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India Equity Partners acquires TNT's local road biz

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The Mauritius-based private equity firm (IEP) today said it has acquired the road operations of for an undisclosed amount.

With this, the domestic road business of TNT will be part of the logistics segment of IEP. Besides, the senior management along with most employees of TNT India's road express business will be moving to the new IEP entity, an IEP release said.

"This is consistent with our strategy of investing in logistics and infrastructure services. In the logistics sector, we see tremendous growth opportunities for mid-sized with the required management and capital to scale rapidly and become market leaders," IEP Fund Advisors Chairman and Managing Director Sid Khanna said.

IEP has already three investments in logistics sector in like Fourcee Infrastructure, Swastik Roadlines and Ocean Sparkle.

First Published: Thu, January 05 2012. 21:33 IST