Friday, May 13, 2022
MAYNARD REPRESENTS AAA COOPER TRANSPORTATION IN ACQUISITION BY KNIGHT-SWIFT TRANSPORTATION: EARNS A SPOT ON THE 2022 MID-MARKET DEALS OF THE YEAR
Maynard is proud to announce that the firm’s representation of Alabama-based AAA Cooper Transportation in its acquisition by publicly-traded Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, Inc. (KNX: NYSE) earned a spot in the recently released list of the top 28 deals recognized in the Mergers & Acquisitions 2022 Mid-Market Deals of the Year.
Greg Curran led the team representing AAA Cooper Transportation in its sale to Knight-Swift Transportation in a deal valued in excess of $1.35 billion. This strategic transaction provides AAA Cooper with a larger platform from which to continue to grow its business and benefits Knight-Swift Transportation, currently ranked among the top 10 largest for-hire carriers in North America, by providing a foothold in the less-than-truckload market and diversifying its business platform for investors, among other benefits. Maynard’s John Dulin and Brad Wood led the drafting and negotiations, and others on the team included Tim Gregg and Lori Metrock (Securities), Hardwick Walthall and Jon Mills (Taxation), Beth Beaube and Virginia McKibbens (Employee Benefits), Mel McElroy (Real Estate), Chris Williams (Environmental), Josh Bennett (Employment), Brandon Browning and Starr Drum (IP), and Trice Stabler and Adrienne Hale (General Corporate).
Maynard is proud to be in the company of some of the leading global M&A firms recognized in the 15th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards. To see the complete list of 2022 middle market dealmaker winners, click here.