Roadrunner Transportation Systems Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Transportation Company

Roadrunner Transportation Systems 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 Systems’ 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 Systems has acquired in 18 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (93%) and distribution (4%).

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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 Systems, Inc.

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

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. 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 Systems was founded in 2005 and is based in Downers Grove, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 27 - - - - 1 28
vol $560M $560M
Sell (1.0/yr) # - 1 - 2 2 - 5
vol $95M $81M $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
  Wisconsin 2 10M - -
  New Hampshire 2 7M - -
  Nebraska 2 - - -
  Arkansas 2 51M - -
  Texas 1 35M 1 -
  Minnesota 1 11M 1 30M
  Georgia 1 20M 1 51M
  South Dakota 1 24M - -
  South Carolina 1 9M - -
  Missouri 1 66M - -
  Michigan 1 115M - -
  Massachusetts 1 8M - -
  Kansas 1 11M - -
  Illinois 1 14M - -
  Arizona 1 1M - -
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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