Friday 18th Oct 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

DP World buys Unifeeder

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DP World has acquired Danish group Unifeeder for €660m from Nordic Capital Fund VIII and minority shareholders.

Aarhus-based Unifeeder operates common user container feeder and and short sea network in Europe, serving both deep-sea container hubs and the intra-Europe container freight market. Last year it turned over €510m in 2017.

DP World chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, said: “The ever-growing deployment of ultra-large container vessels has made high-quality connectivity from hub terminals crucial for our customers and Unifeeder is a best-in-class logistics provider in this space with a strong reputation in Europe. Our aim is to leverage on the in-house expertise of Unifeeder and to accelerate growth in this scalable platform to deliver value for all stakeholders.”