Maskingruppen Syd AB has new owners

MatsMats Ohlsson has acquired 80 percent of Maskingruppen Syd AB (MGS) through the company.

MGS manufactures and markets specialised equipment and system solutions for, amongst others, the packaging and other manufacturing industries. MGS had sales of around SEK 55 million in 2009 and enjoyed good profitability. The company is headquartered in Tomelilla, where the production and design facilities are also located. The former owners of MGS, Lars Jönsson and Stefan Jönsson, will both be remaining at the company and retain a 20 percent ownership stake.

Mats Ohlsson, new CEO of MGS, says: “The purpose of the acquisition of MGS is to develop the business by enhancing and expanding operations as a systems supplier of complete functions in specific technological fields. We will also be working with three new proprietary products which are in various stages of development.”

Stefan Jönsson, former CEO of MGS AB: “With Mats Ohlsson as principal owner, MGS has a long-term owner that can further develop the company thereby creating peace of mind and stability for our customers, suppliers and employees.”

Mats Ohlsson has many years of experience in various management positions at Tetra Pak, as well as being CEO of the SpecialPartner Group in Malmö.

Lars Weibull AB, with project manager Ola Flodin was the sellers’ advisor for the deal.

For more information please contact:
Ola Flodin, project manager Lars Weibull AB, +46 40-732 98

Mats Ohlsson, incoming CEO of Maskingruppen Syd AB, +46 708-45 05 67

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