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.

Pirate Ship-Themed Deal Toy

Code name-themed crystal deal toy celebrating two acquisitions by Americold, a real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in temperature-controlled warehouses. The  two cold storage facilities are located in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

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Railcar-Themed Deal Toy

Crystal deal toy commemorating the successful placement of shares, via an accelerated bookbuilding process by Stadler Rail. Stadler is a Swiss manufacturer of trains, light rail vehicles, and trams.

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Back view of crystal financial tombstone recognizing a stock offering by Stadler Rail, based in Bussnang, Switzerland.

Construction Paver-Themed Deal Toy

Custom deal toy commemorating the acquisition of YIT’s Nordic paving and mineral business, operating in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland.

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Crystal Highway-Themed Deal Toy

Custom deal toy commemorating the sale of a majority stake in six toll road concessions in Spain.

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Crystal deal tombstone marking the acquisition of a majority stake in six Spanish toll road concessions. Financial tombstone recognizing the acquisition of a portfolio of six toll road concessions located in Spain.

Container Terminal-Themed Deal Toy

Crystal deal toy commemorating long-term financing provided for Antwerp Gateway, a container terminal located in the Belgian port.

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Train-Themed Deal Toy

Crystal deal toy commemorating the acquisition of Australia’s CF Asia Pacific, which leases trains and offers rolling stock to rail operators.

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Custom deal toy marking the acquisition by private equity firm Anchorage Capital Partners of CF Asia Pacific. CF Asia Pacific leases trains and rolling stock for rail operators in Australia.

Jet-Themed Crystal Deal Toy

Crystal deal toy commemorating the acquisition by Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi of the Canadair regional jet program of Canadian firm Bombardier.

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Custom crystal deal toy marking the sale to Mitsubishi of Canadair, Bombardier's regional jet program.

Flying Taxi-Themed Deal Tombstone

Crystal deal tombstone marking an investment by Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota in California-based Joby Aviation. Joby has developed a piloted, five-seat flying vehicle.

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Truck-Themed Crystal Deal Toy

Crystal deal toy commemorating the acquisition of Reinhart Foodservice, a food distributor based in Rosemont, Illinois.

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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.