Allied Buys Worldwide Express

Allied Capital has acquired Worldwide Express Inc., a U.S. reseller of DHL express and ground shipping services to the small and medium-sized business market. Allied provided $15.7 million in equity and subordinated notes, while “third-party lenders” provided the senior financing and majority of subordinated notes. Fidus Partners advised Worldwide Express on the deal. www.alliedcapital.com www.wwex.com