Transaction news Hillebrand Group

Hillebrand is the leading global player in the alcoholic beverage freight forwarding industry.

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17 Aug '21

Cobepa and other key shareholders of Hillebrand have signed the sale of Hillebrand to Deutsche Post DHL Group

Hillebrand’s shareholders have signed an agreement to sell up to 100% of Hillebrand to Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL).

The strategic combination of Hillebrand with DPDHL’s Global Forwarding, Freight division will strengthen DPDHL Group’s position in the dynamic ocean freight forwarding market. Focusing on core logistics is a key element of DPDHL Group’s Strategy 2025, with priority for selected inorganic growth given to specific, strategically relevant activities.

Hillebrand will remain a brand within DPDHL and will continue to build on its 177-year heritage and reinforce its strategy to lead the market in the forwarding, transport and logistics for beverages, non-hazardous bulk liquids and other products that deserve special care. 

The transaction is still subject to regulatory approval in certain jurisdictions. Such clearances are expected in the coming months.

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