Proton Caretec is acquired by Bengtssons Mekaniska.
Weibull M&A acted as the seller's advisor when Bengtssons Mekaniska in Forserum acquired Proton Caretec, one of the leading manufacturers of hospital beds, patient trolleys, and bedside tables in the Nordic region.
Proton Caretec, which has been part of the Proton Group based in Småland since 1990, develops high-quality and innovative solutions focused on beds for various healthcare environments. The company is one of the oldest and most renowned players in the Nordic market. Its development, production, and headquarters are located in Skillingaryd, Småland. Proton Caretec has a total turnover of approximately 35 million SEK and employs 20 people. Proton Group is a privately-owned industrial group with businesses in five different areas.
Bengtssons Mekaniska is a privately-owned engineering company that manufactures products for the healthcare and elderly care sectors. With the acquisition of Proton Caretec, Bengtssons Mekaniska strengthens its focus on healthcare and elderly care and enhances its position in the Scandinavian market. Bengtssons Mekaniska has a total turnover of approximately 28 million SEK and employs 20 people.
"Proton Caretec is a strong brand with a long tradition, primarily in the Swedish market. Bengtssons Mekaniska has extensive experience in healthcare products, and I am confident that they will manage the brand and the company well. We are satisfied with Bengtssons Mekaniska's direction, and we see that Proton Caretec has the potential for positive development under the new ownership," says David Gustafsson, CEO and Group CEO of Proton Group.
"We are very pleased with the acquisition of Proton Caretec. Their operations align well with our current business, and with our combined experience and expertise in the healthcare products segment, we see tremendous potential for positive development for everyone in the future," says Niclas Bengtsson, CEO and owner of Bengtssons Mekaniska AB.