Gunnebo has completed the acquisition of Cominfo

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Gunnebo has completed the acquisition of the Czech company, Cominfo a.s. that was announced June 20, 2019. The acquisition is in line with the Group’s profitable growth strategy and will further strengthen the market position for its Business Unit Entrance Control.

“I am happy to welcome Cominfo to the Gunnebo Group,” comments Gunnebo’s President & CEO Henrik Lange. “Cominfo is a well-run business that has demonstrated stable profitable growth in recent years. It is a good strategic fit for our Entrance Control business since it will extend both our geographical footprint and product offering. In addition, there are synergies within production and R&D.”

Cominfo is based in Zlin in the south-east part of the Czech Republic and has some 160 employees. Cominfo has an annual turnover of approximately MSEK 140 and an EBITA margin in line with the one for Business Unit Entrance Control. The acquisition will, on an annual basis, add approximately 13% of sales to Business Unit Entrance Control and 3% to the total Group sales.

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For more information, please contact:
Henrik Lange, President & CEO Gunnebo AB, tel. +46 10 2095 026, or
Karin Wallström Nordén, SVP Marketing & Communications, tel. +46 708 283339

Gunnebo AB (publ) is a leading, global security provider offering a range of sustainable security products, services and software to retail, mass transit, public and commercial buildings, industrial and high-risk sites, and banks. Gunnebo operates within four core Business Units: Safe Storage (38% of Group sales), Cash Management (21%) Entrance Control (20%), and Integrated Security (21%).

In 2018, Gunnebo's continuing operations had a turnover of MSEK 5,100 generated by 4,500 employees located in 25 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

Gunnebo’s share (GUNN) is traded on NASDAQ Stockholm under Mid Cap and Industrials.