Arkansas Best to Buy Panther Expedited Services in $180 Million Deal by Lance Turner Posted 6/14/2012 07:43 am Updated 6 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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.