Eddie Stobart Logistics questions Wincanton’s motives for pulling out of bidding race


Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has hit back at Wincanton’s claims this week that it has withdrawn its interest in bidding for the company due to a lack of financial information, insisting it gave Wincanton “extensive due diligence commensurate with its status as a strategic competitor”. Wincanton withdrew its interest in bidding for ESL yesterday (25 November), citing concerns about ESL’s “financial performance and ongoing liquidity”. In a Stock Exchange announcement, Wincanton said it had not received “full disclosure of the information […]