Acquisitions and divestments

Acquisitions within the Atlas Copco Group are primarily done in, or very close to, the already existing core businesses. All acquired businesses are expected to make a positive contribution to economic value added.

In the list below you will find important acquisitions and divestments. No sales are disclosed for former Atlas Copco distributors. Please click highlighted links to view the press release. If you click on press releases older than 2013 you will be redirected to our previous Atlas Copco website.

*Annual revenues and number of employees at time of acquisition/divestment.

**As of January 1, 2017, Leybold, CSK, Capitol Research Equipment, Innovative Vacuum Solutions, Applied Plasma Systems and Edwards belong to Vacuum Technique business area.

Effective July 17, 2017, Construction Technique has changed name to Power Technique.

As of January 1, 2018, Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Business Area was reported as discontinued operations within Epiroc AB. Epiroc AB was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm June 18, 2018