The Reading Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1955
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 501
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Financing Rounds
  • 3
  • Investments
  • 7

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/
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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 (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
The Knapheide Manufacturing Company Corporation Quincy, IL 0000
00000 00000 0000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Carson, CA 000000&0
00000000 000000000 Formerly PE-Backed Lake Crystal, MN 000 000000000000
00000 000000000 Private Equity-Backed Phoenix, AZ 00 000000000 -
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
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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 (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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0000 0000000 12-Aug-2021 0000000000 Distributors/Wholesale 0000 0000
0000000 00000 17-Nov-2020 0000000000 Automotive 0000 0000
000000 000000 27-Feb-2020 0000000000 Other Commercial Products
Palfinger (North American service body business) 10-Feb-2017 Merger/Acquisition Road 000 00000
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The Reading Group Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Action Fabrication And Truck Equipment Other Commercial Products Tarpon Springs, FL 1982
0000000 00000 & 00 Automotive West Palm Beach, FL 0000
0000 0000000 Distributors/Wholesale Salt Lake City, UT 0000
0000 000000 00000 Distributors/Wholesale Phoenix, AZ 0000
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