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Financial Deals Industry Insight - Transport & Logistics

  • Published: January 2009
  • 38 pages
  • Datamonitor

The drive to increase scale and improve profits combined with a highly fragmented market have resulted in continued M & A in the transport and logistics sector. The monthly Financial Deal Insights provides a unique insight into deal rationale and the market fundamentals driving the sector.


- Insights into deal activity across M&A, private equity, private placement, IPO, secondary offering, and strategic alliance deals

- Analysis on all key sectors, namely sea, road, rail, and air

- Geographical trends by primary regions and by key emerging markets

- Detailed analysis of the deal activity during the month, along with the trend for the last six months by deal volume and value

Highlights of this title

The transport and logistics sector recorded 31 M&A deals in November 2008, a decrease of 52.4% compared to the trailing six-month (May 2008Oct 2008) average. In value terms, it recorded deals worth $0.24 billion, a decrease of 96.7%.

The UK road haulage market is expected to consolidate in order to survive the economic slowdown, rising operational costs, and the high tax regime. The air freight transportation segment READ MORE >

Mergers and acquisitions (including private equity)
Public offering
Private placement
Valuation trend: comparison across key sectors
Advisory ranking

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