Hennessy Capital closes Blue Bird buy

By Luisa Beltran — 9 months ago

Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. said Tuesday it closed its buy of School Bus Holdings, which conducts its business under the “Blue Bird” name. The Traxis Group BV, which is majority owned by Cerberus Capital Management, is the seller. The deal is valued at $255 million, a September statement from Schulte Roth & Zabel said. Cerberus will continue to own 58 percent of Blue Bird’s outstanding shares. Blue Bird designs and makes school buses. Schulte Roth & Zabel provided legal advice to Cerberus, Traxis Group and Blue Bird.