G&W completes Freightliner acquisition [IRJ]

Date: 27/03/2015

GENESEE & Wyoming (G&W) confirmed on March 25 that it has completed the £492m acquisition of approximately 94% of Freightliner Group, Britain, from Arcapita and other shareholders, plus approximately £19m of net debt and capitalised leases. [From Richard Buckby]

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