Industry Update: Warehousing, Transportation and Logistics M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018

For 2018 YTD, strategic buyers have accounted for all of the Warehousing, Transportation and Logistics M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 92% of the transactions.

Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:

– Blackstone acquires Gramercy Property Trust for $7.5 billion.

– Prologis acquired DCT Industrial Trust for $8.4 billion.

– Kirby Corporation acquired Higman Marine, Inc. for $419 million.

– Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG); MBK USA Commercial Vehicles Inc. acquired Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. for approximately $670 million.

– EQT Partners AB acquired Global Gateway South Terminal for approximately $820 million.

– Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) acquired Navig8 Product Tankers Inc. for approximately $1.18 billion.

– Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX) acquired Swift Transportation Company (NYSE:SWFT) for approximately $2.97 billion.

– Grupo México Transportes S.A. de C.V. acquired Florida East Coast Holdings Corp. for approximately $2.1 billion.

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