AB Volvo

AB Volvo

AB Volvo

Date Founded



Gropegårdsgatan 2,Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland 417 15

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery
Other Transportation
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing

Company Description

Volvo AB engages in the design, manufacture, and market of commercial vehicles. It operates through the following segments: Trucks, Construction Equipment, Buses, Volvo Penta, Group Functions and Other, Industrial Operations, and Financial Services. The Trucks segment includes the production, development, and logistics for powertrain and parts. The Volvo Penta segment markets marine and industrial engines. The Group Functions and Other segment encompasses Volvo Group IT and Volvo Group Real Estate. The company was founded by Assar-Thorvald Nathanael-Gabrielsson and Erik Gustaf Larson in 1915 and is headquartered in Göteborg, Sweden.

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Executives & Employees

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President Group Legal & Compliance & General Counsel

Group Chief Technology Officer

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President-Group Finance

Executive Vice President Group Human Resources

Executive Vice President Volvo Group & President Volvo Trucks

Executive Vice President Volvo Group & President Renault Trucks

Executive Vice President Volvo Group & President Volvo Construction Equipment

Executive Vice President Group Trucks Operations

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer & President at The Hertz Corporation

Founder at Baja Corp. LLC

Chairman at DevCo Partners Oy

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at AB Volvo

Professional at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Industrivärden AB

Professional at Imerys SA

Director at Ericsson, Inc.

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Alecta is a risk-averse manager which aims to meet the requirements of long-term pension fund management, in terms of delivering a competitive return with prudent risk management. The firm's portfolio holdings consist of approximately 50 percent fixed income, 41 percent equities, and 9 percent real estate. The core of Alecta's philosophy is a competent independent in-house analysis, focusing on the absolute return and risks of their investments. They direct their investment activities mainly to areas where the firm have such in-house capability and expertise. By limiting the number of holdings, they facilitate an even deeper analysis whereby each specific analysis can have a significant impact on the firm's performance.

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Swedbank Robur's philosophy is based on fundamental analysis with focus on risk control. Their investment process emphasizes research-based decision-making with controlling risk to ensure long-term capital appreciation for their clients. The firm's in-house analysis contributes to enhance the investment decisions.

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AMF Fonder invests in the US and in select European and Asian markets. They combine fundamental analysis with quantitative tools to invest in equities. Their investment committee utilizes a top-down approach to strategically allocate equities across regions and sectors and construct concentrated portfolios based on a bottom-up approach which targets reasonably-priced companies with quality management. Stock selection criteria include competitive position, visible earnings, growth potential and valuation focused on earnings projections, cash flow, balance sheet soundness and dividend capacity. In addition to valuation, AMF Fonder meets with companies and their competitors and regularly reviews allocation decisions.

Recent Transactions
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AB Volvo, Volvo Construction Equipment AB purchase CeDe Group AB from Dieden Group AB

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Volkswagen AG purchases WirelessCar AB from AB Volvo

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Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd. purchases AB Volvo from Cevian Capital AB

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Advisors & Consultants

President at Mack Trucks, Inc.

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Founding Member at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC


Co-Director at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management


REV Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture, distribution, and design of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. It operates through the following segments: Fire and Emergency, Commercial, Recreation, and Corporate and Other. The Fire and Emergency segment offers fire apparatus, and ambulance products. The Commercial segment involves in transit and shuttle buses, type A school buses, mobility vans, and other specialty vehicles including sweepers and terminal trucks distributed. The Recreation segment covers motorized RV products sold to brand-loyal, repeat customers who purchase through dealers. The Corporate and Other segment includes corporate office expenses, stock-based compensation, results of insignificant operations, intersegment eliminations, income, and expenses. The company was was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (TCMH) was incorporated in Malaysia on 14 October 1972. From its humble beginning as the distributor of small motor vehicles back in the 1950s, TCMH Group (the Group) is today one of the largest national conglomerates involved in a myriad of business activities; from the assembly and marketing of motor vehicles and auto parts manufacturing to property development as well as trading in various heavy machineries, industrial equipment and consumer products - both locally and abroad. As part of a restructuring exercise to strengthen our foothold as an industry major player; in 1998 various business interests of TCMH abroad were eventually demerged and subsequently listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the Tan Chong International Limited flagship. This was followed by the demerger of its automotive parts division, non-motor division involving cosmetics, undergarments, and the distribution of heavy machinery as well as tourism-related businesses; which was subsequently listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Berhad in 1999 under APM Automotive Holdings Berhad and Warisan TC Holdings Berhad respectively. These exercises have enabled the Group to realign its focus on motor industry business. TCMH is basically an investment holding company and the Group’s current principal activities among others are; assembly and distribution of motor vehicles, provision of after-sales services and motor related financial services such as hire purchase, an insurance agency, and leasing. On top of that, the Group is the franchise holder and exclusive distributor of Nissan passenger and light commercial vehicles as well as Renault vehicles in Malaysia, with 98 sales branches and authorized dealership outlets nationwide; supported by 91 after-sales service centres. In addition, we are also the franchise holder and exclusive distributor for trucks and buses under the UD Trucks and Silverbus brands, with 12 sales centres and 16 sales dealers, supported by 10 after-sales service centres and 36 authorised service dealers; with a market share of 15% for heavy commercial vehicles (HCV), 8% for light commercial vehicles (LCV) and 33% for buses, thus establishing us as one of the leading commercial vehicle distributors in Malaysia. The two assembly plants in Segambut (Kuala Lumpur) and Serendah (Selangor) have very close capacity; both plants together can deliver 100,000 units a year with additional shift and reasonable overtime; the Group’s vehicles sales enjoyed a market share of 11.93% for non-national cars and 5.21% for the industry-wide market as of September 2012

