Deal Expands Critical First and Last Mile Slack Coal Transport Network
SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 21, 2022 — MingZhu Logistics Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: YGMZ) (the “MingZhu” or “Company”), a leading trucking service provider, today announced it has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (the “SPA”) to acquire Feipeng Global Limited (the “Feipeng”), a services provider of slack coal transportation for the “first and last mile” by road-railway intermodal system in Xinjiang, China. The acquisition is valued at approximately US$15 million and is expected to be immediately accretive to MingZhu’s revenue, gross margin and net income. The transaction is subject to the conditions that are customary for transactions of this type.
Under terms of the SPA, MingZhu acquired 100% of Feipeng for approximately US$15 million, of which US$10 million will be paid in cash upon closing in form of cash. Feipeng shall receive a certain number of shares valued at approximately US$5 million if it achieves a targeted net income of US$2.4 million during the calendar year 2023.
Mr. Jinlong Yang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MingZhu Logistics Holdings Limited, commented, “This is a material transaction for us, which gives us higher confidence in our growth prospects over the coming year. We are excited to have the Feipeng team to join the Mingzhu family. There are immediate synergies between our two companies and the financial terms were compelling. Feipeng is known as a market leader in large cargo transportation networks. Our mutual focus on increased sustainability and efficiency for the logistics supply chain are directly aligned as we will now work together to execute Mingzhu’s Scale strategy. We were impressed with the Feipeng team and look forward to working more closely together as part of our commitment to continued innovation. Our priority is to create a faster, even more efficient, intermodal transportation system to better serve key commerce centers, like Xinjiang. This will allow us to better facilitate bulk transfer by road to rail, as well to as to ship coal by containers to increase improve the transport capacity.”
Founded in July 2014, Feipeng Logistics provides integrated solutions to the logistics supply chain that reduce costs and increase efficiency. Feipeng Logistics is based in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region, a strategically important location for manufacturing and commerce.
About MingZhu Logistics Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: YGMZ)
Established in 2002 and headquartered in Shenzhen, China, MingZhu Logistics Holdings Limited is a 4A-rated professional trucking service provider. Based on the Company’s regional logistics terminals in Guangdong Province, MingZhu Logistics Holdings offers tailored solutions to our clients to deliver their goods through our network density and broad geographic coverage across the country by a combination of self-owned fleets tractors and trailers and subcontractors’ fleets. For more information, please visit ir.szygmz.com.
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