Daseke, Inc.

Daseke, Inc.

Daseke, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2008

Headquarters

15455 Dallas Parkway,Suite 550,Addison, TX 75001

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

5,946

Industries

Shipping & Delivery
Other Transportation

Company Description

Daseke, Inc. engages in the provision of transportation and logistics solutions. It operates through the Flatbed Solutions and Specialized Solutions segments. The Flatbed Solutions segment delivers its services through flatbed and retractable-sided transportation equipment to meet the needs of high-volume and time-sensitive shippers. The Specialized Solutions segment delivers transportation and logistics solutions that include super heavy haul, high-value customized, over-dimensional, commercial glass and high-security cargo solutions. The company was founded by Don R. Daseke in November 2008 and is headquartered in Addison, TX.

Executives & Employees

Founder

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel

Vice President & Corporate Controller

Senior Vice President, Business Systems

Senior Vice President

Vice President-Operations Strategy

Vice President, Business Development

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Owners & Shareholders
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Elk Creek Partners specialize in making growth-oriented investments in publicly-traded stocks of small- and medium-sized companies. The firm offers investment advisory services for specific strategies, including Small-Cap Growth, Mid-Cap Growth and SMID-Cap Growth. Elk Creek Partners works with clients to establish investment objectives based on their unique circumstances. The key elements of the firm's investment approach are growth company identification, fundamental research, valuation analysis, and portfolio construction.The firm's Small-Cap Growth strategy is based on a fundamental, stock-by-stock approach. The portfolio is concentrated in stocks purchased with a market-cap generally of $500 million to $5 billion and with portfolio characteristics similar to the Russell 2000 Growth Index. They target companies with sustained growth and which have products and/or services that are market-share takers.Elk Creek's SMID-Cap Growth strategy is a direct extension of the Small-Cap strategy. The SMID Cap Growth strategy concentrates in stocks with a market-cap of $1 billion to $10 billion and with portfolio characteristics similar to the Russell 2500 Growth Index. The process implemented in the SMID-Cap strategy is the same as the Small-Cap strategy in both buying and selling individual stocks.The firm's Mid-Cap Growth strategy is a direct extension of the Small- and SMID-Cap Growth strategies. The Mid-Cap Growth strategy concentrates in stocks with a market-cap of $2 billion to $12 billion and with portfolio characteristics similar to the Russell Mid-Cap Growth Index. The process implemented in the Mid-Cap strategy is the same as the Small-Cap strategy in both buying and selling individual stocks. ^

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Wittenberg Investment Management, Inc. is a private company headquartered in Carlisle, MA. The firm provides investment advice. It was founded in 1988 by Joel B. Wittenberg, he has been the CEO since the company founding.

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FHC methods of security analysis include cyclical analysis; fundamental analysis; and technical analysis. Their investment adviser chooses their own research materials, methods, investment strategies, investment styles and management philosophy. The investment strategies they use include long-term purchases; short-term purchases; frequent trading; short sales; margin transactions; option writing; tactical asset allocation; and strategic asset allocation.

Recent Transactions
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Central Oregon Truck Co., Inc., Daseke, Inc. purchase Leavitt's Freight Service, Inc.

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Daseke, Inc. purchases Builders Transportation Co., Inc.

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Daseke, Inc. purchases Aveda Transportation and Energy Services, Inc.

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onDaseke, Inc. purchases Aveda Transportation and Energy Services, Inc.

Escrow Agent

Advised onDaseke, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Underwriter

Advised onDaseke, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Advised onDaseke, Inc. purchases Aveda Transportation and Energy Services, Inc.

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Legal Advisor

Advised onDaseke, Inc. purchases Aveda Transportation and Energy Services, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Former Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller & Assistant Secretary at Daseke, Inc.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$372M
Total Enterprise Value
$970M
Earnings Per Share
$-4.86
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
5.75x
Enterprise Value Sales
0.56x
EBITDAMargin
8.66%
Total Equity
$139M
Revenue
$1.74B
Net Profit
$-307M
Total Debt
$798M
EBITDA
$150M
Debt TEV
0.82x
TEVNet Income
-3.16x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
38.64%
Investors
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Main Street Capital Corp. is a business development company. The fund focuses on providing customized debt and equity financing solutions to lower middle market companies. The company’s portfolio investments are made to support management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings, refinancing and acquisitions of companies annual revenues between $10 million and $150 million. It offers financing alternatives to entrepreneurs, business owners and management teams. Main Street Capital was founded on March 09, 2007 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

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