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XPO LOGISTICS, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Financial Statements and Exhibits

August 26, 2014

Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On August 25, 2014, XPO Logistics, Inc. ("XPO") completed its previously announced private placement of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 7.875% senior notes due September 1, 2019 (the "Notes"). The Notes were issued pursuant to an indenture dated as of August 25, 2014 (the "Indenture") among XPO and the Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee.

The Notes were offered in the United States only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and, outside the United States, only to non-U.S. investors pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes will not be registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent an effective registration statement or an applicable exemption from registration requirements or a transaction not subject to the registration requirements of the Securities Act or any state securities laws.

The Notes will bear interest at a rate of 7.875% per annum payable semiannually, in cash in arrears, on March 1 and September 1 of each year, commencing March 1, 2015 and maturing on September 1, 2019.

XPO intends to use the proceeds of this offering, together with cash on hand, to finance the purchase price of the previously announced acquisition of New Breed Holding Company ("New Breed") and pay related transaction fees and expenses. The proceeds from the Notes will be held in escrow until the closing of the New Breed acquisition, and XPO is obligated to redeem the Notes if the New Breed acquisition is not completed by January 29, 2015.

Following release of the proceeds of the Notes from escrow, the Notes will be guaranteed by each of XPO's direct and indirect wholly-owned restricted subsidiaries (other than certain excluded subsidiaries) that are obligors under, or guarantee obligations under, XPO's existing credit agreement (or certain replacements thereof) or guarantee certain capital markets indebtedness of XPO or any guarantor of the Notes. The Notes and the guarantees thereof will be unsecured, unsubordinated indebtedness of XPO and the guarantors.

The Indenture contains certain customary covenants and events of default (subject in certain cases to customary grace and cure periods).

The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Indenture, which is filed as Exhibit 4.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation

The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit Description of Document 4.1 Indenture, dated as of August 25, 2014, between XPO Logistics, Inc. and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee

Forward-looking Statements

This Current Report on Form 8-K includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terms such as "anticipate," "estimate," "believe," "continue," "could," "intend," "may," "plan," "potential," "predict," "should," "will," "expect," "objective," "projection," "forecast," "goal," "guidance," "outlook," "effort," "target" or the negative of these terms or other comparable terms. However, the absence of these words does not mean that the statements are not forward-looking. These forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions and analyses made by us in light of our experience and our perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors we believe are appropriate in the circumstances.

These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions that may cause actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause or contribute to a material difference include, but are not limited to, those discussed in XPO's filings with the SEC and the following: economic conditions generally; competition; XPO's ability to find suitable acquisition candidates and execute its acquisition strategy; the expected impact of XPO's pending acquisition of New Breed, including the expected impact on XPO's results of operations; the ability to obtain the requisite regulatory approvals and the satisfaction of other conditions to consummation of the New Breed transaction; the ability to realize anticipated synergies and cost savings with respect to acquired companies; XPO's ability to raise debt and equity capital; XPO's ability to attract and retain key employees to execute its growth strategy, including New Breed's management team; litigation, including litigation related to alleged misclassification of independent contractors; the ability to develop and implement a suitable information technology system; the ability to maintain positive relationships with XPO's networks of third-party transportation providers; the ability to retain XPO's and acquired companies' largest customers; XPO's ability to successfully integrate New Breed and other acquired businesses; rail and other network changes; weather and other service disruptions; and governmental regulation. All forward-looking statements set forth in this report are qualified by these cautionary statements and there can be no assurance that the actual results or developments anticipated will be realized or, even if substantially realized, that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on, XPO or its businesses or operations. Forward-looking statements set forth in this document speak only as of the date hereof, and XPO undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances, changes in expectations or the occurrence of unanticipated events except to the extent required by law.


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