TVS Logistics picks up 60% stake UK-based SPC International

TVS Logistics will be investing Rs 100 crore for this acquisition and funding the future growth for the Uxbridge-based SPC International which has a turnover of Rs 165 crore. This acquisition in the UK adds repair and parts supply to the company’s comprehensive list of end-to-end supply chain services for its customers worldwide, the company said in a statement.
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TVS Logistics takes majority stake in Australia based ‘Transtar’ through its Singapore JV arm

The move would significantly enhance its Freight Forwarding capability – Transtar would further strengthen TVS Logistics’ base in South East Asia

Chennai, October 08, 2015: TVS Logistics Services, India’s leading third party logistics (3PL) service provider, today announced that, through its JV arm in Singapore – ‘TVS Asianics Supply Chain Solutions,’ it has reached an agreement to take a ‘majority stake’ in the ‘Transtar International Freight’ – Australia based integrated transportation and supply chain solutions provider throughout the Asia region. With this move, TVS Logistics, which already has its presence in South East Asian countries like Singapore, Thailand and China, would mark its entry into Australia. Post the deal, Transtar will continue to be headquartered in Melbourne (Australia) and Mr. Hank Meyer, CEO and founder will continue to remain its CEO.Continue reading

CDPQ acquires a substantial minority interest in TVS Logistics Services

Chennai / Montreal, October 19, 2016: TVS Logistics Services Ltd. (TVS LSL), the India-based multinational third-party logistics service provider, announced that it has reached an agreement with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), one of North America’s largest pension fund managers. Under this agreement, CDPQ will invest over INR 1000 crores ($155 million US) to acquire a sizeable minority stake in TVS LSL, a privately held subsidiary of the TVS Group. Following this transaction, existing investors Goldman Sachs and KKR will fully exit their investments in TVS LSL. CDPQ will purchase most of their joint stake, while TVS family members and management will acquire the remainder.

Beyond this equity investment, CDPQ is ready to commit significant additional capital to finance transformative acquisitions and support the expansion of TVS LSL in India and globally.Continue reading

Indian Prime Minister’s UK visit: TVS Logistics to use its UK capabilities to provide solutions in India

The company is high on confidence after it secured procurement solution contract for UK’s Ministry of Defence and look to replicate it in Indian Defence sector too

Chennai, November 13, 2015: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the United Kingdom, TVS Logistics, India’s leading third party logistics service (3PL) provider, today announced that its UK business, TVS Supply Chain Solutions, will become its regional hub for the whole of Europe and a knowledge hub for supply chain. The company said its UK business has multiplied its revenues nearly seven times in the last five years, growing from £40m (INR 400 crores) to £274m (INR 2740 crores) forecasted for this financial year. Internationally, the company’s successful growth is attributed to its ability to identify unique capability and deploy it in other parts of the world, including India.Continue reading