EGL’s CEO bids to acquire the company

EGL’s largest shareholder, the company’sfounder and chief executiveofficer James Crane, along with privateequity company, General Atlantic, havesubmitted a proposal to acquire all ofthe outstanding equity interests of EGLfor $36 per share in cash. Crane is Houston-based EGL’sbiggest shareholder, with 18 percent.EGL’s board of directors has formeda Special Committee of independentdirectors to review and evaluate theproposal. […]


EGL’s largest shareholder, the company’sfounder and chief executiveofficer James Crane, along with privateequity company, General Atlantic, havesubmitted a proposal to acquire all ofthe outstanding equity interests of EGLfor $36 per share in cash.

Crane is Houston-based EGL’sbiggest shareholder, with 18 percent.EGL’s board of directors has formeda Special Committee of independentdirectors to review and evaluate theproposal. However, the company hasmade it clear that no decision has beentaken in response to the offer.