Tesla Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Automotive Company

Tesla has acquired 6 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Tesla’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired SolarCity for $2.6B. Tesla has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (34%) and automotive (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla)

3500 Deer Creek Road,
Palo Alto, California 94304
United States,
(650) 681-5000
www.teslamotors.com


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 3 1 - 2 - - 6
vol $2.6B $219M $2.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DeepScale 2019-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.deepscale.ai
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. 2019-02-04 219M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.maxwell.com
Perbix 2017-11-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Golden Valley, Minnesota · www.perbix.com
Grohmann Engineering GmbH 2016-11-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Prum, Germany · www.grohmann-engineering.de
SolarCity Corp. 2016-08-01 2.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Mateo, California · www.solarcity.com
Riviera Tool, LLC 2015-05-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Grand Rapids, Michigan · www.rivieratool.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 2 (33%) - - -
Automotive 1 (17%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (17%) 219M (8%) - -
Information Technology 1 (17%) - - -
Renewable Energy 1 (17%) 2.6B (92%) - -
Total 6 $2.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 2.8B - -
  California 3 2.8B - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (83%) 2.8B (100%) - -
Cross-border 1 (17%) - - -
Total 6 $2.8B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.6B
$100M to $1B 1 $219M
TOTAL $2.8B
Largest SolarCity Corp.
$2.6B (2016-08-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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