Handicare

Sector/industry

Technical aids for disabled and elderly

Handicare was founded in 1986 and supplies technical aids for the elderly and physically disabled. Its products include homecare products (such as stairlifts), patient handling and bathroom safety products, and personal transfer and automobile adaptation solutions.

Handicare's brand products are distributed through a comprehensive network of professional dealers and distributors in 30 countries around the world. Through its subsidiary Puls, the group is also a market leader in the sale of capital goods and consumables to hospitals and institutions in Norway.

Handicare is headquartered in Kista, Sweden, and has subsidiaries in Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Canada and the US.

Nordic Capital Fund VII acquired Handicare in 2010.

Management:
  • Asbjørn Eskild, CEO
  • Stephan Révay, CFO
Key Information: Revenues 2015*: EUR 240 million Employees: 990 Ownership: Nordic Capital Fund VII, controlling shareholding Date of investment: 2010 Head office: Kista, Sweden
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