History

HISTORIC MILESTONES

1986
Mellby Gård AB is founded by Rune Andersson on acquiring the Mellby Gård farm in Sösdala. At that time, Mellby Gård AB is a purely agricultural company farming animals and cereals.

1989
Mellby Gård AB and Carl Bennet AB form Andersson & Bennet AB with a 50 percent holding each. Until 1997, all expansion takes place within Andersson & Bennet AB.

1995
Acquisition of 50 percent in Älvsbyhus.
Acquisition of 100 percent of Söderberg & Haak. Alongside Älvsbyhus, these two holdings are currently Mellby Gård’s oldest.

1997
Andersson & Bennet AB is divided by transferring some assets to Mellby Gård AB and some to Carl Bennet AB.

2000
Acquisition of 49 percent in Feralco.

2006
Acquisition of 40 percent in Roxtec.

2007
Acquisition of 22 percent in Duni (publ).
Acquisition of the remaining 60 percent in Roxtec.

2008
Acquisition of a further 8 percent in Duni, with a total holding of just under 30 percent.

2011
Acquisition of 12 percent in KappAhl.

2013
Johan Andersson is appointed as the company’s first CEO. A Board of Directors is formed with Rune Andersson as Chairman.

2016
Acquisition of 10 percent in AcadeMedia.

2019
Acquisition of over 90 percent of the shares in KappAhl. KappAhl is delisted from the Stockholm Stock Exchange.