Houlihan Lokey is pleased to announce that Randall-Reilly, LLC, a portfolio company of Investcorp, has been acquired by Aurora Capital Partners (Aurora). Houlihan Lokey served as the financial advisor to Investcorp and Randall-Reilly.
Founded in 1934, Randall-Reilly is recognized as the leading provider of B2B data and data-driven marketing services, media, and events for the trucking, construction, agriculture, and additional industrial markets. The company's proprietary data assets and highly customizable digital marketing solutions enable clients to identify and target prospects efficiently. Randall-Reilly serves a blue-chip customer base of more than 4,400 clients that leverage its data, data-powered services, and platforms to generate sales, marketing, and recruiting insights and measurable outcomes. Headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the company also has offices in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Anniston, Alabama.
Investcorp is a leading manager of alternative investment products and is publicly traded on the Bahrain Bourse (INVCORP). Investcorp focuses on generating investor and shareholder value through a disciplined investment approach in four lines of business: corporate investment, real estate, and alternative investment solutions (formerly known as hedge funds), together with its recently added credit management business. Investcorp employs approximately 390 people across its offices in New York, London, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, and Singapore.
Aurora is a leading middle-market private equity firm based in Los Angeles, CA. Aurora focuses principally on control investments in middle-market companies with leading market positions, stable industry dynamics, attractive business model characteristics, and actionable opportunities for growth in partnership with management. Aurora provides unique resources to its portfolio companies through its Strategy & Operations Program and team of experienced operating advisors. Aurora's investors include leading public and corporate pension funds, endowments, and foundations active in private equity investing.
Houlihan Lokey offers M&A advisory, capital raising, valuation, and corporate restructuring services to public and private companies. The Business Services Group has a dedicated team of more than 25 professionals and covers a broad array of sectors, including marketing services, information services, business process outsourcing, human resources outsourcing, IT services, facilities management, rental services, auto retail services, and transportation & logistics. The Technology·Media·Telecom Group has a dedicated team of approximately 40 professionals and covers a full spectrum of sectors, including traditional media, digital media, advertising technology, out-of-home entertainment, education, software-as-a-service, enterprise software, cloud computing, sports, gaming, and telecom sectors. Houlihan Lokey employs an integrated approach across the firm's industry and product groups to bring the highest level of knowledge, services, and relationships to its clients. The groups maintain deep, senior-level relationships with major strategic and financial buyers of professional and technology-enabled services companies as well as large, public and private company thought leaders within the industry.