PAI Partners Acquires World Freight Company International

May 11, 2018

Willkie London and Paris represent PAI Partners on the acquisition alongside Baring Private Equity Asia of World Freight Company International, the global leader in the General Sales and Service Agent market.

A cross-border Willkie deal team advised on the acquisition alongside Baring Private Equity Asia of World Freight Company International (WFCI), the global leader in the General Sales and Service Agent market, from Greenbriar Equity Group.

World Freight Company International is the global leading General Sales and Service Agent providing outsourced management of sales and marketing of cargo capacity on behalf of airlines. WFCI exclusively markets and manages cargo freight capacity for more than 200 airline customers on more than 16 000 routes serving every major air cargo market globally. WFCI manages more than €1.3 billion of freight annually with over 1,100 employees in more than 200 offices worldwide.

Willkie’s cross-border deal team was led by partners Claire McDaid and Christophe Garaud and included partner Judith Harger and national partner Faustine Viala.