Volvo AB

Amazonvagen Torslanda,
Gothenburg, 405 08
+46 31 66 00 00

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.

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Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $1.5B $1.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $7.4B $7.4B

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Largest Renault Trucks
$1.5B (2000-04-26)
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Largest Volvo Car Corp.
$6.5B (1999-02-04)

According to our data here at Mergr, Volvo AB has acquired 1 company. 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. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (100%).

When analyzing the manufacturing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 225 manufacturing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 8 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic manufacturing acquirer over the past 3 years is Patrick Industries, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the manufacturing sector over the past 3 years is Anders Invest B.V. with 4 platform acquisitions.

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