The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes and consumer\-goods editor and analyst Austin Smith discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Brendan and Austin discuss UPS's possible acquisition of TNT Express. The deal had been rumored for a while, and UPS has now offered 9 euros per share for the European company. TNT turned down the offer, but many think UPS will come back with a better one. The deal would not only give UPS increased express market share in Europe, but it would also help the company further tap into critical markets in China and Brazil. Find out what this deal would mean for the industry and UPS's competitors.

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