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American Student Transportation Partners expands in Eastern Pennsylvania through Brandywine Acquisition

MEDIA, P.A. – American Student Transportation Partners, Inc. (“ASTP”), a portfolio company of Baltimore-based Access Holdings, announced the acquisition of more than 300 routes and vehicles from Brandywine Transportation, Inc., a leading provider of student transportation in eastern Pennsylvania.

“We’re excited about continuing to expand our business in eastern Pennsylvania” says Tod Eskra, President of ASTP. “Brandywine’s operations will merge into our Krise Transportation business which continues to grow and deliver great service across the state”.

For the past 30 years, Brandywine has served the student transportation needs of
communities in eastern Pennsylvania.

“As a longtime Pennsylvania transportation provider, I’m well aware of how important consistency and reliability are to our students, their families and our school district partners,” says Tim Krise, President of Krise Transportation. “We see Brandywine as highly complementary to our existing operations and look forward to serving the communities in this area with the high-quality, reliable service they’ve come to expect”.

Established in 2021, ASTP is driving the future of student transportation by focusing
on customers, embracing technology, and leading with a people-first approach. The company refers to its team members as “HEROES” and has built contemporary and digitally enabled marketing, recruiting, and training programs. ASTP seeks to deliver great service, every day, to families, students, and business partners. The company’s network of leading operators currently serves more than 65,000 students and families.

About American Student Transportation Partners:
American Student Transportation Partners (ASTP) is a growing network of premium student transportation providers who are committed to delivering high quality service in a safe and reliable manner in the communities they serve. ASTP’s family of businesses are passionate about people and service as they work to provide students and families with access to education. Learn more about American Student Transportation Partners.

About Access Holdings:
Access Holdings Management Company LLC is a Baltimore-based middle market investment firm with offices in Baltimore, Maryland and New York, New York, and has approximately $2.7 billion in assets under management. Founded in 2013, Access provides high-quality, direct investments opportunities to create concentrated portfolios of essential service-based businesses in North America. We undertake active build and buy strategies, pursuing what we want to own, great markets and distinct business models. In doing so, Access partners with and supports exceptional, passionate, visionary leaders to scale and innovate businesses. Learn more about Access Holding.

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