Press Release


TNT and Malherbe conclude deal for the sale of the remaining activities of Logistiques Nicolas

Publish Date : 27 January 2006 at 08:50 CET - Amsterdam, TNT and the French cargo transport operator Malherbe (CEO: Alain Samson) announced today that they have signed an agreement for the sale of the remaining activities of Logistiques Nicolas, part of the activities of TNT's French subsidiary TNT Logistics Holdings SAS.

This transaction, together with the transactions announced on 1st December 2005 and 2nd January 2006, represent approximately 95% of the TNT Logistics France business unit.

As previously disclosed, the expected negative financial impact relating to the sale and refocus of the French Logistics business unit is to be up to EURO 140 million pre-tax, and to be booked largely in 2005.

Neither the French Express business unit of TNT nor its French Freight Management business are involved or impacted by this deal.

TNT N.V. is a global provider of mail, express and logistics services. The group employs over 161,000 people in 63 countries and serves over 200 countries. For 2004 the company reported sales of € 12.6 billion. TNT N.V. is publicly listed on the stock exchanges of Amsterdam, New York, London and Frankfurt.

Page publication date: 27 January 2006 at 08:50 CET