Bridgepoint Announces Sale of Aulick Leasing to Publicly-traded TFI International
April 1, 2019 – Scottsbluff, NE – Principals of Bridgepoint Investment Banking (“Bridgepoint”) acted as the sole sell-side financial advisor to Aulick Leasing Corp. (“Aulick Leasing”) and ShirAul, LLC (“ShirAul”) on their sale to publicly-traded Canadian company TFI International, Inc.
(TSX: TFII). Aulick Leasing provides contract hauling services for aggregate materials, wood byproduct, agriculture/commodities, beets, dry bulk materials, railroad traction sand, and food grade product materials. ShirAul designs and manufactures the exclusive BulletTM trailer, which is an aluminum-bottom dump tank trailer capable of hauling a variety of products across a multitude of industries.
Bridgepoint Managing Director Gary Grote commented “It was gratifying to assist a bellwether Nebraska company like Aulick Leasing in finding the perfect strategic partner to carry on their legacy. The Aulick family is an integral part of the Scottsbluff business community and we were honored to be part of a top-notch deal team in representing them in this cross-border deal with TFI International.”
Shane Aulick, owner and CEO of Aulick Leasing stated “Bridgepoint ran a best-in-class process that partnered us with the perfect buyer, TFI International, for both Aulick Leasing and ShirAul. We were able to preserve our family’s legacy, while providing continuity to our management and employees.”
About Bridgepoint Investment Banking
Bridgepoint Investment Banking, a division of Bridgepoint Holdings, LLC, is a market-leading boutique investment bank. The Bridgepoint team, through their broker dealer relationship with M&A Securities Group, an unaffiliated entity, serves clients over their corporate lifecycles by providing capital raising and M&A advisory solutions. Bridgepoint serves clients globally across a range of focus sectors
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About Aulick Leasing Corp.
Founded in 1978 and based in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, Aulick Leasing operates over 120 tractors and 300 trailers (including more than 180 BulletTM trailers) out of its four terminals across the Central and Western U.S.