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Distribution / Logistics

Over the past decade, Vetus Principals have led financial advisory assignments related to more than fifty leading distributors and logistics companies. References available upon request for each transaction.


Selected Transaction Details*

Business & Transaction
Sale of one of the leading electrical wholesale distributors in the Midwest with over 250 employees and 19 locations in Kansas and Missouri.
Sale of the largest distributor of electrical and datacom supplies in Colombia. As a Rockwell distributor, Melexa supplies industrial customers, resellers, and installers with cable, industrial automation, and datacom products and solutions.
Sale of the leading distributor of electrical products in Northern Ohio. Leff Electric is AEDSI's platform company for future growth and expansion.
Sale of a leading specialized distributor of industrial and hydraulic hose and fittings to the diverse end markets in Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
Carve-out divestiture of Embarq Corporation's [NYSE: EQ] wholly-owned Embarq Logistics subsidiary to KGP Telecommunications, a national supplier of telecommunication products and value-added solutions.
Sale to the world’s largest technology distributor of one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors of consumer electronics accessories with more than 30,000 retail customers nationwide.
Growth recapitalization by a leading private equity firm of the largest independent value-added distributor of fabricated rubber industrial products in North America, serving the power generation, aggregate, coal mining, steel, and general industrial end markets.
Sale of Roden Electric, one of the largest independent distributors of electrical products in the South Central U.S., to Kendall Electric.
Sale of Edson Electric Supply, Inc., the premier independent wholesale distributor of electrical products in Arizona.
Purchase of a minority interest in OneSource, a leading provider of electrical parts and components as well as lighting and switchgear products to original equipment manufacturers, municipalities and utilities.
Sale of Stuart C. Irby Co., one of the largest and most widely recognized electrical products distributors in the U.S. and the dominant value-added wholesaler of electrical and related products to the utility, commercial, contractor, and industrial markets in the regions it serves.
Leading catalog and Internet retailer of Jeep, Porsche, Toyota truck and Mercedes aftermarket parts and accessories in the United States.
Leading MRO distributor of industrial supplies; also provides inventory management and related value-added services.
Sale of a leading distributor of HVAC and process controls in the east and mid-west regions of the United States.
Sale of a portfolio company of GTCR and the largest national distributor dedicated exclusively to the jan-san industry.
A player in the global MRO distribution industry, the company distributes electronic, electrical, industrial and safety products
Value-added distributor and fabricator of specialty MRO industrial supplies (e.g., safety products, industrial and hydraulic hose, conveyor belting, and gaskets).
Wholesale distributor of electrical products and Rockwell/Allen-Bradley automation products with locations in Puerto Rico; Trinidad, West Indies; the Dominican Republic; and Florida.
Largest privately-owned wholesale distributor of electrical, automation, telecommunication, and power utility products in the Gulf Coast and Caribbean Rim.
Sale of a portfolio company of Code, Hennessy & Simmons and the second largest value-added distributor of electrical transmission and distribution products and services for the U.S. utility industry.
Subsidiary of The McGraw Group, Inc., a top 100 industrial distributor that specializes in the sale, rental, and repair of tools, industrial supplies, and equipment.
Leading MRO distributor of industrial supplies and security products; also provides inventory management and related value-added services.
Private-equity owned industrial distributor selling fluid power systems and components into the industrial and mobile markets.
The Rubber Products Division of Integra Integrated Procurement Systems was a value-added distributor and fabricator of specialty MRO industrial supplies (e.g., industrial and hydraulic hose, conveyor belting, and gaskets)

*Certain transactions referenced above were executed by Vetus Principals at their predecessor firm.