Press Release

Kirkland Advises Daseke on $1.1 Billion Acquisition by TFI International

Kirkland & Ellis is advising North American transportation solutions specialist Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) on its acquisition by transportation and logistics company TFI International Inc. (NYSE and TSX: TFII) in an all-cash transaction that values Daseke at an enterprise value of $1.1 billion. The acquisition was announced on December 22, 2023. Daseke common stockholders will receive $8.30 per share in cash. The transaction is expected to close during the second quarter of 2024 subject to Daseke common stockholder approval, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

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The Kirkland team is being led by corporate partner Jennifer Gasser and associate Brittany Scheier with assistance from corporate partners David Feirstein and Douglas Bacon; capital markets partner Lanchi Huynh; and executive compensation partner Stephen Jacobson.