Ahlsell

In May 2012, CVC completed the acquisition of Ahlsell, the leading distributor of electrical, refrigeration and heating and plumbing products to trade and DIY enthusiasts in the Nordic region.

The company has more than 220 outlets in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Estonia and Russia. It offers a wide range of products and services in heating and plumbing, electrical, tools and machinery, refrigeration and DIY. The group has an annual turnover of approximately €2.3 billion (2011) and employs some 4,500 members of staff.

CVC shares our vision and can provide the capital and expertise to support Ahlsell into a period of renewed growth, which is without question to the benefit of our customers.

Göran Näsholm, CEO

Date of investment

May 2012

Fund

Fund V & Tandem

Business

Plumbing, electrical products and tools

Country

Sweden

Turnover

SEK21,779.4 million

Number of employees

4,300

CEO

Göran Näsholm

Company website

www.ahlsell.com