupage Services for an undisclosed sum. In a statement, the County Atrim-based business, which also owns Montgomery Transport, said: “[We] are pleased to announce that we have completed the purchase of the trade and assets of Bird’s Groupage Services.