Indutrade acquires Swedish measurement company AVA Monitoring

Indutrade has on 31 January signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares in AVA Monitoring AB, (https://avamonitoring.com/) with annual sales of approximately SEK 45 million.

AVA Monitoring develops, manufactures and sells vibration measurement and monitoring equipment used in connection to infrastructure engineering projects and construction projects. Through fully automated measurement systems with unattended and remotely controlled field instruments, ground vibrations and noise can be measured, controlled and monitored remotely via an online web application.

The company works through technological innovation to reduce the environmental impact on people, buildings, land, air and waterways in connection to, for example, infrastructure engineering projects. The customers are often specialized in providing measurement services in connection to construction projects and infrastructure engineering projects, mainly on the Nordic market. Additionally, AVA Monitoring’s products and solutions are being sold via distributors in the UK, Australia and Canada.

The closing takes place today and the company will be included in Indutrade’s Business Area Measurement & Sensor Technology.

The acquisition is expected to have a marginally positive impact on Indutrade’s earnings per share.

Stockholm, 31 January 2020

INDUTRADE AB (publ)

For further information, please contact:

Bo Annvik, President and CEO

Phone +46 8 703 03 00

About Indutrade

Indutrade markets and sells components, systems and services with a high-tech content within selected niches. Indutrade’s business is distinguished by

- High-tech products for recurring needs
- Growth through a structured and tried-and tested acquisition strategy
- A decentralised organisation characterised by an entrepreneurial spirit

The Group is organised into eight Business Areas: Benelux, DACH, Finland, Flow Technology, Fluids & Mechanical Solutions, Industrial Components, Measurement & Sensor Technology and UK. Indutrade’s sales totalled SEK 16,848 million in 2018, generating an operating profit of SEK 2,087 million before amortisation of intangible assets. Indutrade is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Please read more at www.indutrade.com

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Indutrade is an international technology and industrial business group that today consists of more than 200 companies in some 30 countries, mainly in Europe. In a decentralised way, we aim to provide sustainable profitable growth by developing and acquiring successful companies managed by passionate entrepreneurs. Our companies develop, manufacture, and sell components, systems and services with significant technical content in selected niches. Our value-based culture, where people make the difference, has been the foundation of our success since the start in 1978. Indutrade's net sales totalled SEK 18.4 billion in 2019, and the share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in Sweden.

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