Sweco

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SWECO AB
Publicly traded Aktiebolag
Traded as SWECO.B
Industry Engineering
Founded 1997
Founder Hugo Theorell
Headquarters Kungsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
Area served
Mainly northern Europe
Key people
Johan Nordström
(Chairman)
Tomas Carlsson
(President and CEO)
Products Consultancy
Revenue 1.7 billion euro
Number of employees
14,500 (2015)[1]
Parent Investment AB Latour (31.0%)
Website SWECO
Sweco's main offices in Stockholm.

Sweco AB (originally "Swedish Consultants") is one of the larger European engineering consultancy companies, active in the fields of construction, architecture, and environmental engineering.

As of 2015, Sweco has about 14,500 employees and presence in

  1. Sweden,
  2. Norway,
  3. Finland, Estonia,
  4. Denmark,
  5. Netherlands,
  6. Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania,
  7. the United Kingdom, Belgium, Bulgaria, Turkey, and China.

The company is listed at the stock exchange OMX Nordiska Börs in Stockholm and has its historical roots in a number of companies, now merged, such as AB Vattenbyggnadsbyrån (VBB), VIAK AB, FFNS AB and Grontmij.

History[edit]

  • 1889 Hugo Theorell starts Theorells Ingenjörsbyrå[2]
  • 1897 J. Gust. Richert establishes AB Vattenbyggnadsbyrån (VBB)[3]
  • 1930 VIAK, Olsson & Jonsson founded[4]
  • 1958 FFNS Arkitekter founded[5]
  • 1987 Stock market listing of FFNS Arkitekter [6]
  • 1988 VBB acquires BECO. VBB group is formed[7]
  • 1997 FFNS acquires VBB group and Sweco is formed[8]
  • 2003 Sweco acquires Statkraft Grøner and PIC[9]
  • 2013 Sweco acquires Vectura Consulting AB.[10]
  • 2015 Sweco acquires Grontmij N.V.[11]

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