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Ratos is divided into three different business areas: Construction & Services, Consumer and Industry.

Construction & Services

The business area’s focus is on building and maintaining a sustainable society. The service offering ranges from constructing new sustainable buildings and maintaining critical infrastructure to energy supply and managing material flows.

President Business Area: Christian Johansson Gebauer

About the business area

The business area’s operations benefit from current social developments and trends such as urbanisation, growing populations, the need for renewable energy and efficient resource management. We want to grow the business area by acquiring businesses with complementary service offerings that provide hard and soft synergies to the existing operations. As in our other business areas, the focus is on leading margins and strong cash flows combined with a decentralised corporate culture focused on profitability and a business model built on long-term sustainability. The business area comprises the companies Aibel, airteam, HENT, NVBS, Presis Infra, Speed Group and SSEA Group.

Sales SEK 16,901m (11,406)
Sales growth 48% (7%)
EBITA SEK 1,276m (677)
EBITA margin 7.6% (5.9%)

Construction & Services

Consumer

Companies in the Consumer business area work to simplify and improve life for consumers. To us, simplifying and improving life means, for example, making life healthier and more sustainable, and saving time. The products and services offered are to be sustainable over the long term in every aspect, and ambitious efforts are ongoing in the companies to ensure sustainability in all aspects of their business models.

President Business Area: Anders Slettengren

About the business area

The business area consists of companies that are well positioned in relation to strong prevailing macrotrends such as spending holidays at home, growing interest in outdoor activities, and interior design and horticulture. The companies hold leading positions in their respective segments in the market and consist of generally strong, well-known brands. The business area comprises the companies KVD, Plantasjen and Oase Outdoors.

Sales SEK 6,986m (6,232)
Sales growth 12% (16%)
EBITA SEK 424m (845)
EBITA margin 6.1% (13.6%)

 

Consumer

Industry

The Industry business area is where we develop market-leading industrial companies that are based in the Nordics but export to the entire world. The companies are active in 30 countries across five continents.

President Business Area: Anders Slettengren

About the business area

The companies in the Industry business area are exposed to high-growth markets such as energy-efficient lighting, lightweight material, renewable energy, grocery, product development in Swedish industry and pharmacology. The business area comprises the companies Diab, HL Display, Knightec, LEDiL, Semcon, and TFS HealthScience. Diab, HL Display and LEDiL are clear leaders in their respective markets, and TFS HealthScience is on a good course to become so. The technology consultancy companies Knightec and Semcon are the latest additions to the business area, and both have bright futures ahead of them. There are many solutions among engineers and in new technology for accelerating the transition to a sustainable society. When searching for new companies to add to the business area, we value established, close customer contact highly, as well as high profitability and a strong history that we can develop further.

Sales SEK 6,002m (4,913)
Sales growth 22% (1%)
EBITA, adjusted SEK 445m (432)
EBITA margin, adjusted 7.4% (8.8%)

Industry