Feed Co. Westway Group Goes Private In $419M Deal With EQT

Law360, New York (December 21, 2012, 5:12 PM EST) -- Liquid feed maker Westway Group Inc., which manages 25 bulk liquid storage terminals around the world that hold everything from biodiesel to molasses, has agreed to be taken private by Swedish private equity firm EQT for $419 million, the companies announced on Thursday.

At the same time, Westway has worked out a deal to sell most of its major assets to an affiliate of British agricultural commodities company ED&F Man Holdings Ltd. — currently Nasdaq-listed Westway's biggest shareholder — for a total of $115 million, according...
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