C.H. Robinson Worldwide - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide M&A Summary

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

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Business Overview

Where is C.H. Robinson Worldwide headquartered?

C.H. Robinson Worldwide is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

What is C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s revenue?

C.H. Robinson Worldwide disclosed revenue of 17,596M USD for 2023 and 24,697M USD for 2022.

How many employees does C.H. Robinson Worldwide have?

C.H. Robinson Worldwide has 14,990 employees.

What sector is C.H. Robinson Worldwide in?

C.H. Robinson Worldwide is a transportation company.

When was C.H. Robinson Worldwide founded?

C.H. Robinson Worldwide was founded in 1905.

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) 683-2800
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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 22 1 1 - - - 24
vol $1.4B $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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