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 Portfolio Investments, 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 Portfolio Investments, Volito has significant ownership interests in both listed and unlisted companies. Volito has an ownership philosophy of engagement that aims for stable, long-term growth. The Group strives for active ownership with involvement on the companies’ boards.
Volito has a diversified portfolio with holdings in Peab AB (publ), Bulten AB (publ), Anticimex AB, Sdiptech AB (publ), Avensia AB (publ) and EQT’s funds.
Peab AB is one of the leading construction and civil engineering companies in the Nordic countries. Bulten is one of the largest suppliers of fasteners to the European automotive industry. Anticimex is a leading global specialist in pest control that applies prevention, new technology and sustainable solutions to create healthy environments for companies and individuals. Sdiptech is a technology group specialising in urban infrastructure. Avensia is a leading company in e-commerce. EQT is a leading investment firm with portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the USA.
Karin Bengtsson has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Volito AB. Karin will assume the position March 2, 2020 at the latest, and she will succeed Fredrik Molested who will take up the position as CFO in AB Axel Granlund. Karin currently holds the position as the CFO of the Malmberg Group.Read more
Front row, from left: Karl-Fredrik Granlund, Board Member. Peter Granlund, Board Member. Axel Granlund, Board Member. Back row, from left: Ulf Liljedahl, President and CEO. Karl-Axel Granlund, Chairman of the Board. Lennart Blecher, Board Member.
From left: Pelle Hammarström (Managing Director, Volito Fastigheter), Ulf Liljedahl (President and CEO, Volito AB), Karin Bengtsson (CFO, Volito AB), Johan Frithiof (Managing Director Volito Automation).