Case Studies


Private Equity Acquisition
Mountain States based Carrier hauling refrigerated food products. 100 trucks and 150 trailers. Company was sold to a CA based Private Equity Group. $6 million transaction.

Debt Recapitalization
Midwest based Last Mile Carrier. Clarke handled the debt recapitalization of this $14 million Company.

Private Equity Acquisition
Midwest Based Carrier hauling Food Grade Corn Syrup. 100 trucks and 140 liquid bulk trailers. The Company was sold to a Michigan based Private Equity Fund. $25 million transaction.

Private Equity Acquisition
Midwest Based Carrier hauling Food Grade products and aggregates in two separate divisions. 170 Trucks and 250 trailers. Company was sold to an Atlanta based Private Equity Group. $35 million transaction.

Private Equity Acquisition
Mountain States based Carrier hauling refrigerated food products and aggregates. 90 trucks and 130 trailers. Company was sold to a LA based Private Equity Group. $5 million transaction.

Private Sale
Mountain States intermodal carrier hauling general freight containers. 70 trucks and 120 chassis. Clarke handled the sale of the Company. $8 million transaction.

Strategic Acquisition
Midwest Based Carrier hauling primarily auto parts cross border from Mexico to Canada and the US. Company was sold to Midwest Carrier in the same industry. $12 million transaction.

Local Strategic Acquisition
Midwest Based Carrier hauling Food Grade products including chocolate, molasses and bulk corn products. Company was sold to a local buyer in a related business after a nationwide effort. $4 million transaction.

Debt Recapitalization
Midwest based Carrier hauling heavy equipment and parts for the manufacture of heavy equipment. Clarke handled the debt recapitalization of the 700 trucks, 1200 trailer, 60-year-old firm. $25 million transaction.

Private Sale
Pacific based 3PL offering warehousing and regional delivery services in addition to the brokerage of key accounts in the electronics industry. Clarke handled the sale of this 90 truck, 750,000 sq. ft. warehousing company. $12 million transaction.

Private Sale
Mountain States Refrigerated Carrier transporting potatoes. Clarke handled the sale of this 100 truck, 140 trailer Company. $7 million transaction.

Private Sale
Midwest Based Intermodal Carrier hauling General Freight and Auto Parts from the railhead to various locations. Clarke handled the sale of this 80 truck, 120 trailer/chassis Company. $13 million transaction.

Private Sale
Mountain States Refrigerated Carrier transporting food products. Clarke handled the sale of this 50 truck 60 trailer operation. $7 million transaction.

Institutional Capital Placement
Pacific based manufacturer of CVT transmissions for the auto, bicycle and ebike markets. Clarke handled an institutional capital raise of $25 million.

Institutional Capital Placement
Pacific based manufacturer / integrator of alternative energy systems to the manufacturing sector. Clarke handled a $20 million institutional round of capital.

Non-Bank Debt Placement
Arizona based manufacturer of tilted concrete walls for the commercial construction industry. Clarke handled a $5 non-bank debt placement.

Security transactions are conducted through Penates Group, Inc. (FINRA/SIPC)
Penates Group, Inc. has no affiliation with any Clarke entity.