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Key facts 2017

  • Net Sales: 942 m€
  • EBITDA: Approx 12%
  • No Employees: > 9,000 at 25 sites in 19 countries. Sales in more than 60 countries.
  • Owner: KKR (100%)
  • History: Founded in 1939 in Bjärnum.
    Olle Andersson developed business substantially from 1957-87, thereafter third generation (Bengt Adolfsson and Ann-Charlotte Andersson) developed it into a 1 billion SEK business. Private Equity owned since 1999: initially Atle, Ratos and Nordic Capital. 2003-2006 Investcorp and since 2006 Candover that changed name in 2011 to Arle Capital Partners. In 2016, KKR, a leading global investment firm, acquired Arle Capital Partners’ stake in Hilding Anders. 10 acquisitions during the past decade. European market leader.


Investor-related matters

Jo Bennett

Bank-related matters
Finance Director

Jenny Appenrodt