Well-positioned for future growth

  • Going forward, Catena aims to continue its growth trajectory and continue to be a leading logistics property owner
  • Sustainability will continue to be an important part of Catena’s future growth


Continued expansion

  • Catena’s expansion continues and the company strengthens its geographical position in key logistic hubs across Sweden as the Öresund region, Jönköping etc
  • Catena benefits from the structural supply chain transformation on the back of rapidly growing e-commerce


Transformative M&A

  • In 2013 Catena acquires Brinova Logistik AB for c. SEK 3.8bn and becomes one of Sweden’s largest owners of logistics properties
  • Acquires Klövern’s shares in Tribona in 2015 and makes a public offer for the remaining shares for a total value of c. SEK 2.1bn


Catena is spun off from Bilia

  • Catena is spun off from Bilia as an independent company and becomes listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in April 2006


Name change and refined focus

  • In 1994 a refinement of the business is initiated with a focus on car distribution properties and in 1997 the company changes name to Bilia
  • A successive development of the property portfolio follows and by 2005 Bilia owns 34 properties valued at c. SEK 2.0bn


Initial public offering

  • AB Volvator changes name to AB Catena in conjunction with an IPO in 1984 in which Volvo decreases its ownership to 40%
  • Following the IPO Catena expands within areas such as finance, commerce and properties


Volvator is founded

  • Catena’s history dates back to 1967 when Volvo founded AB Volvator to structure its dealer network