XPO Solidifies North American Position in Logistics Market With $3B Cash and Debt Deal for Con-Way

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Marking the latest in a string of deals this year so far, XPO Logistics Inc. (XPO) announced late Wednesday a $3 billion cash and debt deal to acquire Con-Way Inc. (CNW). Terms of the deal call for Greenwich, Conn.-based XPO to pay $47.60 per share for Con-way, a premium of 32% to the target's Tuesday close.

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These words spoken by the founder of FREJA 30 years ago still form the basis of everything we do in FREJA. We take pride in offering our customers a reliable personal service and the most flexible and efficient transport, logistics and warehousing solutions in the marked adding value to the customer’s business - because we know that the success of our customers is crucial to our own success.

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These words spoken by the founder of FREJA 30 years ago still form the basis of everything we do in FREJA. We take pride in offering our customers a reliable personal service and the most flexible and efficient transport, logistics and warehousing solutions in the marked adding value to the customer’s business - because we know that the success of our customers is crucial to our own success.

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