Knight-Swift Transportation Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Knight-Swift Transportation has acquired 6 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years.

Knight-Swift Transportation’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired AAA Cooper Transportation for $1.4B. Knight-Swift Transportation has acquired in 5 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (84%) and software (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Advisors 4

Knight-Swift Transportation

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc.

20002 North 19th Avenue,
Phoenix, Arizona 85027
United States,
(602) 269-2000
www.knight-swift.com

Knight-Swift Transportation is a provider of multiple truckload transportation and logistics services that uses a national network of service centers across the US to serve customers throughout North America. Knight also contracts with third-party equipment providers to provide a broad range of truckload services to its customers. Knight-Swift was formed in 1989 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 3 - - - 3 - 6
vol $112M $1.4B $1.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AAA Cooper Transportation 2021-07-06 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Dothan, Alabama · www.aaacooper.com
UTXL, Inc. 2021-06-01 23M USD Add-on Acquisition
Kansas City, Missouri · www.utxl.com
Eleos Technologies 2021-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenville, South Carolina · www.eleostech.com
Swift Transportation Co. 2017-04-10 - Merger
Phoenix, Arizona · www.swifttrans.com
Barr-Nunn Transportation, Inc. 2014-10-01 112M USD Add-on Acquisition
Granger, Iowa · www.barr-nunn.com
Roads West Transportation, Inc. 2006-10-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Phoenix, Arizona
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Transportation 5 (83%) 1.5B (100%) - -
Software 1 (17%) - - -
Total 6 $1.5B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 1.5B - -
  Arizona 2 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 23M - -
  Iowa 1 112M - -
  Alabama 1 1.4B - -
Total 6 $1.5B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group LLC
1
Dinan & Company LLC (Dinan Capital Advisors)
1
Legal Deals
Scudder Law Firm, P.C., L.L.O.
3
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
$100M to $1B 1 $112M
< $100M 1 $23M
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest AAA Cooper Transportation
$1.4B (2021-07-06)

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