Wachovia Capital Partners Acquires Randall Publishing

Wachovia Capital Partners and F. Mike Reilly, Chief Executive Officer of Randall Publishing Company, have formed a new entity, Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC, to manage Randall Publishing Company. Under the new company, Mike Reilly will remain CEO, with David Wright as COO and Shane Elmore as CFO. The company's headquarters will remain in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and no staffing changes are planned. Reilly joined the company in 1975 and became president in 1984. Under the leadership of the management team, the company grew into one of the country's fastest-growing business-to-business publishing firms.

Randall Publishing is a business-to-business media-company focused on the trucking and construction industries. Its properties include Equipment World, Overdrive, Truckers News, (Trucker News en español), CCJ and Modern Woodworking magazines. It owns and operates several online media entities, including www.eTrucker.com, www.equipmentworld.com and www.modernwoodworking.com. Also under the company's umbrella are the Great American Trucking Show radio programs, a billboard company, a company-sponsored publication division serving Fortune 500 companies, and a UCC-filing database and research group.