Götessons, headquartered in Ulricehamn, Sweden, was established in 1984 and has since developed into an international group, offering a full assortment of work environment solutions mainly for the office space. The group also provides acoustics consulting expertise under the name Akustikmiljö, in Falkenberg, Sweden. Götessons’ wide product range today includes desk and floor screens, lightning solutions, wall and ceiling absorbents, soft seating and workspace accessories. In 2018, the group had net sales of approximately SEK 300 million (€ 28,2 mln) , having grown on average 18% per year since 2015. In total, the group has approximately 100 employees.
Accent Equity 2017 L.P. has acquired the shares from the investment company Connecting Capital and certain key employees. Management and Johan Götesson, the son of founder Ola Götesson, will reinvest and continue to develop the group in close cooperation with Accent Equity.
“Lead the scene with innovative products”
“We are excited to have Accent Equity joining us on our journey. We feel confident that Accent Equity will provide the experience, support and resources we need to continue to grow our international presence and lead the scene with our innovative products. We look forward to a strong partnership and are really optimistic about increasing our growth pace”, says Emil Johansson, CEO of Götessons.
“We are very impressed by the strong growth development accomplished by Götessons’ management team, and are now eager to begin the partnership. It is especially encouraging to have a highly motivated team joining Accent Equity as co-owners. We look very much forward to helping the group’s international expansion and to continue supporting Götessons’ successful product development”, says Niklas Sloutski, CEO and Partner at Accent Equity Partners AB, investment advisor to Accent Equity 2017 L.P.