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Pitzner Gruppen Holding is a commercial investment company and the parent company of the Pitzner Group. Our main objective is to develop and drive a diversified portfolio of strategic and long-term investments in Danish businesses and real estate  

Our commitment dates back to the 1950s when Axel Gustav Pitzner founded Pitzner Auto and later Pitzner Gruppen Holding, which for decades has focused on long-term value creation through active ownership of Danish businesses

Today, we continue to safeguard our dedicated investment profile to create long-lasting value through our position as engaged owners and always in close collaboration with the Executive Management teams 

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1954

Pitzner Auto is founded by Axel Gustav Pitzner

1978

Axel Gustav Pitzner invests in VMC, a leading provider of systems for handling various heavy building materials and equipment on construction sites

1989

The Pitzner Group invests in Klarlund, the leading Danish retailer of exclusive jewelry and luxury watches

1997

Pitzner Ejendomme is founded with the objective to invest in residential and commercial properties

2002

The Pitzner Group invests in Corona Material, a leading Danish supplier of solutions within sales, rental and servicing of construction material and equipment

2006

The Pitzner Group invests in AGJ, a leading Danish supplier of solutions within sales, rental and production of individual modular facilities, pavilions, and container

2012

The three companies VMC Pitzner, Corona Pitzner and AGJ Pitzner are merged under the name of Pitzner Materiel and become the leading Danish rental equipment business

2015

Pitzner Materiel is acquired by CataCap, a Danish private equity firm. CataCap merges Pitzner Materiel and GSV Materialudlejning and the united company continues under the name of GSV and becomes the biggest rental equipment business in Denmark

2018

The Pitzner Group invests in the two trading companies Johs. Gram-Hanssen and JGH Marine, which together constitutes the JGH Group

2018

The Pitzner Group invests in Nordic Houseware Group, the holding company of Plast Team and Room Copenhagen

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