Volvo AB Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Manufacturing Company

Volvo AB has acquired 2 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 6 assets.

Volvo AB’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Renault Trucks for $1.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1999, when it sold Volvo Car to Ford Motor for $6.5B. Volvo AB has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (50%) and electrical equipment (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Volvo AB

Amazonvagen Torslanda,
Gothenburg, 405 08
Sweden,
+46 31 66 00 00
www.volvogroup.com

Aktiebolaget Volvo is a Swedish multinational manufacturing company. Volvo's principal activity is the production of trucks, buses, and construction equipment. Volvo also supplies marine and industrial drive systems.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
vol $1.5B $1.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $7.4B $7.4B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Designwerk Products AG 2021-04-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Winterthur, Switzerland · www.designwerk.com
BlueLine Rental LLC 2013-12-10 - Divestiture
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania · www.bluelinerental.com
Volvo Aero Corp. 2012-10-01 974M GBP Divestiture
Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
VAS Aero Services LLC 2010-10-07 - Divestiture
Boca Raton, Florida · www.vas.aero
Outsmart AB 2010-08-24 - Divestiture
Göteborg, Sweden · www.outsmart.se
Volvo - Material Handling Equipment Business 2008-04-25 - Divestiture
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Renault Trucks 2000-04-26 1.5B USD Divestiture
Saint-Priest, France · www.renault-trucks.com
Volvo Car Corp. 1999-02-04 6.5B USD Divestiture
Gothenburg, Sweden · www.volvocars.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Volvo Construction Equipment    - Terex - Off-highway Hauler Business 2013-12-09 2
, Sweden Motherwell, United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 1 (50%) 1.5B (100%) 1 (17%) 6.5B (87%)
Aerospace - - 2 (33%) 974M (13%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (50%) - - -
Business Services - - 1 (17%) -
Machinery - - 1 (17%) -
Marketing - - 1 (17%) -
Total 2 $1.5B 6 $7.4B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Sweden - - 3 7.4B
United States - - 3 -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 -
  Florida - - 1 -
France 1 1.5B - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic - - 3 (50%) 7.4B (100%)
Cross-border 2 (100%) 1.5B (100%) 3 (50%) -
Total 2 $1.5B 6 $7.4B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Renault Trucks
$1.5B (2000-04-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $6.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $974M
TOTAL $7.4B
Largest Volvo Car Corp.
$6.5B (1999-02-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
3 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
3 (50%)

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