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.
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.
Acquisition of 50 percent in Älvsbyhus.
Acquisition of 100 percent of Söderberg & Haak. Alongside Älvsbyhus, these two holdings are currently Mellby Gård’s oldest.
Andersson & Bennet AB is divided by transferring some assets to Mellby Gård AB and some to Carl Bennet AB.
Acquisition of 49 percent in Feralco.
Acquisition of 40 percent in Roxtec.
Acquisition of 22 percent in Duni (publ).
Acquisition of the remaining 60 percent in Roxtec.
Acquisition of a further 8 percent in Duni, with a total holding of just under 30 percent.
Acquisition of 12 percent in KappAhl.
Johan Andersson is appointed as the company’s first CEO. A Board of Directors is formed with Rune Andersson as Chairman.
Acquisition of 10 percent in AcadeMedia.
Acquisition of over 90 percent of the shares in KappAhl. KappAhl is delisted from the Stockholm Stock Exchange.