M&A Deal Summary

European Cargo Services Acquires Heavyweight Sweden AB

On November 18, 2014, European Cargo Services acquired transportation company Heavyweight Sweden AB

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is European Cargo Services’ 1st transaction in the Transportation sector.
  • This is European Cargo Services’ 1st transaction in Sweden.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-11-18
Target Heavyweight Sweden AB
Sector Transportation
Buyer(s) European Cargo Services
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition


Heavyweight Sweden AB

Arlandastad, Sweden
Heavyweight Sweden AB is an airline marketing and sales agency offers sales, marketing and full operational coverage within the Nordic market. It provides a full range of services for any airline wishing to outsource part or all of its cargo activities in our market.

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European Cargo Services

Cedex, France


Category Company
Founded 1998
Sector Transportation
Revenue 600M USD (2013)

ECS Group SA is a broker representing airlines for the sale of air cargo capacity to freight forwarders. ECS also undertakes two complementary activities: handling (stock and preparation of goods before shipment) and chartering. ECS Group SA was established in 1998 and is based in Cedex, France.

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