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Lekolar is the undisputed Nordic market-leader in creating pedagogical environments for pre-schools and schools by providing educational products and material, furniture, arts and craft products, playground equipment as well as consumables for both pupils and teachers. Lekolar aspires to help teachers make every child blossom.

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Billion craft beads sold annually

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Thousand pre-schools and schools as customers

290

Employees

Business Description

Lekolar is the undisputed Nordic market-leader in creating pedagogical environments for pre-schools and schools by providing educational products and material, furniture, arts and craft products, playground equipment as well as consumables for both pupils and teachers. Lekolar aspires to help teachers make every child blossom.

In collaboration with customers, Lekolar develops functional and innovative products to stimulate the pedagogical environment and learning process. Moreover, the company puts great emphasis on environmental issues and offers a wide assortment of toxic-free products.

Lekolar is active in Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden. Its headquarters and central warehouse is situated in Osby, Sweden which is complemented by a sourcing office in Shanghai, China.

Company information

Company Lekolar
Status Current
Industry Educational products
Nalkas ownership 96%
Investment year 2017
HQ Osby, Sweden
Turnover 2017 SEK 1138m
Employees 306
Website https://lekolar.se
CEO David Persson

Investment rationale

Lekolar offers a highly attractive customer proposition with a near complete assortment catering to a growing Nordic schooling market experiencing structural growth, driven by demographic shifts and further supported by increased migration. In combination with a well-developed operational platform, there exists multiple growth avenues including market share gains within the Nordics as well as further geographic expansion in Europe.