Now that these discussions have concluded, we will assess alternative scenarios for Whistl’s E2E operations and remain committed to further developing Whistl’s successful activities in the UK. In the meantime, the roll-out of E2E continues to be on hold.
Whistl continues to be the leading alternative postal service for customers in the UK.
LDC is the leading private equity company in the UK mid-market. LDC is part of the Lloyds Banking Group and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. It has completed over 485 investments and has ongoing interests in over 85 businesses in the UK. With a UK regional network, LDC invests up to £100m in MBOs, IBOs and Development Capital transactions in a broad range of sectors including Construction & Property, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials, Retail & Consumer, TMT, Travel & Leisure and Support Services. Recent transactions include investments with NEC Group, PDG Helicopters, Waterfall Services, Capital Economics, Eley Group, Adler and Allan, Clifford Thames and Anite Travel. For further information, visit www.ldc.co.uk.
We are PostNL. We are an essential link between the physical and the online world. We have the largest network for letters, parcels and e-commerce in the Benelux countries. Our combinations of smart networks and digital applications enable us to provide our clients with valuable solutions. We live in a world where digital applications play an increasingly large role in our daily lives. These services develop very rapidly. We put our resourcefulness to good use to constantly think up new ways to connect senders and receivers.
As the first listed postal company, we are an example to the rest of the world in automatic letter sorting. And our innovative parcels network is completely adapted to the wishes of web retailers. Outside the Netherlands, we are active in Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium and Luxembourg. PostNL employs a total of approximately 56,000 people. In 2014 our revenues reached almost € 4.3 billion.