Beginning with the gallery on this page, you’ll find here financial tombstones and deal toys related to automobiles and motorcycles. You can expect to see deals and transactions involving many of the most recognizable international players and brands in this space. These include Harley-Davidson, General Motors, Pirelli, Volkswagen, Penske, Ford, Michelin, Ducati, Advance Auto Parts, Delphi Technologies, Interstate Batteries, Goodyear, and Daimler Truck.
You’ll also notice deal toys reflecting a range of a technologies, components, and services associated with these sectors. These include autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles and charging networks, diagnostic software designers, auto parts producers and resellers, truck and trailer producers, safety equipment and apparel providers, as well as auto receivable underwriters.
But you’ll also notice here a number of tombstones involving both far-flung industry players and transactions. These include deals such as the acquisition of Australia’s largest car dealership, another related to an Indonesian tire manufacturer, and one centering on a Paris-based car-sharing platform; a loan provided for a Tokyo-based motorcycle helmet manufacturer; a joint venture centering on lithium-ion car batteries; bridge financing for a Los Angeles electric vehicle manufacturer; and notes issued by a Chicago-based company specializing in recycled auto parts.
You’ll also encounter tombstones commemorating deals totally unrelated to the automotive or motorcycle sectors. These include instances where the deal participants opted for car-themed designs to commemorate, for instance, the issue of British Pound-denominated notes, and an alternative energy project involving a utility.
Finally, you’ll also see commemoratives celebrating events and achievements within these sectors not related to any financial transaction. These include, for example, gifts for speakers at an auto conference, a design celebrating a user milestone for a car maintenance and repair platform, and another celebrating a successful verdict in a copyright action involving the Batmobile.