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Swegon acquires leading indoor climate provider in the Netherlands

Swegon re-enters the Netherlands through the acquisition of HC Groep, a market leader in the area of indoor climate technology, with a strong position on the Dutch market. HC Groep has since 2020 been owned by Gilde Equity Management (GEM). The company has a high-end product offering of 10 business labels, covering the entire building’s indoor climate systems, including building automation.

“I am glad to welcome HC Groep to the Swegon family. HC Groep have a broad product and solutions offering as well as commercial relationships throughout the value chain in the Dutch market, one of the most progressive markets when it comes to sustainable buildings. HC Groep are engaged in both new build and renovation projects and we are glad to have partnered with such an accomplished leader in this field”, says Andreas Örje Wellstam, CEO at Swegon Group.

Andreas continues; “The strong and well-reputed brands of HC Groep in combination with their effective and entrepreneurial structure, will be a great asset to the Swegon family”.  

Ron van Kan, Co-CEO at HC Groep is very positive about the partnership “We are welcoming Swegon to the Netherlands and to HC Groep. With over three decades of experience, we will continue to create living and working environments in which we put people’s well-being first.

Jos van Gelder, Co-CEO at HC Groep “We are very grateful for our valuable years with Gilde and now look forward to taking the next steps. Together with Swegon we are committed to continue investing in our operations and services, and in our position as a frontrunner of sustainable building solutions. Swegon’s excellent international network will be beneficial for HC Groep’s long term future growth.”

HC Groep will continue to operate in the Dutch market under their own name and under current leadership.

Founded in 1995, HC Groep has 386 employees, with the head office and production in Waalwijk, Netherlands. Net sales in 2023 amounted to EUR 106,4 million.

For further information, please contact:

Andreas Örje Wellstam, CEO +46 31 89 58 00
Rebecca Palm Ballesta, Corporate Development +46 31 89 58 00