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Vibeholms Allé 25
DK-2605 Brøndby

CVR No. 62 72 52 14


Tel.:+45 4348 2000


Head of Investor Relations
Lasse Snejbjerg
Tel.:+45 4348 3240


IR Coordinator
Annie Breiner
Tel.:+45 4348 3204


Head of Communications
Helle Gudiksen
Tel.:+45 2349 9098
e-mail  Helle Gudiksen


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Jannie Ellebo
Tel.:+45 4348 3212
e-mail Jannie Ellebo


NKT's holding structure was established in 1991. However, our history starts in 1891 when the company was founded by the Dane Hans Peter Prior

Nordiske Kabel og Traadfabriker (today NKT) was founded by Prior in 1891 and has been a listed company since 1898.

Over the next 90 years the company grew into one of Denmark’s foremost industrial enterprises, with focus on cable production (electricity, power and telecommunication cables), but also active in the production of nails, screws and other hardware for the Danish market. At the end of the 1980s the company’s business model underwent a significant shift when NKT acquired first Nilfisk (1989) and then Lauritz Knudsen (LK) (1990).

This shift also marked the start of our transformation from a Danish to a global company. A transformation which accelerated strongly with the establishment in 1991 of NKT Holding to head the NKT Group.

Since 1991 NKT has demonstrated a proven track record of growth and value creation based on a global mindset and a strategy of long-term, active ownership combined with business flair and courage. Some of the highlights from the past more than 25 years include: 


NKT Cables closes the acquisition of ABB HV Cables, creating a leading AC/DC power cables company



125 years anniversary of the NKT brand

NKT’s Board of Directors announces intent to split NKT Holding into two separate listed companies

NKT Cables announces largest acquisition ever of ABB’s high-voltage cables business


Launch of new business strategies for all business units

Nilfisk-Advance changes name and corporate brand to Nilfisk


A new governance structure is implemented where the business units report directly to NKT's Board of Directors   


NKT and Subsea7 divest NKT Flexibles to National Oilwell Varco (US) for DKK 3.8bn


NKT Flexibles is awarded a second frame agreement with Petrobras worth DKK 9.7bn covering the supply of flexible pipes in the period 2012-2015. NKT Flexibles will also build a new flexible pipe plant in Brazil  


NKT Cables' new state of the art factory "f2c" for submarine and high voltage cable production in Cologne, Germany, comes on stream


NKT Flexibles signs its first groundbreaking agreement with Petrobras, Brazil's largest oil company, covering the supply of offshore pipes in the period 2009-2011


Nilfisk-Advance acquires Italy’s Ecologica which manufactures sweepers, and the Danish company ALTO, a manufacturer of floor care equipment and high-pressure washers. These acquisitions place Nilfisk-Advance among the world's leading manufacturers of professional cleaning equipment


NKT establishes several R&D companies specialising in crystal fibers and fiber lasers. Some of these companies later become part of Photonics Group

NKT divests GiGA to Intel, achieving a net profit after tax of DKK 4.6bn


NKT divests Lexel (formerly LK), realising a profit after tax of DKK 2.8bn

NKT Cables acquires Felten & Guillaume Kabelwerke GmbH in Cologne, Germany. Production capacity doubles and NKT Cables gains access to additional markets

Production of flexible pipe systems is transferred from NKT Cables to a separate business - NKT Flexibles - to fully exploit the potential of this product segment. NKT Flexibles is a joint venture between NKT (51%) and Stolt Comex Seaway S.A (later Subsea7) (49%) 


NKT’s centenary


Nilfisk acquires Advance Machine Company, US, and later changes the company name to Nilfisk-Advance

NKT divests NKT Elektronik


Establishment of NKT Holding and a new Group structure