M&A Deal Summary

TFI International Acquires Contrans Group

On December 2, 2014, TFI International acquired transportation company Contrans Group

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is TFI International’s 13th transaction in the Transportation sector.
  • This is TFI International’s 11th transaction in Canada.
  • This is TFI International’s 7th transaction in Ontario.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-12-02
Target Contrans Group
Sector Transportation
Buyer(s) TFI International
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Contrans Group

Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
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Contrans Group Inc. is a provider of specialized transportation services either through specialized equipment or service offerings to customers.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

TFI International

Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada

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Category Company
Sector Transportation
Employees16,408
Revenue 8.8B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION

TFI International is a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, operating across Canada and the United States through its subsidiaries. TransForce creates value for shareholders by identifying strategic acquisitions and managing a growing network of wholly-owned, operating subsidiaries. Under the TransForce umbrella, companies benefit from financial and operational resources to build their businesses and increase their efficiency. TFI International is based in Saint-Laurent, Canada.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 17 of 35
Sector (Transportation) 13 of 30
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 15 of 26
State (Ontario) 7 of 10
Country (Canada) 11 of 19
Year (2014) 4 of 4
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