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This is
Cary Group

We are Cary Group

At Cary Group we care about cars, people and the planet. It is in our name today and has been part of our ambition the last 70 years, growing with family-run businesses that share the same vision and come together as one in Cary Group.

We provide car care services that sustain the life and safety features of motorized vehicles by always aiming to repair instead of replace. With convenient locations, high-quality products and smart solutions, we help our customers make simplifying and sustainable choices. We are committed to creating an excellent experience and we believe in making a difference.

Hard facts

With local presence in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and the UK, our international group has a total of 250 workshops and 260 mobile units specializing in vehicle glass repair and replacement with over 1,000 employees.

Revenue

MSEK

1,800

Employees

All countries

+1,000

Our organisation

Cary Group has a local focus in each country which ensures an offering of solutions and products adapted to our customer needs in each market. At the same time, as one family, we constantly grow stronger in what unites us. We come together and work towards common goals, learn from our experiences and continue to develop our businesses with smarter and sustainable solutions. Our centralized group function works in close collaboration with our operations in the Nordics and the UK, providing support and guidance so that we can continue to grow both locally and internationally.

Group Management team

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Anders Jensen, CEO

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Board of Directors

Magnus Lindquist, Chairman of the Board

Andreas Näsvik, Board Member

Joakim Andreasson, Board Member

Annette Kumlien, Board Member

Leif Ryd, Board Member

Nordic Capital

Cary Group’s main owner Nordic Capital, through Nordic Capital Fund VIII, is a leading private equity investor committed to create stronger and sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. With a dedicated ownership based on a deep knowledge in our sector, Nordic Capital works actively to create value for our business and their investments. They see great potential in our upcoming initiatives and expansions and we are excited about the journey ahead together.

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Our companies

Cary Group offers car care solutions with businesses in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and the UK, specializing in vehicle glass repair and replacement. Established as local family-run companies, businesses have grown into leading market positions with nationwide operations. Advanced technology and service offers for all types of cars and brands is one of the success factors. A commitment to create smart solutions and impeccable experiences for end-customers, insurance companies and B2B partners, is another.

Sweden – Ryds Bilglas

Ryds Bilglas is the leading car glass repair and replacement chain in Sweden with over 110 workshops and 400 employees. Founded in 1947 by the Ryd family, which today owns a part of Cary Group, the business has grown continuously ever since. With smart solutions and locations close to the customers, Ryds Bilglas now has a 50% market share in Sweden. The franchise brand Samglas is also part of the Swedish operations with 19 locations.

www.rydsbilglas.se

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UK – Mobile Windscreens

Mobile Windscreens was established in 1971 and last year revenues exceeded £40m. It is the largest member of the National Windscreens consortium – which is the second largest specialist in the UK VGRR market. Operating at 36 fitting centres, with a fleet of over 230 mobile units, Mobile Windscreens offers vehicle glass repair and replacement services, and ADAS camera re-calibration across Southern England, South West and West Midlands under the brand of National Windscreens, a consortium with 5 members operating across all of the UK, being the second largest VGRR player in the market.

Denmark – Crashpoint

Crashpoint, Denmark’s largest car body shop center specializes in quality accident repair service. Since the start in 2009, the company has grown continuously and now has over 30 employees and repairs 3 000 vehicles a year. The majority are referred by insurers as a result of Crashpoint’s permanent partner status. Crashpoint has been certified by Tesla since 2015, is a member of the bodywork organization SKAD and was the first Eurogarant-certified workshop in Denmark.

www.crashpoint.dk

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Sweden – Svenska Bussglas

A Coach and bus glass specialist, acquired by Ryds Bilglas in 2019. Headquartered in Motala, Sweden with warehouses and workshops in five strategic locations with 45 employees. The company was established by its current CEO twenty years ago. During this time Svenska Bussglas has successfully developed its business to become a leading bus and coach glass fitter in Sweden. The company has sophisticated booking and control systems, very strong customer relationships and a highly developed distribution process.

www.svenskabussglas.se

Norway – Cary

Cary was established when Ryds Bilglas acquired a car glass repair and replacement chain in Norway in 2014. Over the past years, Cary has expanded into a business with more than 100 employees, 28 workshops and 15 franchise operations, now covering most of Norway’s large and medium-sized towns. Expansion has been achieved through the addition of green-field workshops as well as through acquisitions and franchisees.

www.cary.no

Denmark – Ryds Bilglas

Ryds Bilglas, Denmark was established in 2018 as four independent car glass repair and replacement companies joined the Ryds Bilglas franchise concept. A year later Ryds Bilglas acquired Danglas, a well-established car glass chain based in Viborg. Since then the business has grown successfully into a nationwide operation with a total of 11 workshops, specializing in car, bus and coach glass repair and replacement services.

www.rydsbilglas.dk

Denmark – Crashpoint

Crashpoint, Denmark’s largest car body shop center specializes in quality accident repair service. Since the start in 2009, the company has grown continuously and now has over 30 employees and repairs 3 000 vehicles a year. The majority are referred by insurers as a result of Crashpoint’s permanent partner status. Crashpoint has been certified by Tesla since 2015, is a member of the bodywork organization SKAD and was the first Eurogarant-certified workshop in Denmark.

www.crashpoint.dk