Nov 23, 2021

Freight Brokerages – November 2021

M&A Boom Continues in Freight Brokerage

Capstone Partners released its Freight Brokerage November 2021 Industry Update, reporting that deal activity has seen a substantial increase with many sophisticated strategic companies and investors taking a bullish view on the sector.

Notable transactions have come one after the other—including the merger of GlobalTranz and Worldwide Express, Uber Freight’s acquisition of Transplace, Cambridge Capital’s recapitalizations of Everest, ArcBest’s acquisition of MoLo, and The Jordan Company’s take-private acquisition of Echo Global. Even with the spot market in a strong bull run, extremely sophisticated logistics acquirers are placing big bets on brokerage. Capstone’s report outlines these major trends in detail and provides a window into valuations and activity.

Also included in this report:

  • A look at valuation trends across the middle market
  • What’s driving premium valuations for freight brokers
  • Deep dives into the most notable recent deals


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