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Michael Roth

Michael Roth has covered the equipment rental industry full time for RER since 1989 and has served as the magazine’s editor in chief since 1994. He has nearly 30 years experience as a...

in Rent Talk Jun 22, 2015

An Investment Boosts Confidence in the Rental Industry

Jana Partners, a major investment firm, has acquired a 6-percent ownership stake in United Rentals. This show of confidence in United Rentals has greater significance than just helping boost United’s stock price, which had tumbled some in recent weeks reflecting investor jitters in regard to slumping oil prices....More

Gary Stansberry

Gary Stansberry is president of The Stansberry Firm LLC and specializes in business sales, fair market business valuations, operational consulting and positioning businesses to increase their...

in Rent Talk Jan 07, 2014

The Platinum Equity-Volvo Rents Acquisition DECODED

As the second mega-transaction announced within the rental industry in the past 24 months (remember the United-RSC merger in December, 2011?), the announcement of the $1.1B acquisition of Volvo Rents by Platinum Equity came as another huge news bulletin for us all. ....More
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