Sector expertise

An experienced management team

The MET team all have 'diesel in the blood'.

We have extensive and wide-ranging senior management experience of passenger transport markets in the UK, Germany, Ireland, Belgium, Scandinavia, Turkey and North America, and have managed a variety of bus, rail, coach, tramway and light rail businesses.

UK EU North America Australia
Bus
Coach
Tram/ Light rail
Heavy rail

The MET team have held senior management, operational, M+A and finance roles across a range of organisations including First Group plc, Greyhound Lines, Stagecoach Holdings plc, National Express Group plc, Arriva plc and Abellio GmbH.

Our core skills

We only invest in markets and business models that we thoroughly understand, and where we can deploy skills proven in relevant international markets to the evolving situation in Germany:

  • Delivering operational excellence
  • Optimising unit costs
  • Minimising overheads
  • Managing operational risks
  • Delivering high-quality and reliable services to corporate customers and passengers
  • Contract bidding and resource planning
  • Understanding contract and network profitability
  • Managing M+A processes
  • Understanding heavily regulated markets

Our decentralised approach: local markets, local brands

We work closely with local management teams who have a vision for profitable growth in their regional markets.

Passenger transport is a local business. We believe in the value of strong, stable management teams who are firmly rooted in their local areas and who understand their markets, communities and customers.

We believe in the value of strong, well-respected local brands.