Britax Childcare designs, assembles and markets a premium range of children's car seats and wheeled goods. With its heritage dating back to 1939, Britax has been leading the way in child safety technology for more than 75 years.

The Britax brand is synonymous with safety, quality and product integrity and sets the standard for product research, testing and development. Britax has pioneered numerous technical advances. These include the development of the ISOFIX feature for fitting child car safety seats and the introduction of side impact protection technology.

Britax has leading brands in each of its principal markets including Europe (Britax and Britax Römer), the US (Britax) and Australia (Safe-n-Sound, Steelcraft).

The company was acquired by Nordic Capital Fund VII in 2011. The ambition is to drive geographical expansion and to capitalise on emerging market growth, predominantly in China and Latin America.

Key Information

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Revenues 2017*

EUR 420 million

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Employees

1930

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Ownership

Nordic Capital Fund VII, controlling shareholding

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Head office

Chertsey, United Kingdom

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Investment date

2011

* Reported