Oct 27, 2021
Chris Wofford and Joe Lynch discuss the great logistics industry consolidation. Chris is the Founder and Managing Partner of Wofford Advisors LLC, a strategic advisory boutique that provides best-in-class strategic advice to clients competing in the global supply chain, which includes all forms of transport, logistics, B2B and B2C movements of goods — and increasingly tech-enabled consumer and industrial services.
Chris Wofford is the Founder and Managing Partner of Wofford Advisors LLC, an independent, strategic advisory boutique focused on M&A transactions in B2B and B2C movement of goods in the global supply chain. Chris started his career in the M&A group at DLJ-LA under Ken Moelis. His career path is unusual for having spent 10 years as a M&A banker prior to becoming the lead coverage officer in T&L. As a senior banker, he has run numerous industry groups at major investment banks for the past 30 years. He has executed over $120bn of buyside and sellside M&A assignments, including numerous cross-border transactions. Chris earned an MBA, Finance & Strategy, Booth School of Business from University of Chicago and a BA, History & East Asian Studies at Oberlin College. While at Oberlin Chris was All-Conference & Most Valuable Offensive Lineman, Varsity Football Team; Twice All-Conference & Captain, Varsity Lacrosse Team.
About Wofford Advisors
Wofford Advisors is an independent advisory firm focused on strategic idea generation and M&A transaction execution within the global supply chain and tech-enabled services sectors. We have a proven track-record of delivering successful outcomes for large public companies, family-owned businesses, as well as financial sponsors. Our team's M&A expertise ranges in size from $50 million to $50 billion enterprise value and encompasses contested and cross-border transactions. Founded by Chris Wofford, former head of Transport & Logistics Investment Banking at large financial institutions, such as Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Macquarie Capital, the firm reunites former colleagues from the earlier Bear Stearns M&A days, where Chris was a Senior Managing Director. During his 30+ year career, Chris has represented major corporations, such as UPS, FedEx, Ryder, Neptune Orient Lines (APL Logistics), GENCO, Norbert Dentressangle (now part of XPO/GXO), Ozburn-Hessey (now part of Geodis) and many others. Wofford Advisors' core services include Buyside Advisory, Sellside Advisory, Strategic Consulting and Complex and Cross Border Transactions. Please visit our website for a more comprehensive explanation of our credentials and capabilities.