Volvo - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Volvo M&A Summary

Volvo has acquired 3 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 6 assets.

Volvo’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 has acquired in 1 US state, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (67%) and automotive (34%).

Volvo Business Overview

Where is Volvo headquartered?

Volvo is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.

What is Volvo’s revenue?

Volvo disclosed revenue of 338,446M SEK for 2020 and 431,981M SEK for 2019.

How many employees does Volvo have?

Volvo has 80,784 employees.

What sector is Volvo in?

Volvo is a manufacturing company.

When was Volvo founded?

Volvo was founded in 1915.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Volvo

Volvo AB

GropegArdsgatan 2,
Gothenburg, 417 15
Sweden,
+46 31 66 00 00
www.volvogroup.com

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. Volvo was incorporated in 1915 and is based in Gothenburg, Sweden.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 - - 1 3
vol $1.5B $210M $1.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $7.4B $7.4B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Proterra - battery business 2024-02-01 210M USD Divestiture
Burlingame, California
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
Electrical Equipment 2 (67%) 210M (12%) - -
Automotive 1 (33%) 1.5B (88%) 1 (17%) 6.5B (87%)
Aerospace - - 2 (33%) 974M (13%)
Business Services - - 1 (17%) -
Machinery - - 1 (17%) -
Marketing - - 1 (17%) -
Total 3 $1.7B 6 $7.4B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 210M 3 -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 -
  California 1 210M - -
  Florida - - 1 -
Sweden - - 3 7.4B
France 1 1.5B - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic - - 3 (50%) 7.4B (100%)
Cross-border 3 (100%) 1.7B (100%) 3 (50%) -
Total 3 $1.7B 6 $7.4B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $210M
TOTAL $1.7B
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)
67%
2 (67%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
3 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
3 (50%)

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