The Hydrogen Dome, Gothenburg
March 29. 2021
As an important part of Nilsson Energy’s growth strategy, Qarlbo AB has become the principal owner and long-term investor in the company.
Qarlbo has acquired shares corresponding to 51% of the shareholding. The three original founders Hans-Olof Nilsson, Martina Wettin and Pontus Lundgren remain as co-owners and Management Team. Pontus Lundgren will continue working in his position as CEO. In connection with the acquisition, Jan Sinclair will take on the role as Nilsson Energy’s Chairman of the Board. Qarlbo will be represented in the Board by Per-Arne Blomquist and Stefan Holmér.
Qarlbo’s investment enables a powerful expansion and intends to strengthen Nilsson Energy’s position as a progressive energy company and system integrator with hydrogen as an energy carrier. Qarlbo sees additional potential in hydrogen and the investment in Nilsson Energy will be a platform for continued investments in the sector.
Together with Qarlbo, we get even better conditions to further develop Nilsson Energy and can build an even stronger organization and platform for further expansion. It feels stimulating to work together with Qarlbo. We complement each other fantastically well. Together we will build a long-term strong company, says Pontus Lundgren, CEO, Nilsson Energy.
We like what we see in Nilsson Energy. An entrepreneurial company with good products and a strong position in an important and growing area. By becoming an owner of Nilsson Energy, we want to contribute to strengthening the company’s opportunities to grow and develop further, says Qarlbo´s CEO Per-Arne Blomquist.
Erneholm Haskel has advised Qarlbo in the transaction.
For further information please contact:
Martina Wettin, Chief Business Development Officer Nilsson Energy AB
Tel: +46 (0)760 507879
Per-Arne Blomquist, VD Qarlbo AB
Tel: +46 (0)707 239324
Nilsson Energy is a Swedish system supplier with an internationally strong reputation. A progressive supplier of turnkey renewable energy systems with hydrogen as an energy carrier. Decentralized hydrogen production from renewable sources forms the basis for the company’s product portfolio RE8760 and the company can deliver everything from off-grid systems to flexibility services for the electricity grid, back-up power and green hydrogen for mobility. The company extends across the entire value chain, including service and maintenance. In 2020, the company was awarded the World’s best brand in the gas and hydrogen industry at the International CHARGE ENERGY Awards. The motivation read: “Action speaks louder than words”, which well reflects the company’s track record. Nilsson Energy also holds a desirable position as a Member of the EU Commission’s instrument European Clean Hydrogen Alliance, Roundtable on Buildings.
Qarlbo is a Swedish investment company wholly owned by Conni Jonsson. The company is active in the areas of Entertainment & Hospitality, Health Care & Sustainability, Real Estate and Financial Investments. Qarlbo is an active and committed owner who invest long-term in businesses. Qarlbo holds investments in Pophouse Entertainment Group, Silver Life, hotel projects in Italy and now also in Nilsson Energy.