Status Realised (2019)
- Sector transport
- Vehicle AEIF1
- Investment Year 2009
- Country Europe-wide, China, Turkey
- Ownership 21.2%
- GRESB 2018 8th out of 8 Diversified European Infrastruture Assets
- Employees c.2,500
- Ports 26 Terminals
- Freight Volume - 2018 c.55 Mt
Euroports' operations are strategically located with over 485 hectares of long term port concessions and 31km of quay length.
Arcus saw Euroports' diversification as a critical factor in giving the business the resilience we seek from infrastructure investments.
In China, Euroports built an integrated hub-and-spoke model with large hub terminals at the entrance of the Yangtze and Pearl rivers, achieving a leading position by providing pulp delivery to mills on both the coast and inland, adding a Chinese presence to serve key clients of its European terminals.
- Trade volumes growth supported by a positive economic outlook in Europe, with specific positive dynamics for key commodities for Euroports.
- Global demand for paper and paperboard is expected to grow to 482 Mt in 2030, driven by packaging (e-commerce), tissue and hygiene products.
- Global annual consumption of sugar is expected to increase to 1.5Mt by 2019; driven by growth in APAC, the Middle East and Africa.
- In June 2019, the Fund completed the sale of its entire stake in Euroports following a extensive sale process
- Wide footprint of 26 port terminals stretching across 7 European countries, Turkey and China, complemented by a global forwarding company.
- Long-term concession profile with key concessions expiring in 30+ years and established track record of concession extensions.
- Euroports’ integrated maritime supply chain solutions are supported by its terminal network, transport capabilities and modern global IT systems.
- The group handles c.55-60Mt of bulk, breakbulk, liquid and containerized goods across multiple industries.
- Strategic locations and long-term relationships with leading industry customers create barriers to entry and high switching costs.