United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

55 Glenlake Parkway, NE,
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
United States,
(404) 828-6000
www.ups.com

United Parcel Service, Inc., is a provider in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 9 1 3 1 1 2 17
vol $2.3B $1.8B $4.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $38M $38M
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Largest Coyote Logistics LLC
$1.8B (2015-07-31)
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Largest UPS Aviation Technologies, Inc.
$38M (2003-08-22)

According to our data here at Mergr, United Parcel Service has acquired 20 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

United Parcel Service’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Coyote Logistics for $1.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2003, when it sold UPS Aviation Technologies to Garmin International for $38M. United Parcel Service has acquired in 5 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (77%) and business services (6%).

When analyzing the transportation sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 214 transportation companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 10 have acquired at least 5 companies. The most prolific strategic transportation acquirer over the past 3 years is AGRO Merchants Group, with 8 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the transportation sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 5 platform acquisitions.

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