Divested

Mechanum is a chain of authorized multi-brand car service workshops.

45k

Customers served every year

9

Of Sweden's leading car brands in their authorized service offering

4k

Tires changed every year

Divested

Business Description

Mechanum is a chain of authorized multi-brand car workshops, offering service, repairs and warranty work. The authorized brands include: Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, Volkswagen Tranporter cars, Saab, Opel, Volvo, Ford, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

Mechanum’s head office and five workshops are located in Gothenburg, while one workshop is in Malmö. The Mechanum concept “The Car Workshop of the Future” is built on offering a first class service experience to customers at a competitive price. This is enabled by Mechanum’s focus on offering professional services at an industrial scale.

Company information

Company Mechanum
Status Divested
Industry Consumer Services
Nalkas ownership 46%
Investment year 2009
Year of exit 2016
HQ Gothenburg, Sweden
Turnover 2015 SEK 287m
Employees 201
Website mechanum.se
CEO Mikael Rasmusson

Investment Rationale

Create a national, integrated, service chain with best-in-class customer focus, benefitting from market fragmentation and conservative aftermarket workshops closely affiliated with automotive brands.

Nalka’s ambitions

Vitalize the automotive repair market by creating a new, large scale concept, focused on scale economies and differentiation through customer satisfaction.