Fred J. Hageman - Founder and Principal
Fred Hageman, prior to Co-Founding Rental Acquisitions, LLC in July of 2011, was a Co-Founder of Hageman, Stansberry & Associates (HS&A) in May of 2000. HS&A was the leading Mergers & Acquisitions firm in the equipment and party rental industry prior to its dissolution in June of 2011. Rental Acquisitions, LLC continues to have the success that Mr. Hageman spearheaded with HS&A.
Prior to owning his own firms, Mr. Hageman previously served as Vice-President, Corporate Development for a publicly traded national rental company. As co-head of the Corporate Development Department, Hageman successfully spearheaded nearly $200 million in acquisitions, including some of the largest made by the Company. With this key insight and experience from the "Buyer's Perspective," he is uniquely qualified to represent all sizes of privately held equipment rental companies.
Fred has sold or been involved in more than 85 rental industry specific transactions numbering nearly 200 Rental Store Locations totaling more than $1 Billion in transaction value over the past 20 years, both as the leader of his own firms or as a buyer for a publicly traded national rental company. Fred has analyzed rental companies in every state in the U.S. and all the provinces of Canada. Certain of these acquisitions have involved "TOP 100" Rental Companies such as Sunbelt Rentals, United Rentals, Neff Rental, Cresco Equipment Rentals, All Star Rents, RentX, Northridge Equipment Rentals, and others. Fred also is keen at procuring new industry buyers for his clients.
Mr. Hageman has spent his entire career serving the rental industry, including Vice President-Midwest Regional Sales and Director of Track Drill Sales for Sullivan Industries (now Sullivan-Palatek), a leading manufacturer of air compressors and track drills and as National Accounts Manager with Amida Industries (now a division of Terex), a leading manufacturer of portable lighting systems and concrete finishing equipment. Fred has a proven track record in sales, marketing, finance, economics, accounting and management.
Mr. Hageman resides in Cameron Park, California with his wife and business partner, Sheri, and son, Jay, and daughter, Lindsay. Hageman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
Mr. Hageman has been on successive national committees for the American Rental Association (ARA), and has been a Keynote Speaker, Moderator and participant in numerous national conferences and events. He has been a published writer for 20 years, writing articles and editorials for several rental industry publications. Many can be viewed on this site under the "Articles" tab. Mr. Hageman and his firm, Rental Acquisitions, LLC, is a Member of the ARA, California Rental Association (CRA), Texas Rental Association (TRA) and MATRA. Fred has been a member of ARA and CRA for 30 years.
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