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​Hedvig raises 100M SEK from Swedish retail titan Axel Johnson and San Francisco-based Obvious Ventures to bring its nice insurance to the masses
Axel Johnson's Year End Report for 2018

Axel Johnson's Year End Report for 2018

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 09:00 UTC

​David Salsbäck new Director of Communications and Sustainability at Axel Johnson
​Jonas Samuelson named to Axel Johnson’s Board of Directors
​Axel Johnson creates Axbeautyhouse

​Axel Johnson creates Axbeautyhouse

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2018 09:12 UTC

​Stina Andersson new Chief Operating Officer at Axel Johnson
Axel Johnson becomes main partner to The Global Village and Järvaveckan
Axel Johnson International in several aquisitions

Axel Johnson International in several aquisitions

Press releases   •   May 04, 2018 13:40 UTC

Axel Johnson International continue to strenghten their position as a market leading industrial group and has carried out five acquisitions in the past three months.

Prisninja winner of Axlab

Prisninja winner of Axlab

Press releases   •   Apr 24, 2018 13:43 UTC

When the results of this year’s edition of Axlab was recently presented, the winning idea was named Prisninja, presented by Valentin Romanov from Axfood.

Anna Ryott and Tomas Franzén appointed new members of Axel Johnson's Board

Press releases   •   Apr 12, 2018 13:44 UTC

Anna Ryott, Vice President of Norrsken Foundation, and Tomas Franzén, CEO of Bonnier, has today been appointed new members of the Axel Johnson Board.

    Axel Johnson’s Year-End Report for 2017
Axel Johnson becomes partner in Matsmart

Axel Johnson becomes partner in Matsmart

Press releases   •   Dec 18, 2017 13:56 UTC

D-Ax, Axel Johnson's arm for investment in startup companies, becomes partner in Matsmart. Matsmart (www.matsmart.se) is an e-commerce business selling food and other groceries that in many cases would otherwise have been thrown out. The reasons vary, but it often depends on packaging changes, seasonal items, as well as short or passed best-before dates.

Axel Johnson becomes the main owner of Skincity

Press releases   •   Dec 15, 2017 13:59 UTC

Axel Johnson has today acquired 70 percent of the shares in Skincity. With the acquisition, Axel Johnson widens its offering within beauty and strengthens its position within e-commerce. Skincity, which sells skin care products online, was founded in 2011 and has grown strongly and been profitable since its inception. The company will continue to operate independently.

Camilla Wideroth, new CFO at Axel Johnson

Camilla Wideroth, new CFO at Axel Johnson

Press releases   •   Oct 09, 2017 14:00 UTC

Camilla Wideroth is appointed new CFO of Axel Johnson. Camilla has worked for the Group for eight years, first within Axel Johnson International and the last three and a half years at Axel Johnson AB as Head of Group Financial Control. Prior to that, Camilla worked for KPMG for 15 years, first as an accountant and subsequently as a consultant in connection with the introduction of IFRS.

Axel Johnson's Year-End Report for 2016

Axel Johnson's Year-End Report for 2016

Press releases   •   Mar 14, 2017 08:16 UTC

Axel Johnson sells its shareholding in Mekonomen Group to LKQ Corporation

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2016 14:01 UTC

​An agreement has been reached between Axel Johnson AB and LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) to sell shares in Mekonomen Group. LKQ Corporation acquires 26,5 percent of the shares in Mekonomen Group from Axel Johnson AB.

Axel Johnson acquires additional shares in Dustin

Press releases   •   May 12, 2016 14:02 UTC

Today, May 12th 2016, Axel Johnson AB has through its wholly owned subsidiary AxMedia AB, acquired shares in Dustin Group AB ("Dustin") corresponding to 5 percent of the share capital and voting rights in the company. After the acquisition, Axel Johnson's total share capital and voting rights in the company amounts to 25 percent.

New Communications and Sustainability Manager appointed at Axel Johnson

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2015 14:11 UTC

​Kerem Yazgan starts on January 1, 2016, as Communications and Sustainability Manager at Axel Johnson.