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.

For more information about Auto-Maskin visit

For more information please contact:

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.