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02-07-2013
Divestment of Loewen
On June 30, VKR Holding divested its Canadian subsidiary Loewen – manufacturer of high quality windows and doors for the architectural segment in North America – to a group of investors including part of the Loewen family and the management in Loewen

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22-04-2013
New owner of Superwood
The CJ Holding Group has entered into an agreement with VKR Holding A/S to acquire the company Hampen Træforarbejdning A/S. The company has with its brand, Superwood, developed and patented a green technology for impregnation of wood without use of heavy metals and solvents

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10-04-2013
Divestment of shares in Gienow
On April 9, VKR Holding closed a deal whereby its Canadian subsidiary Gienow – a vinyl window producing entity in North America – was divested to Ply Gem Industries, Inc. headquartered in North Carolina, USA

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03-04-2013
VKR Holding completes sale of drexel und weiss
VKR Holding has sold the Austrian company drexel und weiss energieefficiente haus-techniksysteme GmbH (drexel und weiss), a specialist in low-energy and passive houses with decentralized heat recovery solutions and primary focus on German-speaking markets

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21-03-2013
VKR Holding – Unchanged profit level despite transitions
In spite of a decrease in revenue of just above 3%, transition to new product programmes and ongoing challenging market conditions, especially in Western Europe, the Group’s result after tax was DKK 1.1 billion (2011: DKK 1.0 billion). Profit from financial investments contributed DKK 0.3 billion in 2012

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20-12-2012
Axcel and VKR Holding enter into partnership on EXHAUSTO
Axcel will drive the future development of EXHAUSTO, a leading producer of mechanical ventilation solutions for the construction sector, while VKR Holding will retain a significant ownership stake.

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15-03-2012
VKR Holding – acceptable profit level despite crisis in the building material sector
In 2011, VKR Holding increased its revenue by just below 5% primarily driven by acquisitions. The operating profit (EBITA) amounted to DKK 1.8 billion (2010: DKK 2.2 billion).

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30-09-2011
VKR Holding restructures – leaner organisation
VKR Holding has formulated a new strategy including also a leaner organisation. In future the holding company will focus solely on its role as financial investor, whereas all business development will lie with the business areas of the VKR Group.

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24-08-2011
VKR Holding acquires full ownership of EXHAUSTO
According to a new agreement between the seller of EXHAUSTO, Peter Hermansen, and VKR Holding, full ownership will pass to VKR Holding as at 1 September 2011.

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17-03-2011
VKR Holding defies the building crisis
VKR Holding showed a positive trend in 2010 in spite of remaining low activity on the European and North American markets. The revenue showed an increase by 8% on 2009, and the operating profit and return on financial investments also improved.

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04-11-2010
VKR Holding’s acquisition of EXHAUSTO finalised
CEO of VKR Holding, Leif Jensen is pleased with the finalisation of the transaction: “Indoor climate is one of the major social challenges of our time; with our acquisition of EXHAUSTO we stand in a better position for coping with this challenge. Following approval by the German and Norwegian competition authorities, the transaction is now final.

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14-09-2010
VKR Holding acquires EXHAUSTO
With its acquisition of the ventilation company EXHAUSTO VKR Holding strengthens its position within ventilation and indoor climate. VKR Holding acquires 70 % of the shares in the EXHAUSTO Group, which holds a strong brand in Denmark and in a number of other European markets.

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01-07-2010
VKR Holding acquires window company in North America
VKR Holding has acquired Loewen Windows, representing an extension of VKR Holding’s North American platform. VKR Holding acquires 100 percent of the shares in Loewen Windows. The company holds a strong brand in the USA and Canada and has specialised in custom made windows and doors of wood and aluminium.

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21-05-2010
VKR Holding effects sale of Faber and Benthin
VKR Holding has just concluded sale of Faber and Benthin to the Dutch company Hunter Douglas. In February an agreement was made to sell these companies to the Dutch company Hunter Douglas

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19-03-2010
Hørsholm shows the way to Denmark’s most climate-friendly child care centre
Hørsholm municipality has issued the below press release on the construction of the most climate-friendly child care centre in Denmark. VKR Holding is a participant in the project.

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16-03-2010
Improved result for VKR Holding despite decline in new construction
New construction and refurbishment in both Europe and the USA remain low, which is reflected in VKR Holding’s annual report 2009 just published. Revenue fell by 10% relative to 2008, while earnings and cash flow improved in 2009.

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03-11-2009
VKR Holding acquires window company in Canada
Effective from 1 November 2009 VKR Holding has acquired the Canadian company Gienow Windows & Doors as part of VKR Holding’s long-term strategy to increase its activities outside Western Europe.

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20-04-2009
VKR Holding invests in sustainable buildings of the future
VKR Holding invests in sustainable buildings of the future

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13-03-2009
New board members prepare the VKR Group for the future
New board members prepare the VKR Group for the future Sectoral expertise, relevant competencies, ability to response promptly to changing market conditions and international experience. These are some of the qualities required for the boards to be prepared for increasing global challenges.

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13-03-2009
The VKR Group affected by the building and financial
Acceptable operating results and disappointing financial investments. This is the heading of the financial statement just issued by VKR Holding. Despite the sudden drop in the residential construction and in demand in both Europe and USA, the VKR Group in 2008 maintained revenues at the level attained in 2007.

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