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Macquarie and Goldman Sachs buy Dutch terminal operator

Infrastructure funds managed by Macquarie and Goldman Sachs have sealed a deal to buy Dutch terminal operator HES International from owners Riverstone and The Carlyle Group.

HES International is one of Europe’s largest independent bulk handling companies, providing transhipment, storage, blending and processing services of dry bulk and liquid bulk products at 18 sites across eight countries.

No price was disclosed for the deal.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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