Melker Schörling

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Melker Schörling
Born (1947-05-15) 15 May 1947 (age 70)
Residence Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Alma mater School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg
Occupation Founder, Melker Schorling AB
Net worth $7.0 billion (September 2017)[1]
Spouse(s) Kerstin Schörling
Children 2

Melker Schörling (born 1947) is a Swedish billionaire businessman. His investment company Melker Schörling AB (MSAB) has large interests in Securitas AB, Assa Abloy, Hexagon AB, Loomis and more. Schörling formed a partnership with fellow billionaire Gustaf Douglas, who is also a major shareholder in Securitas and Assa Abloy.

Early life[edit]

Melker Schörling is a graduate of the School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg.[1]


He made a name for himself as the CEO of Securitas in 1987[2] before moving on to Skanska, when Percy Barnevik was chair. Schörling later left his executive career to focus on his own investments.

In August 2006, Schörling revealed that he would take MSAB public, listing it on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. He also unveiled a new board of directors. The new board, one of the most high-profile in the Swedish business world, includes Stefan Persson, Carl-Henric Svanberg, and Schörling's daughter.

As of January 2015, he is worth $6.5 billion according to Forbes.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is married, with two children, and lives in Stockholm.[1]