Volito is a privately owned investment group headquartered in Malmö. The business was founded in 1991 with an initial focus on aircraft leasing. After achieving rapid early success, Volito broadened its activities and started to expand.
Today, Volito is a strong, growth-oriented group based on a balanced approach to risk-taking and a long-term perspective. The Group’s activities are divided into three diversified business areas: Real Estate, Industry and Listed Holdings, areas that develop their own business units, business segments and subsidiaries.
Business Area Real Estate consists of Volito Fastigheter, which owns and manages commercial properties in the Malmö region. The business is characterised by a long-term approach, efficient property management, a high level of service and close relations with customers and partners. Volito Fastigheter has continuously developed its portfolio in order to strengthen its presence in the Malmö region’s most attractive areas. The company’s aims include positioning Volito Fastigheter as one of Malmö’s most well-known real estate companies and the best in terms of property management and customer relations.
Business Area Industry starts up, acquires and develops industry-related businesses. Today, Business Area Industry consists of Volito Automation, a rapidly growing organisation focused on knowledge-intensive companies in industrial automation. In a short time, Volito Automation has established a well-reputed business in Sweden, Finland and Norway composed of multiple subsidiaries in hydraulic solutions.
Volito Automation stands ready to start up further automation-oriented businesses in areas such as pneumatics, electronics, control and regulation technology, and robotics.
Within Business Area Listed Holdings, Volito has significant and active ownership interests in listed companies. Volito has an ownership philosophy of engagement aimed at stable, long-term growth, and the Group is represented on the companies’ respective boards. Today, the business area consists of holdings in Peab AB and Bulten AB. Peab AB is one the leading construction and civil engineering companies in the Nordic countries. Volito is one of the company’s largest owners. Bulten AB is one of the largest suppliers of fasteners to the European automotive industry. Volito is the largest owner of Bulten AB.
The Board of Directors of Volito Industri AB has appointed Johan Frithiof as Managing Director of Volito Automation AB. Johan will assume the position March 1, 2018 at the latest, and he will succeed Thomas Larsson who will leave the Volito Group. Johan currently holds the position as the Managing Director of FAS Converting Machinery AB.Read more
Front row, from left: Lennart Blecher, Board Member. Karl-Axel Granlund, Chairman of the Board. Ulf Liljedahl, President and CEO. Back row, from left: Karl-Fredrik Granlund, Board Member. Peter Granlund, Board Member. Axel Granlund, Board Member.
From left: Thomas Larsson (CEO, Volito Automation), Fredrik Molested (CFO, Volito AB), Pelle Hammarström (CEO, Volito Fastigheter), Ulf Liljedahl (President and CEO, Volito AB)