News Article FTL Hungary Indotek investment Mid Europa Partners
by Property Forum | Investment

Mid Europa Partners, a private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced an agreement to sell 24% of the issued share capital in Waberer's International Nyrt. to Trevelin Holding Zrt. (member of Indotek Group). It also granted a call option to Indotek over Mid Europa's remaining 47.99% of the issued share capital. The transaction is subject to customary anti-trust clearance and is expected to close by the end of the first quarter 2021.

Waberer's is a leading European provider of international full truckload (FTL) transportation, market leader in domestic freight and complex logistics services in Hungary and it has a strong position in the Hungarian non-life insurance segment.

Barna Erdélyi, CEO of Waberer's, commented: "This transaction recognises the leading position of Waberer's as a mission-critical provider of transportation, warehousing and insurance services in Hungary and Europe. We look forward to be supported by Indotek Group in our efforts to complete the restructuring programme and further build on the strengths of Waberer's in the long-term. We are committed to remaining the backbone of the Hungarian supply chain and a leading European FTL transportation provider."
The transaction was led by Bence Horváth with the support of Aleksandar Dragicevic.
Rothschild & Co acted as exclusive financial adviser to Mid Europa. White & Case with the support of Lakatos, Köves és Társai acted as legal counsel and Ernst & Young as transaction services adviser for Waberer's.