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Aramex Expands Global Footprint with Acquisition of Fastway Limited

Dubai UAE
January 21,2016

In a recent expansion of its global presence, Aramex, a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, today announced its acquisition of Fastway Limited (Fastway Couriers), a leading courier service provider headquartered in New Zealand. The deal is Aramex second acquisition in the Asia-Pacific region to date and involves a 100 per cent buyout of the company business in New Zealand and Australia for NZD $125.277 million(Approximately AED293.650 million).

Established in New Zealand in 1983, Fastway Couriers' global network includes 63 regional depots and 1,500 courier franchisees across Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Northern Ireland and South Africa. With more than 250 franchise partners across New Zealand alone, the company transports 16 million parcels globally to 75,000 customers each year. Its courier franchisees offer cost effective, reliable and fast delivery services and are supported by the latest innovative technologies and online parcel track and trace facilities.