2018-08-02

2018

  • In March of 2018 I.A. Hedin Bil continued its expansion in Belgium by further acquiring 5 Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Antwerpen. With this latest acquisition I.A. Hedin Bil will be present at 12 locations in Belgium.
  • Motorcentralen in Eskilstuna was acquired by I.A. Hedin Bil through its subsidiary Hedin Mölndal Bil AB. By adding Motorcentralen to the group Hedin Bil expands its offerings on Ford passenger cars and commercial vehicles.
  • On April 19th, FordStore Hedin Bil in Segeltorp/Stockholm was inaugurated. 
  • On April 23rd Bavaria Sverige Bil AB acquires Englunds Bil in Luleå.
  • On May 7th it was announced that owner of Stendörren Fastigheter AB will invest 170 million SEK in two real estate properties in UIvsunda, Bromma. These two properties will become dealerships for Ford and Opel brands. It is estimated that the opening shall take place the summer of 2019.
  • On July 15, I.A. Hedin Bil AB, through its subsidiary Hedin Stockholm Bil AB, entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Ernryd Cars AB. The operations will be continued in Hedin Bil’s brand new Flagship Store in Kungens Kurva, Stockholm.
  • On July 16, I.A. Hedin Bil AB through its subsidiary Bavaria Sverige Bil AB’s signs agreement to acquire Ivars Bil’s dealership in Östersund. After the transfer, I.A. Hedin Bil will have 100 dealerships in Sweden, Norway and Belgium, out of which 9 are operated by the subsidiary Bavaria Sverige Bil AB.
  • The minority post in GS Bildeler was acquired on 21 June by Hedin Automotive Norge AS, which now owns 100% of the company.
  • Bavaria Sverige Bil AB entered into an agreement on 13 July to acquire a car facility in Östersund that sells BMW and Nissan. Sellers are Ivars Bil AB. Access took place on August 31st.
  • An agreement was signed on August 2 to establish a Hedin Bil FordStore in Nacka Strand.
  • On August 22, Hedin Belgien Bil AB took over five facilities around Antwerp, Belgium, acquired from Andries NV.
  • Hedin Belgium Bil AB signed an agreement on 22 August to acquire two full service facilities for Mercedes-Benz cars, trucks and trucks located between Ghent and Antwerp in northeastern Belgium. Access is subject to approval by the Belgian Competition Authority.
  • Ford Transit Center, with sales of Ford trucks, was opened in Eklanda, Gothenburg, on September 1.
  • On September 20th, Hedin Bil inaugurated the dealership in Helsingborg.
  • Hedin Göteborg Bil AB took over Skadecenter in Borås AB on September 28, expanding both the service center and the damage center in Borås.
  • Hedin Automotive Norge AS acquires 67% of the shares in the import and wholesale company ConLogo.
  • The KW Cars dealership in Grimbodalen was transferred to Hedin Bil and is rebranded to Hedin Bil Grimbodalen from November 1st.
  • Hedin Ford in Nacka opened on November 1st.
  • Hedin Bil launches Hedin Certified on November 1st.
  • Skadecenter in Borås was transferred to Hedin Göteborg Bil AB on November 1st.
  • Performance Center in Sisjön opened a new damage center on November 1st.