Saferoad is a leading Road Safety and Road Infrastructure solutions provider in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe, designing, manufacturing and delivering products and solutions that improve the road safety and road infrastructure standards.

Saferoad Group is one of Europe's leading providers of products and systems for road safety. The SafeRoad Group was formed as a result of the merger of the Euroskilt Group and the Ørsta Group in spring 2007 and has roots in the North Western part of Norway where operations started back in 1947. Today, Saferoad has expanded its activities to more than 20 countries in Europe.

Saferoad's business comprises of road signs and technical traffic products, road marking, roadway illumination, road railings and bridge parapets, and rock and tunnel securing. Saferoad plays an important role in various stages throughout new road construction projects and within maintenance and upgrades of existing roads.

Nordic Capital Fund VII acquired Saferoad in September 2008. [0he company was at the time mainly focusing on Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. Since then SafeRoad has made several add-on acquisitions and has also entered new markets, as the UK. During Nordic Capital’s ownership, Saferoad transformed into a European market leader in the attractive road safety and infrastructure solutions space now active in more than 20 countries in Europe.

SafeRoad was listed on Oslo Stock Exchange in May 2017. Nordic Capital Fund VII remains the largest shareholder in SafeRoad with approximately 30% of the shares (as per June 2017).

Key Information

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Revenues 2017*

EUR 610 million

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Nordic Capital Fund VII, controlling shareholding

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Head office

Oslo, Norway

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* Annual report