Roadrunner Transportation - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Roadrunner Transportation M&A Summary

Roadrunner Transportation has acquired 28 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Roadrunner Transportation’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Active Aero Group Holdings for $115M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2020, when it sold Prime Distribution Services to C.H. Robinson Worldwide for $225M. Roadrunner Transportation has acquired in 18 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (93%) and distribution (4%).

Roadrunner Transportation Business Overview

Where is Roadrunner Transportation headquartered?

Roadrunner Transportation is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.

What is Roadrunner Transportation’s revenue?

Roadrunner Transportation disclosed revenue of 1,848M USD for 2019 and 2,216M USD for 2018.

How many employees does Roadrunner Transportation have?

Roadrunner Transportation has 3,600 employees.

What sector is Roadrunner Transportation in?

Roadrunner Transportation is a transportation company.

When was Roadrunner Transportation founded?

Roadrunner Transportation was founded in 2005.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity33
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 1

Roadrunner Transportation

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.

1431 Opus Place Suite 530,
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
United States,
(414) 615-1500
www.rrts.com

Roadrunner Transportation is an asset-light transportation and supply chain solutions provider offering a full suite of services, including less-than-truckload, truckload, temperature-controlled, intermodal, expedited, and domestic and international air. Roadrunner Transportation was founded in 2005 and is based in Downers Grove, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 27 - 1 - - - 28
vol $560M $560M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 3 2 - - - - 5
vol $176M $225M $401M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Peloton Foods, Inc. 2021-03-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Encinitas, California · www.jojebar.com
Stagecoach Carthage & Distribution LLC 2020-04-01 - Divestiture
El Paso, Texas · www.stagecoachcartage.com
Prime Distribution Services, Inc. 2020-01-28 225M USD Divestiture
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.pdsindy.com
D&E Transport, Inc. 2019-12-09 30M USD Unknown
Clearwater, Minnesota · www.detransportinc.com
Roadrunner Intermodal Services LLC 2019-11-05 51M USD Divestiture
Peachtree City, Georgia
Unitrans International Corp. 2017-08-17 95M USD Divestiture
Inglewood, California · www.unitrans-us.com
Stagecoach Carthage & Distribution LLC 2015-07-28 35M USD Add-on Acquisition
El Paso, Texas · www.stagecoachcartage.com
Active Aero Group Holdings, Inc. 2014-08-27 115M USD Add-on Acquisition
Belleville, Michigan · www.activeaero.com
Integrated Services, Inc. 2014-07-21 13M USD Add-on Acquisition
Kokomo, Indiana · www.isiwarehouse.com
Unitrans International Corp. 2014-03-14 56M USD Add-on Acquisition
Inglewood, California · www.unitrans-us.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Transportation 26 (93%) 560M (100%) 4 (80%) 176M (44%)
Distribution 1 (4%) - 1 (20%) 225M (56%)
Food 1 (4%) - - -
Total 28 $560M 5 $401M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 27 560M 5 401M
  California 4 67M 1 95M
  Indiana 3 111M 1 225M
  Arkansas 2 51M - -
  Wisconsin 2 10M - -
  New Hampshire 2 7M - -
  Nebraska 2 - - -
  Texas 1 35M 1 -
  Minnesota 1 11M 1 30M
  Georgia 1 20M 1 51M
  Arizona 1 1M - -
  South Dakota 1 24M - -
  South Carolina 1 9M - -
  Missouri 1 66M - -
  Michigan 1 115M - -
  Massachusetts 1 8M - -
  Kansas 1 11M - -
  Illinois 1 14M - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
Domestic 27 (96%) 560M (100%) 5 (100%) 401M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (4%) - - -
Total 28 $560M 5 $401M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BMO Capital Markets
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $115M
< $100M 21 $445M
TOTAL $560M
Largest Active Aero Group Holdings, Inc.
$115M (2014-08-27)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $225M
< $100M 3 $176M
TOTAL $401M
Largest Prime Distribution Services, Inc.
$225M (2020-01-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
3 (11%)
Strategic(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
80%
4 (80%)

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