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Company nameAAK
AarhusKarlshamn AB (publ.)
Company typePublic (OMX - SSE36273AAK)
IndustryVegetable Oils and Fats
HeadquartersMalmö, Sweden
Key peopleMelker Schörling (Chairman of the board), Arne Frank (President and CEO)
RevenueSEK 17,207 million (2008)
Operating income(+) SEK 151 million (2008)
Net income(-) SEK 4 million (2008)
Employees2,623 (2008)

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AarhusKarlshamn AB (publ.) (OMX - SSE36273AAK), operating as AAK, is a Swedish-Danish company and producer of high-value added vegetable oils and fats.

The company's products are used in a wide variety of applications in the food, confectionary, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, chemical and animal feed industries.

The company was founded 2005 through the merger of Karlshamns AB (founded 1918 in Karlshamn, Sweden) and Aarhus United A/S (founded 1871 in Aarhus, Denmark).

The company has been listed, as the current legal entity, on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (OMX) since 2005 and had a total market cap of about 4 billion SEK, as of July 5, 2009. The group had a total turnover of 17,207 million SEK, made an operating profit of 151 million SEK (including effects of IAS 39 and non-recurring items), and employed approximately 2,623 employees globally during 2008.

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