Arkansas Best to Buy Panther Expedited Services in $180 Million Deal by Lance Turner Posted 6/14/2012 07:43 am Updated 5 years ago Arkansas Best Corp of Fort Smith agrees to buy Panther Expedited Services Inc. from Fenway Partners LLC, a private equity firm, in a deal worth about $180 million. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.