Shipping and logistics groups in Europe seek Capstan Capital’s advice on identifying M&A opportunities for supply chain integration.
Reduced available container capacity in the wake of the pandemic triggered an extraordinary rise in container rates. As this trend
shows signs of easing logistics groups are looking for opportunities to invest their cash piles. Intermodal services as well as
last-mile and first-mile specialists are high on the list. Recent examples are Maersk’s acquisition of B2C Europe, a
business-to-customer last-mile delivery network or DHL’s acquisition of Hillebrand, an ocean freight forwarding expert. Current
uncertainties make for good strategic buying opportunities for those companies with a long-term plan. For further reading, please
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