DSV - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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DSV M&A Summary

DSV has acquired 12 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

DSV’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired UTi Worldwide for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold DSV Miljø A/S to Maj Invest Equity A/S for $173M. DSV has acquired in 1 US state, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (100%).

DSV Business Overview

Where is DSV headquartered?

DSV is headquartered in Hedehusene, Denmark.

What is DSV’s revenue?

DSV disclosed revenue of 115,298M DKK for 2020 and 94,187M DKK for 2019.

How many employees does DSV have?

DSV has 59,871 employees.

What sector is DSV in?

DSV is a transportation company.

When was DSV founded?

DSV was founded in 1976.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

DSV

DSV A/S

Hovedgaden 630 PO Box 210,
Hedehusene, 2640
Denmark,
45 43 20 30 40
www.dsv.dk

DSV provides transport and logistics solutions worldwide. It operates in three divisions: Air and Sea, Road, and Solutions. DSV was founded in 1976 and is based in Hedehusene, Denmark.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 12 - - - - - 12
vol $2.2B $2.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $173M $173M
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd. 2019-04-01 - Merger
Basel, Switzerland · www.panalpina.com
UTi Worldwide, Inc. 2015-10-09 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Long Beach, California · www.go2uti.com
SBS Worldwide Holdings Ltd. 2013-08-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Dartford, United Kingdom · www.sbsworldwide.com
Ontime Logistics AS 2013-07-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Oslo, Norway · www.ontimelogistics.no
Airmar Cargo S.A. 2013-06-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Bogotá, Colombia · www.airmarcargo.com
Seatainers Group A/S 2013-02-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Brøndby, Denmark · www.seatainers.com
AWT Čechofracht a.s. 2012-09-27 - Add-on Acquisition
, Czech Republic
Unicargo AS 2008-10-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Sarpsborg, Norway · www.unicargo.no
Waagan Transport Group AS 2008-09-08 - Add-on Acquisition
, Norway
ABX Logistics Worldwide SA 2008-06-23 845M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Brøndby, Denmark · www.abxlogistics.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
DSV Road Oy    - Uudenmaan Pikakuljetus Oy 2015-06-26 1
Vantaa, Finland Vantaa, Finland · www.upk.fi/sivu3.html

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Transportation 12 (100%) 2.2B (100%) - -
Environmental - - 1 (100%) 173M (100%)
Total 12 $2.2B 1 $173M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Denmark 2 845M 1 173M
Norway 3 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Colombia 1 - - -
Czech Republic 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
United States 1 1.4B - -
  California 1 1.4B - -
Domestic 2 (17%) 845M (39%) 1 (100%) 173M (100%)
Cross-border 10 (83%) 1.4B (61%) - -
Total 12 $2.2B 1 $173M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Carnegie Investment Bank AB
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
$100M to $1B 1 $845M
TOTAL $2.2B
Largest UTi Worldwide, Inc.
$1.4B (2015-10-09)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $173M
TOTAL $173M
Largest DSV Miljø A/S
$173M (2004-12-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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