The year 2016 started well for us

About Universal Transport

Universal Transport is an internationally acting logistics company with its head quarter in the city of Paderborn/Germany. With its 600 employees and a fleet of 350 vehicles Universal Transport is among the leading companies in the heavy duty logistics industry. The company has 21 subsidiaries in Germany and Europe. Elaborating the adequate logistics concepts Universal Transport is working as global logistics specialist for renowned companies and is carrying out their oversize and heavy duty transports.

About Züst & Bachmeier Project GmbH

Züst & Bachmeier Project GmbH is a mid-cap logistics company specialised in planning and carrying out transports of complete industrial plants as well as components and machinery. With an expertise of more than 100 years Züst & Bachmeier Project GmbH has gained an excellent standing in the international project business. The company has branch offices in Düsseldorf, Iphofen, Russia and Malaysia. Near its head quarter in Nuremberg/Germany the company runs a heavy duty logistics centre including more than 12,000 sq. m store area and a special heavy lifting bridge with 600 tons maximal load.

About the sellers

The managing partners Joachim Bisch and Karl-Heinz Webersberger planned their succession in due time and in a way responding to the mid-cap size of the company and creating synergies to secure the further existence of the company and the interests of its employees. Actually, the sellers are still working as CEO’s. In the future they are ready to act as advisors to the company.


Since 1989 HT FINANZ initiates, structures and manages national and international M&A-transactions for mid-cap companies and closed more than 250 projects. HT FINANZ relies on cooperation partners in 40 countries and is actually focusing on small cap targets.

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