C.H. Robinson Worldwide Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide has acquired 24 companies, including 6 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 12 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (75%) and distribution (9%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 12
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

C.H. Robinson Worldwide

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

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

C.H. Robinson Worldwide 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 Worldwide was founded in 1905 and is based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 19 1 - 2 1 1 24
vol $1.3B $47M $225M $1.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $303M $303M
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Combinex Holding B.V. 2021-05-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Oud-Beijerland, Netherlands · www.combinex.eu
Prime Distribution Services, Inc. 2020-01-28 225M USD Divestiture
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.pdsindy.com
Dema Service S.p.A. 2019-05-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Pescara, Italy · www.dematrasportiinternazionali.com
Space Cargo Group 2019-02-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.space-cargo.com
Milgram & Company Ltd. 2017-08-31 47M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.milgram.com
APC Logistics Pty Ltd. 2016-08-31 225M USD Add-on Acquisition
Port Melbourne, Australia · www.apclogistics.com.au
Freightquote.com, Inc. 2014-12-01 365M USD Add-on Acquisition
Kansas, Missouri · www.freightquote.com
T-Chek Systems, Inc. 2012-10-16 303M USD Divestiture
Eden Prairie, Minnesota · www.t-chek.com
Phoenix International, Inc. 2012-09-25 635M USD Add-on Acquisition
Largo, Maryland · www.phnx-international.com
Apreo Logistics SA 2012-09-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Warsaw, Poland · www.apreologistics.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Transportation 18 (75%) 1.0B (63%) - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (8%) 365M (23%) 1 (100%) 303M (100%)
Distribution 2 (8%) 225M (14%) - -
Food 1 (4%) - - -
Marketing 1 (4%) - - -
Total 24 $1.6B 1 $303M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 1.3B 1 303M
  California 3 - - -
  Minnesota 2 - 1 303M
  Indiana 2 325M - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  Missouri 1 365M - -
  Maryland 1 635M - -
Canada 2 47M - -
  Quebec 1 47M - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Italy 2 - - -
Australia 1 225M - -
China 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Poland 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 11 (46%) 1.3B (83%) 1 (100%) 303M (100%)
Cross-border 13 (54%) 272M (17%) - -
Total 24 $1.6B 1 $303M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.5B
< $100M 2 $147M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Phoenix International, Inc.
$635M (2012-09-25)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $303M
TOTAL $303M
Largest T-Chek Systems, Inc.
$303M (2012-10-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Strategic(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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