PACCAR Mergers and Acquisitions Summary


PACCAR has acquired 2 companies.

PACCAR’s largest acquisition to date was in 1996, when it acquired DAF Trucks N.V. for $543M. PACCAR has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (50%) and transportation (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2



777-106th Avenue NE,
Bellevue, Washington 98004
United States,
(425) 468-7400

PACCAR designs, manufactures and distributes light, medium, and heavy-duty commercial trucks and associated aftermarket parts. Light and medium-duty trucks have a gross vehicle weight ranging from 16,000 to 33,000 lbs in North America and 6 to 16 metric tonnes in Europe. Heavy duty trucks have a gross vehicle weight of over 33,000 lbs in North America and over 16 metric tonnes in Europe. PACCAR’s trucks are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. These trucks, which are built in three plants in the United States, three in Europe and one each in Australia, Canada, Mexico and Brasil, are used worldwide for over-the-road and off-highway hauling of freight, petroleum, wood products, construction and other materials. PACCAR was formed in 1905 and is based in Bellevue, Washington.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $543M $543M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Truck Center Hauser GmbH (TCH) 2007-05-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Dieburg, Germany
DAF Trucks N.V. 1996-11-15 543M USD Add-on Acquisition
Noord-Brabant, Netherlands ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 1 (50%) 543M (100%) - -
Transportation 1 (50%) - - -
Total 2 $543M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Germany 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 543M - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 2 (100%) 543M (100%) - -
Total 2 $543M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $543M
Largest DAF Trucks N.V.
$543M (1996-11-15)

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