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Accell, Dutch, electric bike, Group, Haibike, Netherlands, Pon, value -

Amsterdam-listed Accell Group (home of Haibike and Raleigh) has pulled the plug off talks with private Dutch transportation group Pon Holdings stating the offer failed to provide “adequate recognition of the future value Accell Group can create independently”. The original offer valued Accell at €845m. Hielke Sybesma, interim chairman of Accell, said, ‘Having studied every important aspect of the offer, the supervisory board and the executive board have come to the joint conclusion that Pon Holding’s offer does not sufficiently reflect the future value creation of Accell Group and the expected synergies. It has also become clear that the offer...

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Accell, cycling, electric bike, Haibike, Nottingham, Raleigh, transport -

We obviously know the resurgence behind the Raleigh brand here at Electric Bikes Kent as we stock Raleigh electric bikes, as well as brands owned by parent company Accell (Haibike, Winora, Diamondback, Lapierre). It's always nice to see such a detailed, encouraging article in the mainstream press though, and you don't get much better than the Nottingham Post. Reporter Dan Robinson has done a great job of explaining why Raleigh is on the up. With Raleigh’s market share estimated at between 35 and 40 percent - growing its own sales by 70 percent in 2016 - but as the overall market is...

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