Sale to Wabash National Corporation

Industrial
Sale to Wabash National Corporation

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Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Supreme Industries, Inc. on this transaction

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Supreme Industries, Inc. (“Supreme”) (NYSE MKT: STS) has been acquired by Wabash National Corporation (“Wabash”) (NYSE: WNC). Under the terms of the transaction, Wabash, through a wholly owned subsidiary, acquired all of the outstanding common shares of Supreme for $21.00 per share in cash, or approximately $360 million.

Supreme is a leading manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles including truck bodies and specialty vehicles and has operations nationwide at seven manufacturing and component locations. Customers include national rental fleets, national and regional leasing companies, truck dealers and fleet operators. Supreme is headquartered in Goshen, Indiana.

Wabash is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985, Wabash manufactures a diverse range of products, including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Beall®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Extract Technology®, Garsite, Progress Tank, Transcraft®, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Wabash is headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana.
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Industrial
Sale to Wabash National Corporation
Date
September 2017
Company
Supreme Industries, Inc.
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Industrial
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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