Former Eddie Stobart Logistics boss Andrew Tinkler claims ‘vast majority’ of its shareholders back his takeover bid


 

Eddie Stobart’s former boss Andrew Tinkler (pictured) claims to have secured better-than-expected support from investors for a £70m rescue of Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL), just days after announcing his intentions. TVFB, a company controlled by Tinkler, said its proposed fundraising had already received conditional indications in excess of the £70m target, notwithstanding TVFB has not yet met a number of major shareholders. Tinkler’s move comes after private equity group DBAY proposed injecting £55m into the business in exchange for a […]