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Swedish billionaires: Melker Schörling, net worth 6.8 billion (2017)

Swedish billionaires: Melker Schörling, net worth 6.8 billion (2017)

NordenBladet – Melker Schörling (born 1947) is a Swedish billionaire businessman. His investment company Melker Schörling AB (MSAB) has large interests in Securitas AB, Assa Abloy, Hexagon AB, Loomis and more. Schörling formed a partnership with fellow billionaire Gustaf Douglas, who is also a major shareholder in Securitas and Assa Abloy.

Early life
Melker Schörling is a graduate of the School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg.

Career
Today 71-year-old Schörling made a name for himself as the CEO of Securitas in 1987 before moving on to Skanska, when Percy Barnevik was chair. Schörling later left his executive career to focus on his own investments.

In August 2006, Schörling revealed that he would take MSAB public, listing it on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. He also unveiled a new board of directors. The new board, one of the most high-profile in the Swedish business world, includes Stefan Persson, Carl-Henric Svanberg, and Schörling’s daughter.

As of January 2015, he is worth $6.5 billion according to Forbes and by September 2017 6.8 billion.

Personal life
He is married to Kerstin Schörling, has two children (Sofia Schorling Hogberg, Marta Schorling), and lives in Stockholm.

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