HANZA sells real estate in Finland

HANZA Holding AB (publ) has today sold its real estate in Riihimäki, Finland.

The sales of the building does not affect manufacturing, as Riihimäki already previously has been excluded from HANZA operations. However the sales is an integrated part of HANZA’s Cluster strategy

“A key reason for HANZA’s success is how we develop unique Manufacturing Clusters”, says Erik Stenfors, CEO HANZA. “We collect different manufacturing expertise in certain geographical areas, to provide a complete manufacturing-chain with high flexibility and total quality and cost control.”

The transaction will lower HANZA’s debt by 11 MSEK and results in a capital gain of 2 MSEK in Q2, 2016.

"The costs of our cluster development stays limited due to that we balance the costs with revenues from the sale of surplus assets” says Erik Stenfors, CEO HANZA.

For more information please contact: 
Erik Stenfors, CEO, Phone: 46 8 624 62 00, email: erik.stenfors@hanza.com

Lars Åkerblom, CFO, Phone: 46 707 94 98 78, email: lars.akerblom@hanza.com

The information in this press release is such that HANZA must disclose it in accordance with the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 1.20 pm (CET), May 27, 2016. Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag is the company's certified adviser. 

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HANZA is a fast growing industrial business partner within manufacturing. The company increases growth and profitability for its custormers by supplying complete manufacturing solutions in mechanics, electronics, cables and final assembly. HANZA was founded in 2008 and has grown into a SEK billion company. The Company currently operates in Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Poland, Slovakia and China. Among HANZA’s clients there are leading industrial companies such as Atlas Copco, Ericsson, ABB and Saab Defense. www.hanza.com


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