Transportation Insight

BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Gryphon Investors on its Majority Investment in Transportation Insight

Transaction summary

On September 4, 2018, Gryphon Investors (“Gryphon”), a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it made a majority investment in Transportation Insight, LLC (“Transportation Insight” or the “Company”), a leading asset-light provider of enterprise logistics and transportation brokerage services. Gryphon replaced Charlotte-based private equity firm Ridgemont Equity Partners as Transportation Insight’s majority owner. BB&T Capital Markets served as exclusive financial advisor to Gryphon.
 
Transportation Insight is a North American-focused provider of tech-enabled enterprise logistics and freight brokerage solutions. It currently helps manage approximately $4 billion of annual transportation-related spend for over 1,500 clients, with expertise across a range of industries and end markets.

About the companies

Transportation Insight, LLC

Transportation Insight is a multi-modal, lead logistics provider with approximately $4 billion of annual transportation-related spend under management. For nearly 20 years, the Enterprise Logistics Solutions Provider has partnered with manufacturers, retailers and distributors to achieve significant cost savings, reduce cycle times, and improve customer satisfaction rates by providing customized supply chain solutions. Transportation Insight offers a Co-managed Logistics® form of 3PL, carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment services, state-of-the-art transportation management system (TMS) applications, parcel technology platform (audit, engineering, advanced analytics), and business intelligence.

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Gryphon Investors

Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management. For 23 consecutive quarters, Gryphon has been ranked in Preqin’s prestigious quarterly PE report as one of North America’s top-decile buyout firms based on consistency of strong investment returns. Managing over $4 billion of equity investments and capital since 1997, the firm has an extensive track record of leading equity investments of $50 million to $200 million per portfolio company with sales ranging from approximately $100 million to $500 million. Gryphon prioritizes investment opportunities where it can form strong partnerships with owners and executives to build leading companies, utilizing Gryphon’s capital, specialized professional resources, and operational expertise.

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Logistics & Transportation

Our Logistics & Transportation Team provides comprehensive investment banking services across eight industry segments and is one of the most active advisors in the middle-market.

Since 2010, our Logistics & Transportation Team has closed more than 40 sell-side M&A transactions and 60 public debt and equity offerings.

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