The VBG Group is an international industrial group with more than 1 700 employees in 17 countries. The Parent Company VBG Group AB is a long-term owner that provides active management of the Group’s three wholly owned divisions through considerable industrial expertise, a strong corporate culture and financial resilience.
The Group’s divisions – Truck & Trailer Equipment, Mobile Climate Control and Ringfeder Power Transmission – develop, manufacture, market and sell products under strong, well-known brands all over the world.
VBG Group AB’s Series B share was introduced on Nasdaq Stockholm in 1987 and is listed today on the Mid Cap list.
The VBG Group is characterised by a down-to-earth, strong corporate culture, which is summarised in the company’s shared values – Keystones. Our corporate culture is also reflected in our VBG Group Code of Conduct. Together, the Keystones and Code of Conduct form a compass that guides us in our strategic decisions and day-to-day work.
The VBG Group has enjoyed very stable growth since its initial listing on the stock exchange in 1987 and has built up a strong financial position over the years. The Group’s strong financial position creates conditions for acquisitions and investments, even during periods of economic downturn.
Read more in our Annual Report.
The Group’s head office in Sweden works primarily on stock-exchange related issues and overall Group-level issues such as strategic development, financing, risk management, acquisition and policy matters. We also work closely with the Group’s operational activities relating to the strategic governance and monitoring of the divisions.
Read more under Strategic governance.
|Net sales, SEK M||3611,2||3,147.2||3,725.4||3,492.4||3,002.0||1,543.9|
|Profit after financial items, SEK M||441,4||326.5||397||373.1||315.6||168.1|
|Profit after tax, SEK M||337,1||226.7||299,5||273.0||220.5||120.8|
|Earnings per share, SEK||13,48||9.07||11,98||10.92||9.62||9.66|
|Equity/assets ratio, %||59,9||58.7||57.8||56.7||54.7||29.6|
|Average number of employees||1600||1 486||1 596||1,561||1,446||764|