DHL Group to acquire J.F. Hillebrand

Deutsche Post DHL Group has signed an agreement to acquire up to 100% of J.F. Hillebrand Group AG and its subsidiaries at an equity value of around €1.5 billion. Hillebrand is a global service provider specialized in ocean freight forwarding, transport and logistics of beverages, non-hazardous bulk liquids and other products that require special care. Hillebrand generated revenue of around €1.4 billion in the last twelve months, will ship c.500,000 ... [+]

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