Marubeni Rail Leasing Acquisition
United States & Japan
Client: Marubeni Corporation
Parsons Brinckerhoff Role: Strategic Consulting, Due Diligence
After providing the Tokyo-based transportation division of Marubeni Corporation with a comprehensive market research and competition report on the U.S. freight railcar operating leasing market, Parsons Brinckerhoff identified suitable acquisition candidates, initiated contacts with owners to obtain profile information on each firm, and assisted in a valuation of the target. Parsons Brinckerhoff played a major role in coordinating the due diligence effort, helped develop the transaction terms, and served as key advisor through all negotiations. As a result, Parsons Brinckerhoff’s client succeeded in the acquisition of Midwest Railcar Corporation.