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RMA Worldwide Acquires Addison Lee US

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Posted on March 9, 2020
RMA CEO Robert Alexander has been acquiring large fleet luxury ground transportation operations in recent years. (LCT file photo)(

RMA CEO Robert Alexander has been acquiring large fleet luxury ground transportation operations in recent years. (LCT file photo)(

ROCKVILLE, Md. --- RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation formally announced March 9 that it acquired Addison Lee U.S., the North American division of United Kingdom-based Addison Lee Group.

The deal closed on Feb. 19. RMA Worldwide, one of the nation’s largest private transportation companies, will operate under the RMA Worldwide brand and will provide services from Boston to Richmond, and west to Los Angeles, and all major cities in between.

Following the acquisition, RMA Worldwide will serve more than 25,000 clients and transport nearly 20,000,000 passengers each year. The privately held company will employ more than 1,000 people in the United States with annual revenues of more than $140 million, and will have offices in Boston, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, and Los Angeles.

“We are extremely excited to announce the acquisition of Addison Lee US,” “Providing our clients with exceptional customer service has always been our top priority. We look forward to bringing RMA’s commitment to excellence to all of Addison Lee’s clients and affiliates,” said Robert M. Alexander, CEO of RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation.

Founded in 1988 with just one sedan, RMA Worldwide has grown to become one of the nation’s largest chauffeured transportation providers. Since its opening, RMA has received numerous awards from both regional and national trade magazines and business organizations for exceptional customer service and industry leadership.

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A leader in private transportation services, RMA Worldwide provides reliable and professional chauffeured transportation around the world. RMA’s clientele includes Fortune 500 companies and executives, as well as high profile individuals working in finance, media, entertainment, sports, and university athletics. RMA's extensive fleet of more than 700 vehicles includes new executive sedans, SUVs, deluxe touring vans, and more than 150 late model mini-buses and full-sized motor coaches used to service over 30 charter and shuttle contracts with colleges, universities, private schools, municipalities, and building owners.

UK-based Addison Lee Group is one of the world’s largest ground transportation service providers. As part of the acquisition, RMA Worldwide and Addison Lee Group have agreed to a long-term strategic partnership. Both companies believe this partnership will allow them to better serve their clients on a worldwide scale.

Addison Lee in recent years acquired the former London, U.K.-based Tristar Worldwide Chauffeured Services, including its Boston-based U.S. operations, and Flyte Tyme Worldwide, based in Mahwah, N.J.

Source: RMA Worldwide press release

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Related Topics: Addison Lee, affiliate networks, business deals, mergers & acquisitions, RMA, Top 50 Largest Fleets

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