June 30, 2021
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Case Analysis 1
Timeline of events for NFI
David Michael Smith
⟶ Updated 19 Jan 2020 ⟶
List of edits
Expanded into urban transit buses
Development of first electric trolley coach
Company sold and re-named Flyer Industries Limited
Jan Den Oudsten acquired Flyer Industries Limited. Changed the company name to New Flyer Industries.
Innovations throughout the 1990s Articulated Buses, Programmable Electronics, and alternate power sources
NFI acquired by KPS Special Situations Fund
Acquired by Harvest Panthers and Lightyear Capital.
Delivered the first commercial gasoline- electric hybrid buses to North American market.
NFI announced closing of an IPO in Canada
NFI named to Canada's Top 100 Employers for 6 consecutive years.
Company's first all-electric transit bus to the Chicago Transit Authority
Firm publicized a $116 million strategic investment in NFI by Marcopolo SA.
Acquisition of Orion aftermarket parts assts of Daimler Buses NA Inc, and NABI
Acquisition of MCI, North America's leading provider of motor coach manufacturing, parts, and service, for $455 million.
Company re-named Western Flyer Coach Ltd.
Entered the U.S. market
Western Flyer introduced
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