The Reading Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1955
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 501
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Financing Rounds
  • 3
  • Investments
  • 5

The Reading Group General Information

Description

The Reading Group is a manufacturer of truck equipment, service trucks and truck bodies in the United States. The company's commercial truck bodies utilizes quality materials and precision manufacturing processes, revolutionary and environmentally friendly bare metal zinc phosphate bath that preps the body for E-coat primer and powder coat finish systems enabling distributors, contractors and fleet managers to get better performance.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Reading Truck Body, Reading Equipment Distribution
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Automotive
Other Industries
Other Commercial Products
Distributors/Wholesale
Parent Company
J.B. Poindexter & Company
Primary Office
  • 825 East Wyomissing Boulevard
  • Reading, PA 19611
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000
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The Reading Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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The Reading Group Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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The Reading Group Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Royal Truck Body Corporate Backed or Acquired Carson, CA 000000&0
00000 000000000 Private Equity-Backed Phoenix, AZ 00 000000000000
000000000 Formerly PE-Backed Bergheim, Austria 00000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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The Reading Group Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Daniel Perlman President & Chief Executive Officer
Alan Farash President
Tom Reynolds President
Sheldon Thorpe Chief Human Resources Officer
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The Reading Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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The Reading Group Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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The Reading Group Investments & Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 00000 & 00 17-Nov-2020 000000000000000000 Automotive 0000 000000
000000 00000000000 27-Feb-2020 000000000000000000 Automotive
000000000 (00000 0 10-Feb-2017 000000000000000000 Road 000 00000000
000000 00000000000 13-Jan-2017 000000000000000000 Automotive 000 00000000
America's Body Company 29-Sep-2008 Buyout/LBO Road 000000 0000000
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The Reading Group Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Action Fabrication And Truck Equipment Automotive Tarpon Springs, FL 1982
0000000 00000 & 00 Automotive West Palm Beach, FL 0000
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