PwC has just released a study that shows private equity firms are looking to target companies in transport, distribution and logistics for acquisition. The business service sector as a whole is going against the down market grain with deal flow numbers increasing. In any downturn corporations begin to divest their non-core assets following strategy shifts and the restructurings they’re sure to bring. With this in mind 2009 should be an excellent vintage for those with the ability to be buyers, which is just what private equity funds are positioned to be.
PwC Report Shows Private Equity Interest in Logistics and Transportation