M&A Deal Summary

The Greenbrier Companies Acquires American Railcar Industries - Manufacturing Business Assets

On April 18, 2019, The Greenbrier Companies acquired manufacturer American Railcar Industries - Manufacturing Business Assets from AITX for 430M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is The Greenbrier Companies’ 1st transaction in the Manufacturing sector.
  • This is The Greenbrier Companies’ largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is The Greenbrier Companies’ 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is The Greenbrier Companies’ 1st transaction in Missouri.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2019-04-18
Target American Railcar Industries - Manufacturing Business Assets
Sector Manufacturing
Buyer(s) The Greenbrier Companies
Sellers(s) AITX
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 430M USD

Target

American Railcar Industries - Manufacturing Business Assets

St. Charles, Missouri, United States
American Railcar Industries, Inc. - Manufacturing Business Assets comprises two railcar manufacturing facilities in Arkansas and five other operations that provide a range of railcar component and parts supply. These operations build hopper car outlets, tank car valves, axles, castings and railcar running boards, among other ancillary railcar products.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

The Greenbrier Companies

Lake Oswego, Oregon, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1974
Sector Machinery
Employees14,400
Revenue 3.0B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION

The Greenbrier Companies is a provider of transportation equipment and services to the railroad industry. The Greenbrier was founded in 1974 and is based in Lake Oswego, Oregon.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 4
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Missouri) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 3
Year (2019) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-08-08 Rayvag Vagon Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.

Adana, Turkey

Rayvag Vagon Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. is a rail car manufacturer and provider of railcar repair and parts services. Rayvag Vagon Sanayi ve Ticaret was founded in 2007 and is based in Adana, Turkey.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

AITX

St. Charles, Missouri, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1994
Sector Automotive
Employees1,932
DESCRIPTION

AITX is a designer and manufacturer of hopper and tank railcars, that operates through three segments: Manufacturing, Railcar Leasing, and Railcar Services. AITX was founded in 1994 and is based in St. Charles, Missouri.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Missouri) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2019) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-08-16 The Andersons - Rail Leasing Business

Maumee, Ohio, United States

The Andersons' Rail Leasing Business provides customers a leasing fleet of approximately 60,000 railcars across a diverse offering of car-types, equipment life-cycles, commodities, and industries-serviced.

Buy $550M