XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: XPO) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 6,000,000 shares of its common stock, subject to market and other conditions. XPO expects to grant the underwriters in the offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 900,000 shares of its common stock. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities and Jefferies & Company, Inc. will act as joint book-running managers for the offering. XPO intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include potential acquisitions.
The shares are being offered pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement that has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). A preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus related to the offering, when available, may be obtained by contacting Morgan Stanley, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014-4606, telephone: (866) 718-1649 (toll free), email: email@example.com, Deutsche Bank Securities, Attention: Prospectus Department, Harborside Financial Center, 100 Plaza One, Jersey City, New Jersey 07311, telephone: (800) 503-4611 (toll free), email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Jefferies & Company, Inc., Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY, 10022, telephone: (877) 547-6340 (toll free), email: Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About XPO Logistics, Inc.Founded in 1989, XPO Logistics, Inc. is a non-asset based, third-party logistics provider of freight transportation services that uses a network of relationships with ground, sea and air carriers to find the best transportation solutions for its customers. The company offers its services through three distinct business units: expedited transportation (Express-1, Inc.); freight forwarding (Concert Group Logistics, Inc.); and freight brokerage. XPO Logistics serves more than 4,000 retail, commercial, manufacturing and industrial customers through seven U.S. operations centers and 23 agent locations.