Monitor Clipper Partners has sold Reverse Logistics Group to Reconomy, a portfolio company of EMK Capital

Headquartered in Munich, Germany, Reverse Logistics Group (RLG) is a globally leading 4PL reverse logistics and environmental solutions provide. Its operations span 80+ countries across four continents (Europe, Asia and Americas) with over 20 branches and several hundred partners, generating revenues of Euro 170 million.

RLG comprehensive technology-enabled service offering addresses the needs of brand owners in an increasingly circular economy, being shaped by the accelerated shift to e-commerce as well as by the imperative of ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and consumers’ sustainability expectations.

RLG’s service offering is comprised of after-market services (AMS), including solutions focusing on management of online and retail returns, repair, refurbishment and remarketing, with the aim of delivering customer experience, and environmental compliance services (ECS), focused on end-to-end solutions for addressing sustainability and regulatory compliance through data management, reporting and management of collective schemes across the globe, by coordinating the logistics of product and/or waste collection and recycling.

Reconomy is the UK’s market-leading provider of outsourced environmental services including recycling, waste and resource management. The acquisition of RLG by Reconomy creates a leading global presence in core disciplines and adds an entirely new capability within reverse logistics. This represents an important milestone in Reconomy’s long-term strategic plan to become the global leader in technology-enabled services to drive the circular economy.

Lincoln International acted as the exclusive mergers and acquisitions advisor to the sellers in this transaction and was instrumental throughout all aspects of the transaction from initial preparation through to the successful conclusion of final negotiations.

The parties have agreed not to disclose any financial terms of the transaction.

Monitor Clipper Partners Reverse Logistic Group Reconomy EMK Capital 2020
  • 2020
    Close Year
  • Business Services
    Industry
  • Private Equity
    Client Type
  • Strategic | Cross-border
    Transaction Type
  • USA | Germany | United Kingdom
    Countries
We are excited about partnering with Reconomy for the next stage of RLG’s successful development, and we would like to thank Lincoln International for their relentless dedication and extremely valuable advice as well as support throughout the process.
Patrick Wiedemann
Chief Executive Officer of Reverse Logistics Group

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