Date Founded



Hornsgatan 1, Gothenburg, 415 50, SWE

Type of Company


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Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Tools & Hardware
Plastics & Synthetics
Metal Manufacturing & Products

Company Description

SKF AB engages in the manufacture of machine and rotating equipment. It operates through the Industrial Market and Automotive Market business segments. The Industrial Marget segment comprises of Industrial Sales Americas, Industrial Sales Europe and Middle East and Africa, Industrial Sales Asia, Industrial Units, Bearing Operations, and Aerospace. The Automotive Market segment provides a range of products, solutions, and services to manufacturers of cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, trailers, buses, two-wheelers, and the vehicle aftermarket. The company was founded by Sven Wingquist in 1907 and is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President

General Counsel & Senior Vice President, Group People, Communication, Legal & Sustainability

President Industrial-Sales Asia

President, Industrial Sales Americas

President Industrial Sales Europe & Middle East & Africa

President, Automotive & Aerospace

President, Bearing Operations

President, Innovation & Business Development

Head of Investor Relations

Board of Directors

Former Executive Director-Small FWD & Rwd Vehicles at Ford Motor Company

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Westport Fuel Systems, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at FAM AB

Baird Capital Partners

President & Chief Executive Officer at SKF AB

President at Tyco Fire Products LP

Former Chief Executive Officer at Mining, Rock Excavation and Construction LLC

Industrial Advisor at EQT Partners AB

Deputy Director at SKF AB

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Didner & Gerge is an active, conservative manager with a long-term investment horizon, following a growth-and-value investment approach. They invest across market-caps and sectors in Swedish equity and equity-related securities, and marginally in derivatives. Part of their portfolio is invested in other Nordic countries. Their investment philosophy emphasizes on a thorough knowledge of companies and their development. They pay limited attention to market trends. The firm employs a bottom-up process to select stock and manages concentrated portfolios, seeking to invest in well managed companies with good stock price potential, a stable sales and earnings history, good profit margins ir the potential to achieve it.They supplement publicly available information on markets and companies with in-house analysis and research that includes a program of company visits. They divest value-driven investments when they reach valuation targets and review growth-driven investments when business expansion slows, with the objective of avoiding premature divestment.

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AP1 is an active, risk-averse manager focused on long-term capital appreciation and meeting planned withdrawals. They seek to diversify and reduce sensitivity to unexpected events by investing in equities, fixed-income, real estate, hedge funds and private equity funds.The firm manages risk by allocating between equity, fixed-income and currency exposure and by establishing the interest sensitivity (duration) of the fixed-income portfolio. They manage large and mid-cap Swedish and foreign equities internally and utilize external managers mainly for emerging markets and foreign small-cap investments. AP1 manages their fixed-income portfolio according to a holistic perspective, investing in an individual market based on total exposure in the fixed-income portfolio and with respect to the desired risk profile. The firm invests in real estate, aiming to make the overall portfolio more robust. Their strategy is to increase the share of Swedish and international real estate investments. They seek a continuous return from rents and invest to a lesser degree in strategies where expected value appreciation is the key component of total return.

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AP3 is an active, risk-averse, long-term manager which manages a diversified global portfolio of listed equities, fixed-income assets and alternative investments, including private equity, real estate, timberland, infrastructure assets and new strategies, aiming to generate maximum possible returns for the pension system.The firm seeks to create value through their investment strategy of time diversification, seeking to generate combined returns from investment processes with short-, medium- and long-term investment horizons. Their strategy is based on risk-taking, risk diversification and forecastability.AP3 is a socially responsible investor which believes that a company's ethical standards and their ability to deliver long-term shareholder value are closely related.

Recent Transactions
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Madison Industries, Inc. purchases Reelcraft Industries, Inc. from SKF AB

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LORD Corporation purchases Fly-By-Wire Systems France from SKF AB

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Stabilus S.A. purchases Kaydon Corp. from SKF AB

Transaction Advisors

Advised onNN, Inc. purchases Skf AB /Component Manufacturing Operations from SKF AB

Legal Advisor

Advised onSKF AB purchases Kaydon Corp.

Legal Advisor

Advised onSKF AB purchases Kaydon Corp.

Legal Advisor

Advised onSKF AB purchases Kaydon Corp.

Legal Advisor

Advised onSKF AB purchases Kaydon Corp.

Investment Advisor

Advised onMadison Capital Partners Corp., Filtration Group Corp. purchase Kaydon Corp. /Subsidiaries (2) from SKF AB

Advisors & Consultants

Former President, Automotive & Aerospace at SKF AB

Legal Advisor

Partner at Reed Smith LLP


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