Mergers & Acquisitions

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July 8, 2013

Epes Carriers Merges Epes Transport System and Texas Star

Epes Carriers Inc., of Greensboro, N.C., announced the merger of its two asset-based trucking subsidiaries, Epes Transport System of Greensboro, and Texas Star Express of Rockwall, Texas.

July 2, 2013

Charlesbank Capital Partners Makes Investment in Trojan Battery Company

Charlesbank Capital Partners announced that it has made an investment in Trojan Battery Co., a global manufacturer of deep-cycle lead acid batteries.

June 28, 2013

Westport Acquires Clean Energy's Natural Gas Vehicle Business

Westport Innovations Inc. announced that it has acquired BAF Technologies Inc. and its subsidiary, ServoTech Engineering Inc., which are both subsidiaries of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. for $25 million in Westport stock.

June 13, 2013

Odyssey Acquires Hawaii Intermodal Tank Transport

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. announced that, through its affiliate, OL&T FoodTrans LLC, OL&T has acquired the bulk liquid food products transportation business of Palmetto, Fla.-based Hawaii Intermodal Tank Transport.

June 13, 2013

Apollo Tyres to Acquire Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Apollo Tyres Ltd and Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement under which a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apollo will acquire Cooper in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2.5 billion.

June 11, 2013

IHS to Acquire R.L. Polk for $1.4 billion

IHS Inc., a global source of critical information and analytics, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire R.L. Polk & Co., a company that provides automotive information and analytics solutions, including those for commercial trucks for $1.4 billion.

May 31, 2013

5 Things to do Now to Increase Your Company's Value

Whether you want to sell your company in a year, five years, even 10 years and beyond, there are five steps you need to take right now that will maximize your company’s value. Proper preparation will enhance the value of your company, make the transaction flow more smoothly, and avoid pitfalls that often terminate transactions midstream.

May 28, 2013

New Equity Partner for Transplace

Third-party logistics company Transplace has selected the New York-based private investment firm Greenbriar Equity Group as its new equity partner. Greenbriar acquired Transplace from an affiliate of CI Capital Partners, who joined with Transplace management in 2009 to buy the company from its original owners.

May 22, 2013

Celadon Expands Canadian Presence

Celadon Trucking Services announced it will acquire Hyndman Transport Limited, based in Wroxeter, Ontario, Canada.

May 16, 2013

Rush Enterprises Acquires Assets of Piedmont International Trucks

Rush Enterprises Inc. announced that its subsidiaries have acquired certain assets of Piedmont International Trucks, which operates commercial truck dealerships in North Carolina.

May 7, 2013

Roadrunner Buys Southeast Intermodal Firm

The asset-light and logistics service provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems says it has acquired all of the outstanding stock and the Charleston, S.C., property of Wando Trucking, a provider of intermodal transportation and related services in the Southeast.

May 6, 2013

CRST Buys Allied Special Products Division

CRST International says its purchase of Allied's Special Products Division will create the most extensive network of specialized distribution centers in North America.

April 11, 2013

Five Key Facts About Selling A Transportation Company

Today, succession planning is not just about having a plan in place for your eventual retirement, or in case you unexpectedly kick the bucket. You may end up selling your company. Here are five key things to keep in mind.

April 3, 2013

Continental Express Expands in Texas with Acquisition

Texas-based refrigerated carrier Continental Express has purchased the assets of Ohio company Ranger Refrigerated Express for an undisclosed amount.

March 18, 2013

Timken Acquires Interlube Systems

The Timken Co. announced its acquisition of Interlube Systems Ltd., which makes and markets automated lubrication delivery systems and related components to end market sectors including commercial vehicles, construction, mining, and heavy and general industries.

March 14, 2013

AMP Electric Vehicles to Acquire Assets of Workhorse From Navistar

AMP Holding Inc., through a newly formed subsidiary, Amp Trucks Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Workhorse brand, logo, IP, patents, and assembly plant from Workhorse Custom Chassis LLC, a wholly owned affiliate of Navistar International Corp.

March 4, 2013

Fleet acquisitions trending upward

The industry has seen a growing number of fleet acquisitions and mergers in the past few months, and many believe this is part of a growing trend. The trend of fleet acquisitions is cyclical, according to Lana Batts, managing partner with Transport Capital Partners, which helps fleets negotiate such deals. “I believe we are just at the beginning of the cycle,” Batts said.

February 5, 2013

Eberhart Capital Acquires Poling Express

Continuing its strategy of acquiring trucking companies with distinguished reputations, strong customer bases, and long-term growth opportunities, Eberhart Capital LLC has agreed to acquire Poling Transportation Inc. (now Poling Express LLC) in a stock and cash transaction.

February 5, 2013

Polar Acquire Beall Parts and Service

Polar Corp. announced that it has acquired the assets of Beall Transport Equipment Co., the aftermarket parts and service division of Beall Corp.

February 4, 2013

The Carlyle Group Acquires DuPont Performance Coatings

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group L.P. has completed its acquisition of DuPont Performance Coatings for $4.9 billion and announced that the company is being renamed Axalta Coating Systems.

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