One of Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) largest shareholders has been granted an extension by UK regulators to make a firm takeover offer for the beleaguered haulage firm. DBAY Advisors now has until 16 October to either make a buyout bid or walk away. The development comes after a “highly preliminary expression of interest” was made by former Stobart boss Andrew Tinkler for the business, via his company TVFC last month. TVFC must also make a bid or decline by the […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics has seen its group turnover surge by more than a third thanks to a shopping spree that has seen it buy iForce, half of Speedy Freight and The Pallet Network (TPN).
Stobart Group has said the integration of Autologic into its Eddie Stobart division has been “seamless” with all assets and key personnel retained. Autologic was bought by Stobart in August, after an initial bid – valuing the company at £12.4m – was made for the company in June. The acquisition adds £144.7m of annual turnover and £2.1m of pre-tax profit to Eddie Stobart’s £519.5m of turnover and £27.4m of pre-tax profit. New deputy chief executive at Stobart Group, and former […]
Stobart Group has sold a 51% stake in its transport division to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. The move sees William Stobart become chief executive of the newly formed, and once again privately owned, Eddie Stobart Logistics.