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Transport & Logistics

Vertical Aerospace secures USD205m in additional funding led by Mudrick Capital

Vertical Aerospace (Vertical), a global aerospace and technology company specialising in zero-emissions aviation, has secured over USD200 million in additional financing to support its path to scale production and certification of the VA-X4 electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.  Vertical is targeting the highest global certification for its VA-X4,

Auxo Investment Partners acquires Genesis Rail Services

Private investment firm Auxo Investment Partners has acquired Genesis Rail Services, a full-service US railroad maintenance company.  As part of the transaction, Cody Harman, son of company founder Jeff Harman, will retain a minority ownership stake in the company and continue in his role running day-to-day operations. In addition, railroad

Golden Gate Capital recapitalises All My Sons Moving & Storage

Golden Gate Capital, a private equity investment firm, has partnered with Founder and CEO, Robert Peterson, to recapitalised All My Sons, a provider of moving and storage services.  Peterson will continue to lead the Company from its headquarters in Carrollton, TX and will remain a significant shareholder. Financial terms were

EnTrust Global acquires Maas Capital from ABN AMRO

The Blue Ocean strategy managed by alternative investment firm EnTrust Global (EnTrust) has completed the acquisition of Maas Capital Shipping from ABN AMRO.  Since its inception in the late 1990s, the Maas Capital platform has deployed close to USD1.0 billion in equity maritime investments and is currently one of the

Ohi secures USD19m in Series A funding round

Ohi, an instant commerce platform that enables brands to meet their customers’ expectations of superfast delivery in under two hours, has completed a USD19 million Series A funding round.  Ohi will use the funds to expand its US operations to enable near-instant delivery of everything from CPG products to luxury

One Equity Partners exits investment in PS Logistics

One Equity Partners (OEP), a middle market private equity firm, has exited its investment in PS Logistics, flatbed transportation and full-service logistics provider in the United States.  Financial terms of the private transaction have not been disclosed. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, PS Logistics provides nationwide freight

DP World and CDC Group partner to focus on African ports and logistics investments

DP World, a specialist in global supply chain solutions, and CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, are entering into a long-term partnership to accelerate Africa’s long-term trade potential. Africa has a sixth of the world’s population, but accounts for just 4 per cent of global containerised

ChargePoint closes acquisition of has.to.be

ChargePoint Holdings, an electric vehicle (EV) charging network operating in North America and Europe, has closed its previously announced acquisition of European electric mobility platform has·to·be.  “Today we announce our accelerating leadership position in the European EV charging market with the closing of our acquisition of has·to·be, which combined with

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