20 September 2016

BDA advises Mount Kellett Capital on sale of equity stake in Xinbang Logistics, China

Divested equity stake in Xinbang Logistics to HCT Logistics

2016

BDA Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Mount Kellett Capital, has successfully completed the sale of its stake in Xinbang Logistics to a Taiwanese consortium led by HCT Logistics, a leading logistics service provider based in Taiwan.

Xinbang Logistics, founded in 2003, is a leading domestic less-than-truckload logistics provider in China with a wide network of over 550 branches and annual revenue of over RMB1bn (US$150m). A follow-on equity investment by the HCT Logistics consortium and a syndicated financing arrangement will further enable Xinbang Logistics to accelerate its growth plan and expand its nationwide cargo network.

Jeffrey Wang, Head of BDA’s Shanghai office, said, “We are proud to have worked successfully for Mount Kellett Capital and we are pleased to see Xinbang Logistics continue to thrive. This transaction demonstrates BDA’s expertise in logistics and deep relationships with both global strategic and financial investors, delivering a strong result for our client.”

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