CUDAHY, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), a leading asset-light transportation and logistics services provider, announced today the commencement of a public offering of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock by affiliates of HCI Equity Partners, L.L.C., who will be the only selling stockholders. The selling stockholders will grant the underwriter in the offering an option to purchase up to 300,000 additional shares of common stock at the same price per share to cover any over-allotments. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed. The Company will not issue shares in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the selling stockholders in this offering.
Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated will serve as the book-running manager for the offering. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and related preliminary prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained from the offices of Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, 777 East Wisconsin Avenue, 28th Floor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-5391, by calling 1-800-792-2473, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic copies of the prospectus and the preliminary prospectus supplement will be available on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Web site at www.sec.gov.
The shares are being offered pursuant to an effective registration statement. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell these securities or a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of these securities, in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.
The Company is a leading asset-light transportation and logistics service provider offering a full suite of solutions, including customized and expedited less-than-truckload, truckload logistics, transportation management solutions, intermodal solutions, freight consolidation, inventory management, on demand expedited services, international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and comprehensive global supply chain solutions.
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