Category Archives: Apex Insight News

Apex Insight is an independent provider of research, analysis and consulting services covering business services markets in the UK and Europe. Other recent work has covered markets including Waste Management, Vehicle Leasing, Outsourced Contact Centres, TV Production, Express Parcels, Facilities Management and Consumer Debt Purchase.

E-commerce set to top €500bn in Europe

E-commerce Europe, an alliance of players in the e-commerce sector, has released research that shows that the e-commerce market in Europe this year is set to turn over more than ...

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Apex Insight advises Sovereign on Dalepak logistics deal

Dalepak, based in Northampton, is a leading provider of value-added logistics and e-fulfilment services, serving customers in beauty products, giftware and other sectors. Sovereign Capital is a leading UK mid-market ...

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Apex Insight report shows postal operators dominate parcels mergers and acquisitions activity

Our latest report, Global Parcels Mergers and Acquisitions Market Insight Report 2016, shows that postal operators have led M&A activity in the global parcels industry since 2016. Our analysts collected ...

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Apex Insight provides commercial due diligence to support Banijay Zodiak merger

Prior to the merger, Banijay Group, based in Paris, operated across Europe, the US and Australasia, with a particular strength in non-scripted / reality shows. The merger with Zodiak, also ...

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Strong growth of rivals puts Royal Mail under pressure

With Hermes, Yodel and DPD snapping at its heels, national postal operator Royal Mail could be under pressure in the coming year as its rivals compete for business. Though in ...

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DHL Express Easy tested in Canada

International delivery company DHL Express has launched DHL Express Easy, a new service that makes it easier for people to send parcels abroad by offering simple, predetermined rates to international ...

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Apex Insight provides commercial due diligence to support Travelport in its acquisition of a majority stake in Locomote

Travelport operates a business-to-business travel commerce platform which provides distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the travel and tourism industry worldwide. With revenues of over $2bn, it is based ...

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New Apex Insight research on the UK parcels market sets out revised market growth forecasts

This report covers the UK parcels market which, following a strong performance in the last year with improved industry profitability, is now approaching £9bn in size. As in previous years, ...

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New Apex Insight research on consumer and small business parcels sending (C2X) reveals further growth but challenges ahead.

Consumers and small businesses wishing to send occasional parcels have traditionally been served by national postal services with customers taking their parcel to their local post office and queuing up ...

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Commercial due diligence in the Middle East

By Vincent Schuller Commercial due diligence to support private equity and corporate investors on transactions can be more an art than a science. In markets like the UK, the US ...

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