Ford Motor Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Ford Motor has acquired 13 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 11 assets.

Ford Motor’s largest acquisition to date was in 1999, when it acquired Volvo Car for $6.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2005, when it sold Hertz Global Holdings to Clayton Dubilier & Rice for $15.0B. Ford Motor has acquired in 6 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (25%) and internet software and services (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 4

Ford Motor

Ford Motor Co.

One American Road,
Dearborn, Michigan 48126
United States,
(313) 322-3000
www.ford.com

Ford Motor produces and sells automobiles under the Ford and Lincoln brands. In addition to the products Ford sells to dealerships for retail sale, the Company also sells vehicles to dealerships for sale to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. Ford Motor also sells parts and accessories, primarily to dealerships and to authorized parts distributors. Through its dealerships, Ford Motor also offers extended service contracts to retail customers. Ford Motor was formed in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 8 1 2 - - 1 12
vol $8.0B $8.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 9 - - 2 - - 11
vol $19.6B $19.6B
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Electriphi, Inc. 2021-06-17 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.electriphi.ai
Ford Green Wing LLC 2019-09-12 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.drivecanvas.com
OEConnection LLC 2019-08-02 - Secondary Buyout
Richfield, Ohio · www.oeconnection.com
Skinny Labs, Inc. 2018-11-08 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.spin.app
Solid Power 2018-09-10 - Venture
Louisville, Colorado · www.solidpowerbattery.com
Argo AI, LLC 2017-02-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.argo.ai
Chariot 2016-09-09 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.chariot.com
SAIPS 2016-08-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.saips.co.il
OEConnection LLC 2016-06-02 - Stake Purchase
Richfield, Ohio · www.oeconnection.com
Myine Electronics LLC (dba Livio Radio) 2013-09-26 9M USD Add-on Acquisition
Ferndale, Michigan · www.livioradio.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Argo AI, LLC 2017-02-10 Princeton Lightwave, Inc. 2017-11-08 1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.argo.ai Cranbury, New Jersey · www.princetonlightwave.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 3 (25%) 6.5B (81%) 3 (27%) 4.1B (21%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (17%) - 1 (9%) -
Retail 1 (8%) 1.5B (19%) 2 (18%) 493M (3%)
Transportation 2 (17%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - 1 (9%) -
Software 1 (8%) - 1 (9%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (8%) - - -
Electronics 1 (8%) 9M (< 1%) - -
Consumer Services - - 1 (9%) 15.0B (77%)
Financial Services - - 1 (9%) -
Insurance - - 1 (9%) -
Total 12 $8.0B 11 $19.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 9M 8 17.3B
  California 3 - 1 -
  Ohio 1 - 1 -
  Michigan 1 9M 1 -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Texas - - 1 -
  Georgia - - 1 -
  Florida - - 1 15.0B
Sweden 1 6.5B 1 1.8B
United Kingdom 1 1.5B 1 493M
Brazil 1 - - -
Canada - - 1 -
Israel 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (67%) 9M (< 1%) 8 (73%) 17.3B (88%)
Cross-border 4 (33%) 8.0B (100%) 3 (27%) 2.3B (12%)
Total 12 $8.0B 11 $19.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Hogan Lovells
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $8.0B
< $100M 1 $9M
TOTAL $8.0B
Largest Volvo Car Corp.
$6.5B (1999-02-04)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $19.1B
$100M to $1B 1 $493M
TOTAL $19.6B
Largest Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.
$15.0B (2005-09-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
2 (17%)
Strategic(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
27%
3 (27%)
Strategic(s)
45%
5 (45%)

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