European Network

The European network for M & A consultancy services in the logistics sector.


As business consultancy the M & A LOGISTICS GmbH i.L. pursues the idea of establishing a Center of Excellence in the entire logistics sector. Highly qualified cooperation partners in all significant European countries are selected therefor. This process lead to the foundation of the M & A LOGISTICS EUROPEAN NETWORK.
Based on this progressive network development, the M & A LOGISTICS GmbH i.L. creates an effective framework in order to provide customers with a comprehensive platform where they can obtain well-founded and goal-oriented consulting services.
Professionalism, reliability, competence and discretion are of utmost importance in this network.


The M & A LOGISTISC GmbH includes selected partners in the M & A LOGISTICS European Network only. These cooperation partners acknowledge the principles of the M & A LOGISTICS GmbH i.L..
Customers may expect a standard of quality that is guaranteed by the M & A LOGITSITCS GmbH as well as compliance with the principles professionalism, reliability, competence and discretion.
Various experienced M & A experts with locations in European neighboring countries belong to the partners of the M & A LOGISTICS European Network.

Western Europe

John Lloyd (Paris/France)

John Lloyd has more than 20 years of international experience in the logistics and supply chain sector. He started his career in finance, working for Ernst & Young and then Schlumberger, before moving into the logistics sector. He worked in senior executive positions for TDG (now part of Norbert Dentressangle) and Hays Logistics (now part of Kuehne + Nagel) before being appointed Chief Restructuring Officer and then Chairman of the CAT group (automotive logistics).
He is now an independent consultant and interim executive specialising in turnarounds and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and logistics and supply chain management projects. He has many years of international board level experience, and broad international experience in operational, commercial, strategic and financial management in the logistics sector, as well as his consulting experience.

As well as working on mergers and acquisitions he has led several successful assignments in this sector, including:

  • Sale of businesses
  • Managing outsourcing tenders for logistics services
  • Supply chain re-engineering projects in transport and warehousing
  • Project management of the design and start-up of new distribution centres

Several turnaround and restructuring missions, covering:

  • Implementation of operational restructuring through a detailed programme of performance improvement initiatives
  • Generation of credible business plans Improvement of financial and cash flow performance through working capital management
  • Financial restructuring through negotiation with lending institutions and shareholders

John graduated with a degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Birmingham (U.K.) and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Northern Europe

Neel Frankman (Copenhagen/Denmark)

Professional Experience and Projects:

  • International courier company
    Staff retention/satisfaction/involvement, Post-integration clean up and turn-around. Achieved 5,5 M Euro EBIT improvement within one year.
  • International courier company
    Integration and turn around. Improve internal communication. Achieved 4,9 M Euro EBIT improvement within two years.
  • International courier company
    Designing and implementing a Corporate Account concept, Integrating acquired companies and managing de-central staff.
  • International courier company
    Integration, merging people, systems, companies and customer into one platform
  • International Express and Mail Delivery Services Company
    Marketing Services Manager Europe
  • International Express and Mail Delivery Services Company
    Marketing Manager - Copenhagen

International Postings:

  • 1993-1999: The Netherlands, Amsterdam
  • 1998-2004: Germany, Bonn
  • 2003-2004: Belgium, Brussels
  • 2004-2006: Norway, Oslo

Peter Duvåker (Stockholm/Sweden)

Peter is long term experienced from leading positions in the transport and logistic field. This includes sales and business management as well as executive search and sales and acquisitions of companies in Sweden and other countries. He gained valuable knowledge and understanding of demands and challenges involved in companies going through changes in management and ownership. International M & A experience he gained in his company TransLog Business Brokers / Duvåker International.

Peter holds a degree in Foreign Trade.