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Staples Solutions Announces Agreement to Sell Staples Connect Business in Sweden (www.staplesconnect.se)


Boras, 20 November 2019 – Staples Solutions B.V. today announces that it has reached an agreement to sell its Staples Connect business (www.staplesconnect.se) in Sweden to Leeward KI (Patrick Olson) and Baker & Bloom Investments, (Mats Karlsson)

This decision comes as Staples Solutions refocuses its strategy on its business-to-business contracts business.

“We believe that this transaction provides the best opportunity for our Swedish Connect team to continue delivering the solutions to meet their customers’ unique needs. Selling Staples Connect AB in Sweden further simplifies our business and allows Staples Solutions to focus on growing our core business-to-business (B2B) contract and wholesale business, serving mid-size to large enterprise customers as well as public institutions,” said Dolph Westerbos, Chief Executive Officer of Staples Solutions.

“I’m happy to re Connect with the business and make it a strong stand-alone company with the required focus, doing this together with Mats Karlsson and the rest of the team makes me full of energy” said Patrick Olson, Leeward KI.

About Staples Solutions
Staples Solutions is the leading provider of workplace products, services, and solutions serving small, mid-sized, and large businesses in Europe. Through our integrated offering, Staples Solutions is the partner of choice to meet the diverse needs of the workplace of today and tomorrow. You can learn more about Staples Solutions at www.staples.eu.

About Leeward KI & Baker & Bloom Investments
Leeward KI is a privately held investment company, operating in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The business is managed by Patrick Olson and Tobias Florén, who also run companies like hotelconcept.se and multimontage.com. The companies trade among other things interior to hotel, offices and public areas. Baker & Bloom Investments is Mats Karlssons new business platform recently started.

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Staples Solutions, Frans Kools
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