Caltius Mezzanine Provides $10.0 Million to Radiant Logistics, Inc.
December 20, 2011
Caltius Mezzanine is pleased to announce the recent closing of a $10.0 million investment in Radiant Logistics, Inc. (“Radiant”). Caltius’ investment was used to finance Radiant’s acquisition of Isla International Ltd. (“Isla”) and provide for growth capital.
Headquartered in Bellevue, WA, and publically traded on the OTC as QB: RLGT, Radiant is a non-asset based third party logistics company, providing domestic and international freight forwarding services through the Airgroup, Adcom and DBA brands. Radiant is executing a strategy to build a global transportation and supply chain management company through organic growth and the strategic acquisition of regional best-of-breed non-asset based transportation and logistics providers.
Headquartered in Laredo, TX, Isla provides bilingual expertise in both north and south bound cross-border transportation and logistics services to a diversified account base including manufacturers in the automotive, appliance, electronics and consumer packaged goods industries.
“Caltius has worked closely with us to complete the acquisition of Isla and represents a great partner and resource for growth capital as we continue to build out the Radiant network,” noted Bohn Crain, CEO and founder of Radiant. “The Isla transaction is representative of the broader pipeline of opportunities that we are seeing within the agent-based forwarding community. We have purposefully positioned ourselves to bring value to these logistics entrepreneurs and believe that our partnership with Caltius will enhance our ability to execute on our strategy.”
“We believe Radiant has a very compelling strategic plan and have been impressed by the breadth and quality of the thirdparty logistics services the company provides for its clients,” stated Gavin Bates, Principal of Caltius Mezzanine. “We are excited to partner with Bohn Crain, his management team and Radiant’s agent partners to grow the network.” Based in Los Angeles, Caltius Mezzanine provides innovative capital solutions in amounts of $10 to $100 million to middle market companies throughout North America.
Since its founding in 1997, Caltius Mezzanine has invested over $800 million in a broad range of industries to support acquisitions, recapitalizations, buyouts, and organic growth. Caltius Mezzanine is currently investing out of its fourth fund, Caltius Partners IV, LP, a $500 million fund that closed in May 2008. For more information or to refer an investment opportunity, please call us at (310) 996-9585.