Case study

R. Thompson Trucking, Inc. has been acquired by RLJ Equity Partners LLC

R. Thompson Trucking, Inc., a portfolio company of Linx Partners, LLC, has been sold to RLJ Equity Partners, LLC (RLJ) for an undisclosed consideration.

R. Thompson Trucking, Inc. is a top provider of industrial logistics solutions, serving both commercial and governmental customers in the Mid-Atlantic region. With its market-leading fleet, the Company hauls a wide range of commodities, including aggregates, scrap metal and non-hazardous waste for customers in industries such as construction, industrial recycling and waste collection and disposal. Thompson Trucking's existing management team, including President and CEO Richard Thompson, will continue to serve in their current capacities.

RLJ is a middle-market private equity firm focused on generating long-term capital appreciation by investing in profitable and growing businesses led by strong management teams. Founded in 2006 by Robert L. Johnson in partnership with The Carlyle Group, RLJ originates structures and invests in traditional buy-outs, recapitalizations, and growth capital infusions.

Edward Leinss, Managing Director and Founder of Linx Partners, stated, “Linx Partners is pleased to realize another successful investment for the firm."

Oaklins' team in Cleveland served as the exclusive financial advisor to the seller in this transaction.


What our client said

Mr. Thompson reflected, “I appreciate Linx’s stewardship in helping to grow this company, and I am excited to team with RLJ to expand our presence in the Mid-Atlantic region and along the East Coast. I am grateful to the Oaklins' team for their leadership and role in executing this transaction.”

Tombstone image for R. Thompson Trucking, Inc.  has been acquired by RLJ Equity Partners LLC

Key deal contacts

Ralph M. Della Ratta, Jr.

United States

Managing Partner

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