September 20, 2019
GCA ADVISES NIPPON EXPRESS ON A MINORITY INVESTMENT IN FUTURE SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
Nippon Express Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s leading global logistics players, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 22% of Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd., India’s leading third-party logistics service provider, for a consideration of approximately $90m.
Nippon Express is Japan’s leading global logistics company. With 705 locations across 46 countries, Nippon Express provides its clients with solutions for the storage, transportation and local distribution of goods worldwide.
Future Supply, part of the diversified Future Group, operates 94 distribution centers throughout India with over 8 million square feet of warehouse capacity, offering its clients supply chain services across the logistics value chain, including smart warehousing, an efficient transportation and distribution system, temperature-controlled logistics and last mile delivery logistics.
Nippon Express and Future Supply plan to explore synergies between the two organizations by leveraging Nippon Express’ competency in diverse sectors in the Indian market. Additionally, the companies will explore new business opportunities in India, including 3PL and express logistics operations.
GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to Nippon Express in connection with this transaction.