Pioneer Railcorp... to be Acquired by BRX Transportation Holdings

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Pioneer Railcorp... to be Acquired by BRX Transportation Holdings

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PEORIA, Ill., May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Railcorp (OTC: PRRR, "Pioneer"), a railroad holding company that owns short-line railroads and several other railroad-related businesses including a railroad equipment company and a contract switching services company, and BRX Transportation Holdings, LLC ("BRX"), an entity formed by Brookhaven Rail Partners ("Brookhaven") and Related Infrastructure ("Related"), announced entry into a definitive merger agreement under which BRX will acquire Pioneer for $18.81 per share in cash. The agreement, which has been unanimously approved by Pioneer's independent directors, represents a premium of approximately 100.7% over Pioneer's closing stock price on May 16, 2019, the last trading day prior to the announcement of the transaction.
Under the terms of the merger agreement, BRX will acquire through merger all of the outstanding shares of Pioneer's Class A common stock. Shareholders other than Pioneer's subsidiary, Heartland Rail Investments LLC, will receive $18.81 per share in cash and the Heartland shares will be canceled without consideration.
About Pioneer
Pioneer Railcorp is the parent company of 17 short-line common carrier railroad operations, an equipment leasing company, two service companies and a contract services switching company. Pioneer and its subsidiaries operate in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. For more information on Pioneer, please visit
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