Skanska in brief

Skanska is one of the world's leading project development and construction groups


Our activity is divided in four business streams: constructions, commercial development, residential development and infrastructure development.

We create sustainable solutions with a clear goal to deliver green projects of the right quality, with a focus on safety and ethics, offering in the same time competitive solutions.

The group has currently 43,000 employees in Europe and USA.

We are a Fortune 500 company and a member of the UN Global Compact. Skanska is one of the world's ten largest construction companies.

Skanska is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm.

Short facts:

  • Founded: 1887
  • Geographic markets in: Europe and North America
  • Operations: Construction and development of commercial property, residential and public private partnership (PPP) projects
  • Employees: 43,000 (2015)
  • CEO: Johan Karlström
  • Largest shareholders: Industrivärden, Lundberg Group, Alecta
  • Share listed: NASDAQ Stockholm