M&A Deal Summary

XPO Acquires Norbert Dentressangle SA

On April 29, 2015, XPO acquired transportation company Norbert Dentressangle SA for 3.6B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is XPO’s 10th transaction in the Transportation sector.
  • This is XPO’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is XPO’s 1st transaction in France.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-04-29
Target Norbert Dentressangle SA
Sector Transportation
Buyer(s) XPO
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 3.6B USD
Advisor(s) Rothschild Global Advisory
J.P. Morgan Securities (Financial)
Bredin Prat (Legal)

Target

Norbert Dentressangle SA

Lyon, France
website
Norbert Dentressangle SA provides transport services in Europe.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

XPO

Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

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Category Company
Founded 2000
Sector Transportation
Employees108,000
Revenue 7.7B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION
XPO office in Charlotte, North Carolina.
XPO office in Charlotte, North Carolina.

XPO is a provider of transportation and logistics solutions. XPO's transportation services include truck brokerage and transportation, less-than-truckload, intermodal, highly-engineered supply chain solutions, contract logistics, last mile, expedite, global forwarding and managed transportation. XPO was founded in 2000 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 14 of 17
Sector (Transportation) 10 of 13
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 13 of 15
Country (France) 1 of 1
Year (2015) 2 of 4
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 10
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