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Magnate Worldwide

Value Not Disclosed 01/03/2022 Transportation & Logistics Complete
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Transaction Details

  • On January 3, 2022, Littlejohn & Co. LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, announced that it has acquired Magnate Worldwide (“MWW” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of CIVC Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
  • MWW provides logistics services for sensitive, time-definite, high-value, and white-glove shipments across a range of industries including expedited domestic transportation, fine arts logistics, and global freight forwarding, with the highest levels of customer service. The Company operates through two premier logistics brands: Masterpiece International and TrumpCard.

About the company

Magnate Worldwide:
Magnate Worldwide is a diversified supply chain management company comprised of a strong portfolio of complementary, premier logistics services focused on premium freight services.

CIVC Partners:
CIVC Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm investing in high growth middle market companies in the business services sector. Since 1989, the team has invested $1.9 billion in 71 platform companies and currently invests from CIVC Partners Fund VI.

Littlejohn & Co., LLC:
Littlejohn & Co. is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm focused on private equity and debt investments primarily in middle-market companies. With approximately $14 billion of regulatory assets under management, the firm seeks to build sustainable success for its portfolio companies through a disciplined approach to engineering change. For more information about Littlejohn, visit www.littlejohnllc.com.

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