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Jun 28, 2022
Thu., March 5, 1998 Sandy Shore Associated Press Budget Group Inc. moved Wednesday to bolster its corner of the consumer truck-rental industry by announcing plans to acquire Ryder TRS Inc. and its fleet of yellow trucks in a cash-and-stock agreement worth about $265 million. The merger, if finalized, would create the second-largest truck and car renter in the United States, about half the size of No. 1 U-Haul, said Jay Alix, Ryder TRS chairman and managing partner of Questor Partners Fund LP, which owns Ryder TRS. Penske Rentals would be in third place. Under the agreement, Ryder TRS will retain its name and Denver headquarters, operating as a subsidiary of Budget Group. Alix said the merged company would benefit from combined fleet maintenance and purchase programs and some administrative functions. Budget Group, based in Daytona Beach, Fla., plans to add Ryder TRS to its newly established truck division. The agreement calls for Ryder shareholders to receive $125 million in cash and $120 million in stock and up to $20 million in additional payments. Budget Group will assume Ryder TRS debt of about $440 million. Shareholders of Ryder TRS and the Budget Group board have approved the merger, which now is subject to federal regulatory approval. The deal is expected to close by July. The proposed agreement ends a battle of bids that has lasted nearly two years between Questor and Budget Group chief executive Sandy Miller. In October 1996, the Southfield, Mich.-based Questor beat out Miller’s Team Rental Group Inc. to buy Ryder TRS from Ryder System Inc. for $575 million. Miller’s company beat Questor to buy Budget Rent a Car last year. The Spokesman-Review Newspaper Local journalism is essential. Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds. Subscribe now to get breaking news alerts in your email inbox Get breaking news delivered to your inbox as it happens.
Ryder TRS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Ryder TRS founded?
Ryder TRS was founded in 1996.
Where is Ryder TRS's headquarters?
Ryder TRS's headquarters is located at 1560 Broadway, Denver.
What is Ryder TRS's latest funding round?
Ryder TRS's latest funding round is Acquired.
Who are the investors of Ryder TRS?
Investors of Ryder TRS include Avis Budget Group.