AEA Investors’ Acquisition of Redwood Logistics

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison advised CI Capital Partners and its portfolio company, Redwood Logistics, on the deal.

AEA Investors (AEA) executed the acquisition of Redwood Logistics. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. For the past four years, Redwood has been a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners and has grown exponentially through a combination of organic growth and multiple strategic acquisitions.

AEA Investors LP was founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon and Harriman family interests and S.G. Warburg & Co. as a private investment vehicle for a select group of industrial family offices with substantial assets.

Redwood Logistics is a leading logistics platform company headquartered in Chicago offering a diverse portfolio of services including digital freight brokerage, flexible freight management and logistics consulting. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

CI Capital Partners LLC is a leading North American private equity investment firm dedicated to investing in middle-market companies with over $2.4 billion of invested capital.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Carl Reisner (Picture) and Catherine Goodall and counsel Erika Detjen and Ji Lu; tax partner Scott Sontag; executive compensation partner Andrew Gaines and counsel Nicole Tark and Reuven Falik; intellectual property partner Charles Googe; litigation partner Aidan Synnott and counsel Steven Herzog; real estate partner Peter Fisch; and antitrust counsel Yuni Sobel.

Involved fees earner: Erika Detjen – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Reuven Falik – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Peter Fisch – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Andrew Gaines – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Catherine Goodall – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Charles Googe – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Steven Herzog – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Ji Lu – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Carl Reisner – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Yuni Sobel – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Scott Sontag – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Aidan Synnott – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Nicole Tark – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Law Firms: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Clients: CI Capital Partners;