Date Founded



Hornsgatan 1,Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland 415 50

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

Company Description

SKF AB engages in the manufacturing of machine and rotating equipment. It operates through the following business segments: Industrial Market, Automotive Market, and Specialty Business. The Industrial Market segment's key customers are in the following industries: heavy industry, such as metals, mining, cement, pulp, and paper; general industry, in which automation, machine tools, and industrial drives falls under railway, marine, energy, such as wind that covers oil and gas and off-highway, such as construction and agriculture. 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 Specialty Business segment consists of five stand-alone businesses with different customer-specific applications solutions. The company was founded by Sven Wingquist in 1907 and is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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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

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Head, Group Commercial Vehicles at Volkswagen AG

Chairman & Managing Director at Bharat Forge Ltd.

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

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

President & Chief Executive Officer at SKF AB

Chief Executive Officer at FAM AB

President at Tyco Fire Products LP

Baird Capital Partners

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

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Swedbank Robur is an active, research-based manager with a long-term outlook. Their GARP-oriented investment approach combines top-down (using proprietary macroeconomic models) and bottom-up considerations (for regions, sectors and companies). Their investment products include equity, fixed-income and balanced funds and cover all major regions, sectors and asset classes.The bulk of the firm's assets is invested in equity. Their equity portfolios are constructed primarily of Scandinavian and European stocks, focusing on large-cap companies with a proven track record, sound management and financial stability. They manage fixed-income portfolios against indexes.Swedbank Robur conducts fundamental analysis. Investment decisions are informed by in-depth research into macroeconomics, industry sectors, and companies. Research emphasizes a regional focus on Scandinavia, Europe, the US and Asia, as well as a sector focus on health care, technology, cyclicals, consumer, financials and social responsibility.Specialist investment managers are organized in teams, and regularly visit the companies in which they invest. Portfolios are subject to an in-depth follow-up process and independent risk control.

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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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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

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