Koç Holding AS engages in the provision of industrial and services. It operates through the following segments: Energy, Automotive, Consumer Durables, Finance, and Other. The Energy segment operates in refinery, fuel distribution, LPG distribution, power generation, natural gas and other industries. The Automotive segment operates in various industries such as passenger cars, commercial vehicles, farm tractors and defense. The Consumer Durables segment involves in white goods and consumer electronics. The Finance segment engages in banking, leasing, insurance, real estate investment trust, pension funds, factoring, brokerage, asset management and consumer finance activities. The Other segment includes other lines of business, which include food production, food production distribution, retailing, tourism, marine operations, information technology, and ship and yacht construction. The company was founded by Vehbi Koç on December 6, 1963 and is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey.

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IronPlanet, Inc. operates an online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment and trucks. It offers construction equipment, cranes, mining equipment, oil and gas machinery, agricultural equipment, trucks and motors, attachments and parts, forestry machinery, forklifts, and quarry and aggregates. The firm also provides rental and online auction services. The company was founded by Reza Bundy Saadlou in 1999 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA.

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Lamera AB develops ultra-light metal composites. It engages in developing, producing, and marketing light stainless steel for energy absorption systems. The firm builds on Hybrix composite technology, which is a ultra light, thin, and formable metal sandwich material. The company was founded by Anders Samuel Axelsson and Mattias Grufberg on December 23, 2004 and is headquartered in Vastra Frolunda, Sweden.

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Professional at Wärtsilä Oyj Abp

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Executive Vice President Volvo Group & Chairman of Ud Trucks at AB Volvo

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Former Senior Vice President-Public & Environmental Affairs at AB Volvo

Actuant Corp. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | MENOMONEE FALLS, WI

Actuant Corp. is a diversified industrial company, which engages in the designing, manufacturing, and distribution of a broad range of industrial products and systems to various end markets. It operates through the Industrial Tools and Services; and Engineered Components and Systems segments. The Industrial Tools and Services segment supplies both products and services to a broad array of end markets, including industrial, energy, mining and production automation markets. The Engineered Components and Systems segment focuses on system critical position and motion control systems, ropes, cables and umbilicals and other customized industrial components to various vehicle, construction, agricultural and other niche markets. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI.

Cummins, Inc. Oil & Gas | Columbus, IN

Cummins, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, sale and service of diesel and natural gas engines and powertrain-related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handing, filtration, emission, solutions and electrical power generation systems. It operates through the following segments: Engine, Distribution, Components and Power Generation. The Engine segment manufactures and markets a range of diesel and natural gas powered engines under the Cummins brand name, for the heavy- and medium-duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle, light-duty automotive, agricultural, construction, mining, marine, oil and gas, rail and governmental equipment markets. The Distribution segment consists of parts, engines, power generation and service, which service and distributes range of its products and services. The Components segment supplies products which complement its Engine and Power Systems segment, including after treatment systems, turbochargers, filtration products and fuel systems for commercial diesel applications. The Power Generation segment designs and manufactures most of the components that make up power generation systems, including controls, alternators, transfer switches and switchgear. The company was founded by Clessie Lyle Cummins and William Glanton Irwin on February 3, 1919 and is headquartered in Columbus, IN.

Perceptron, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | PLYMOUTH, MI

Perceptron, Inc. engages in the development, production, and trade of automated industrial metrology products and solutions. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, and Asia. It offers 3D machine vision solutions, robot guidance, coordinate measuring machines, laser scanning, and advanced analysis software. The company was founded by Dwight D. Carlson and James K. West in 1981 and is headquartered in Plymouth, MI.

Navistar International Corp. Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery - Lisle, IL

Navistar International Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture of military truck, proprietary diesel engines, school and commercial buses, and service parts for trucks and diesel engines. It operates through the following segments: Truck, Parts, Global Operations, and Financial Services. The Truck segment manufactures and distributes class four through eight trucks, buses, military and government vehicles under the International, and IC Bus (IC) brands, and produces engines under its proprietary brand name and parts required to support the military truck lines. The Parts segment offers a proprietary products needed to support the International commercial truck, IC Bus, proprietary engine lines, and export parts business, as well as its other product lines. The Global Operations segment comprises of Brazil engine operations which produce diesel engines under contract manufacturing arrangements. The Financial Services segment includes retail, wholesale, and lease financing of products sold by the truck and parts segments, and dealers within the United States, and Mexico. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Lisle, IL.

Caterpillar, Inc. Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery - Deerfield, IL

For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services and Progress Rail Services.

PACCAR, Inc. Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery - Bellevue, WA

PACCAR, Inc. is a global technology company, which engages in the design and manufacture of light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks. It operates through the following segments: Truck, Parts, Financial Services, and Other. The Truck segment designs and manufactures heavy, medium, and light duty diesel trucks which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF brands. The Parts segment distributes aftermarket parts for trucks and related commercial vehicles. The Financial Services segment provides finance and leasing products; and services provided to truck customers and dealers. The Other segment covers the manufacturing and marketing of industrial winches. The company was founded by William Pigott Sr. in 1905 and is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

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