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The boards of directors of GXO Logistics, Inc. (“GXO”) and Clipper Logistics plc (“Clipper”) are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash and share acquisition by which the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Clipper will be acquired by GXO (the “Acquisition”).

– Under the terms of the Acquisition, Clipper Shareholders will be entitled to receive: For each Clipper Share: 690 pence in cash


0.0359 New GXO Shares

– Based on the Agreed Value of a GXO share, the Acquisition values each Clipper Share at 920 pence and values Clipper’s existing issued and to be issued share capital at approximately £965 million on a fully diluted basis.

– The Agreed Value of a GXO share is determined by GXO’s trailing 3-month volume weighted average price of US$86.20 and the trailing 3-month average USD/GBP exchange rate of 0.7432. On this basis, 0.0359 New GXO Shares is equivalent to 230 pence and accordingly, together with 690 pence in cash, the Acquisition values each Clipper Share at 920 pence.

The full statement can be found here.

Our recent coverage, dated 21 February, is here: “GXO goes for Clipper in luxurious deal-making“.

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