Genesee & Wyoming Acquisitions, 25 Deals Between 2001 and 2017
transportation Company

Genesee & Wyoming has acquired 25 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Genesee & Wyoming’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired RailAmerica for $1.4B. Genesee & Wyoming has acquired in 12 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (96%) and machinery (4%).

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Genesee & Wyoming, Inc.

20 West Avenue,
Darien, Connecticut 06820
United States,
(203) 202-8900
www.gwrr.com

Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads and provides railcar switching services in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and Belgium.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 20 1 3 1 - - 25
vol $2.3B $757M $1.1B $4.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Deal Values

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Largest RailAmerica, Inc.
$1.4B (2012-07-23)
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Transportation M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the transportation sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 192 transportation companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 6 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic transportation acquirer over the past 3 years is GlobalTranz Enterprises, with 8 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the transportation sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 4 platform acquisitions.


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