ÅF - ÅF acquires leading consulting company in Denmark
Fri, 27/04/2007 - 13:15 CEST
For further information, please contact: Åke Rosenius, President, ÅF Infrastructure Division +46 (0)70-827 91 30 Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information +46 (0)70-657 20 26 ÅF, via the Group's Infrastructure Division, is increasing its stake in the Danish technical consulting company Hansen & Henneberg from 49 percent to 80 percent. The acquisition takes place against the background of several years' successful cooperation between ÅF and Hansen & Henneberg. ÅF purchased 49 percent of the shares in the Danish company in 2001. Hansen & Henneberg was established in 1947 and today has a staff of almost 60 based in the company's office in Copenhagen. The company has a reputation as one of Denmark's foremost consulting companies in the areas of electrical engineering, lighting systems, traffic control and information technology. Among its more recent assignments Hansen & Henneberg has been involved in projects to design the power supply and instrumentation for the Great Belt Bridge between the Danish islands of Zealand and Funen, the Öresund Fixed Link between Sweden and Denmark, Copenhagen Airport and the Royal Library in Copenhagen. The acquisition will bring the number of ÅF employees in Denmark to a total of approximately 100. Corporate Information AB Ångpanneföreningen The ÅF Group is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise founded on more than a century of experience. We offer highly qualified services and solutions for industrial processes, infrastructure projects and the development of products and IT systems. We are also one of the leading names in testing and inspection. Today the ÅF Group has 3,500 employees. Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world.