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Kerry-SF Holding deal provides challenge to Amazon, DSV

SF Holding will purchase a 51.5% stake in Kerry Logistics in a deal designed to allow the China-focused package firm to gain an international footprint. The deal may spark a new round of M&A in the airfreight and logistics sector after dealmaking in 2020 fell to 178 transactions from 222 deals... Read more →


Cargotec and Konecranes announce merger to chase cost savings

Logistics equipment suppliers Cargotec and Konecranes have announced a merger due to be completed in 2022 in order to become a “global leader in material flows”. There’s evidence of a continued slowdown in activity from both firms with U.S. seaborne imports linked to Cargotec and Konecranes do... Read more →


LVMH sacrifices Tiffany deal in Franco-American tariff tiff

LVMH has abandoned its bid for Tiffany & Co., reportedly after pressure from the French government related to a set of ongoing trade spats between France and the U.S. That likely relates to current and planned U.S. tariffs on French exports in a disagreement over aerospace subsidies and in con... Read more →


Diageo swoops in for Aviation Gin after Beefeater eats its lunch

Diageo is set to spend as much as $610 million to buy Davos Brands as part of its push to expand its premium liquor business. The deal includes the purchase of the U.S. Aviation Gin brand, part owned by actor Ryan Reynolds. Demand for imported gins in the U.S. has been in decline with an 11.1%... Read more →


Kansas City Southern may face bid as autos weigh on recovery

Rail operator Kansas City Southern will reportedly become subject to a takeover bid from Blackstone and Global Infrastructure Partners. KSC has faced lower revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic with total revenues down by 23.0% year over year in Q2. Cross-border U.S.-Mexico traffic may be part... Read more →

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