Capstan Capital advised numerous logistics and shipping groups on financing and M&A transactions aimed at diversifying their business models.
The consequences of the pandemic have significantly slowed down the global “conveyor belt” of container transport. This slowdown has effectively reduced available container capacity in finely tuned and highly sensitive global supply chains, which triggered an extraordinary rise in container rates. The majority of logistics companies in this space, regardless whether they specialise in road, air, or ship transport or terminal services are booking record earnings this year. And as this trend may not last forever, smart diversification strategies can safeguard stronger future earnings. For further reading, please follow the container briefing on CNN our team contributed to.