As communicated on June 22 Ahlsell entered an agreement to acquire a Swedish Water & Sewer business, ViaCon VA, with annual sales of approximately SEK 320 million. The agreement is structured as a transfer of assets including inventories, equipment and immaterial property related to the Water & Sewer operations and the distribution of products such as pipes, pumps, dwells, manholes, valves and fittings. The deal also includes a distribution agreement of ViaCon’s geotechnical products for use in small and medium-sized construction projects in Sweden and Norway.
The acquisition is expected to have a marginal positive impact on Ahlsell's earnings per share for 2017.
For further information please contact:
Johan Nilsson, President and CEO
+46 8 685 70 00, Johan.Nilsson@ahlsell.se
Karin Larsson, Head of Investor relations and external communications
+46 8 685 59 24, Karin.Larsson@ahlsell.se