Lifco acquires Norwegian Auto-Maskin

Lifco has signed an agreement to acquire Auto-Maskin, a leading producer of Diesel Control Units for environmentally friendly marine applications. The company is also a supplier of solutions in emergency power management systems for demanding applications such as telecom, airports, hospitals and defense.

In 2015, Auto-Maskin’s sales will amount to approximately 130 MNOK. The Group will be consolidated in business area Systems Solution. The acquisition will not have any significant effect on Lifco’s earnings or financial position in current financial year.

Based in the high tech sector of Skjetten outside Oslo, Auto-Maskin has been building control and monitoring solutions linked to the marine and industrial markets since 1969.

The company has customers all over the globe and approximately 65 employees.

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Åse Lindskog  
Media and investor relations manager
Phone +46 730 244 872


About Lifco

Lifco acquires and develops market-leading niched operations with the potential to deliver sustainable profit growth and strong cash flows. The Group has three business areas: Dental, Demolition & Tools and Systems Solutions. Lifco has a clear corporate philosophy which implies a long-term perspective, focus on profits and a highly decentralized organization. Lifco has 118 companies in 28 countries. In 2014, the Group’s net sales amounted to SEK 6.8 billion and the EBITA margin was 14.2%. For more information, visit

This information is made public December 18, 2015, at 11.00am CET according to the Securities Market Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act and/or the regulations of the Nasdaq Stockholm.

Lifco offers a safe haven for small and medium-sized businesses. Lifco’s business concept is to acquire and develop market-leading niche businesses with the potential to deliver sustainable earnings growth and robust cash flows. Lifco is guided by a clear philosophy implying that the company has a long-term view on its holdings, a focus on profitability and a strongly decentralised organisation. The Group has three business areas: Dental, Demolition & Tools and Systems Solutions. At the end of 2019 the Lifco Group consisted of 164 operating companies in 30 countries. In 2019 Lifco reported an EBITA margin of 18.2 per cent on net sales of SEK 13.9 billion.


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