Transportation

The transportation-themed deal toys shown here take inspiration from planes, freighters, boats, buses, drones, and more. The industry also utilizes commemoratives for service awards and operator certifications.

Nautical-Themed Deal Commemorative

Nautical-themed deal commemorative recognizing an agreement made by the United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).

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Billboard-Themed Custom Lucite

Billboard-themed custom Lucite commemorating the sale of LaFoy Outdoor Advertising. The Chattanooga, Tennessee-based firm was acquired by Fairway Outdoor Advertising, a South Carolina company.

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Shipping-Themed Corporate Tombstone

Shipping-themed corporate tombstone recognizing the sale of a stake in Associated British Ports. ABP operates 21 ports in England, Scotland, and Wales.

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Aerospace and Defense Lucite

Custom Lucite recognizing the sale by Aerospace and defense firm Esterline of its subsidiary Eclipse Electronic Systems.

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Roadwork-Themed tombstone

Custom Lucite commemorating the acquisition of New Zealand firm HEB Construction. HEB services include civil engineering and roadwork.

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Highway Service Station Lucite

Custom Lucite marking the sale by UK firm Terra Firm of Tank & Rast. Tank & Rast operates gas and service stations along Germany’s highway system.

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Michelin Tire Corporate Tombstone

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Customized Conference Speaker Gift

Customized conference speaker gift

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Rassini Deal Tombstone

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Transportation Deal Toys

You’ll find beginning with the galleries on this page images of over 200 financial tombstones from the transportation sector. The deals commemorated here represent a full range of transportation modes and services. You’ll see deal toys featuring cars, airplanes, buses, railroads, trucks, motorcycles, subway systems, helicopters, light and passenger rail, passenger ships—to name just a few.

You’ll also find a number of deal toys with designs that play off many of the trappings commonly associated with the transportation industry. These include, for example, tombstone designs featuring highway signs, steering wheels, propellors, compasses, airline tickets, shipping containers, tunnels, traffic lights, tollbooths, port facilities, and parking lots.

You’ll recognize among these deal tombstones many of the sector’s highest-profile companies and players. These include international brands such as J.B. Hunt, Daimler, Airbus, Boeing, CMA CGM, Lyft, Kerry Logistics, HMM, Danaos, Expedia, Hyundai, United, Maersk, General Motors, Air Canada, and United.

But the deal toy galleries here also highlight a number of less prominent players and deals from the transportation space. Those include the acquisition of a firm specializing in airline shopping data; Series B financing for a SaaS provider for connected cars; the acquisition of an Austrian manufacturer of headlight systems; the initial public offering for an Australian luxury car dealer; and the acquisition of a Texas-based company specializing in automatic tire inflation systems for trailers.

The galleries also feature designs that recognize deals outside the transportation sector, ones that nevertheless have relevant themes. These deal tombstones include, for instance, a bicycle-themed design celebrating the sale of a group of Dutch hotels; one with a tram theme marking several transactions in the Swiss telecom sector; and a Roman galley-inspired piece commemorating a landmark media transaction.

Finally, there are pieces included here that are unrelated to any financial transaction. These commemorate achievements in the sector. They include the surpassing of a user milestone for a public transportation app, and of a growth milestone for a corporate intermodal fleet.