M&A Deal Summary

James Richardson & Sons Acquires Bison Transport

On January 5, 2021, James Richardson & Sons acquired transportation company Bison Transport

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is James Richardson & Sons’ 1st transaction in the Transportation sector.
  • This is James Richardson & Sons’ 1st transaction in Canada.
  • This is James Richardson & Sons’ 1st transaction in Manitoba.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-01-05
Target Bison Transport
Sector Transportation
Buyer(s) James Richardson & Sons
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition


Bison Transport

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Bison Transport, Inc. is a provider of the largest carrier services in Canada with over 3,700 employees and contractors operating a fleet of 2,100 tractors and 6,000 trailers throughout North America.

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James Richardson & Sons

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


Category Company
Founded 1857
Sector Diversified

James Richardson & Sons Ltd. is a private, family-owned and operated corporation involved in global agriculture and food processing, as well as energy exploration, transportation and marketing, financial services, insurance, and real estate. James Richardson & Sons Ltd. was founded in 1857 and is based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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