Completion management buy out Whistl

The Hague, 23 October 2015 – PostNL and the management of Whistl have closed the management buy out (MBO) of Whistl. Since the announcement of the MBO on July 30 2015, parties have reached agreement on the outstanding conditions, including the financing.

This MBO follows PostNL’s strategic review of its activities in the UK. As part of the transaction PostNL will retain 17.5% of the shares in Whistl and will continue supporting the business as a shareholder. Whistl is the second largest postal operator in the UK with business divisions down stream access (DSA) and international, door drop media, packets and parcels and logistics.