C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

14701 Charlson Road,
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347
United States,
(952) 937-8500

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. is a third party logistics (3PL) provider. C.H. Robinson provides freight transportation and logistics, outsourcing solutions, produce sourcing, and information services to over 45,000 customers through a network of offices in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. C.H. Robinson was formed in 1905 and is based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 17 - - 1 1 - 19
vol $735M $365M $225M $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $303M $303M

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$635M (2012-11-01)
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Largest T-Chek Systems, Inc.
$303M (2012-10-16)

According to our data here at Mergr, C.H. Robinson Worldwide has acquired 19 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Phoenix International for $635M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold T-Chek Systems to Electronic Funds Source for $303M. C.H. Robinson Worldwide has acquired in 6 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (69%) and internet software and services (11%).

When analyzing the transportation sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 207 transportation companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 10 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic transportation acquirer over the past 3 years is AGRO Merchants Group, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the transportation sector over the past 3 years is Abraaj Capital Ltd. with 4 platform acquisitions.

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