Media Release

Swedish company GoToWork becomes part of the Drees & Sommer Group

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GoToWork will be wholly owned by Drees & Sommer SE. (from left to right): Sascha Hempel (International Partner at Drees & Sommer SE), Sebastian Lundholm Petersen (Managing Director at Drees & Sommer Nordic), Karin Ståhl (Managing Director GoToWork), Steffen Szeidl (CEO Drees & Sommer SE) and Torsten Esbjørn (Managing Director at Drees & Sommer Nordic) © Drees & Sommer SE

Stockholm, Sweden, May 2, 2023. The Stockholm-based GoToWork will become part of the construction and real estate consulting firm Drees & Sommer SE, which will hold 100 percent of the shares of the acquired company.

GoToWork is based in Stockholm, with a broad project range including projects in Malmö and Gothenburg. Being well known in the industry as a leading consultant in physical and digital workplace, hybrid work, and change and communication management. GoToWork is supporting customers from strategic consulting to implementation.

The integration of UX competences and expertise combined with local presence will be a strong offer for the Swedish market. New services in the portfolio in Sweden, such as project management, client advisory and real estate consultancy will add value to our customers and meet local demands.

Torsten Esbjørn, Managing Director Drees & Sommer Nordic: “It is a clear goal for Drees & Sommer to grow in the Nordics, and entering Sweden is the natural next step which will allow us to offer our loyal customers the services and quality to which they are accustomed. GoToWork is a well-established brand in Sweden and will provide us with precisely the foundation that we have been looking for in the Swedish market.”

Karin Ståhl, Managing Director GoToWork: “Becoming part of a globally active company like Drees & Sommer will have a positive impact on both our existing offering to the market as well as provide access to a wide range of additional services that we can now provide to our customers. The two companies have already had an fruitful and ongoing collaboration for several years. Now I look forward to breaking new ground, to the benefit of the market, our customers, employees, and new colleagues.”

Sebastian Lundholm Petersen, Managing Director Drees & Sommer Nordic: “To support the growth in the Nordics and as Drees & Sommer with our broad range of services literally are pulled into Sweden, this step with GoToWork will give us a jumpstart as we now set foot. Fully in line with our philosophy of being local and close to our customers. Our expertise will be fully accessible to the markets, operational from day one.”

GoToWork will operate under the name “GoToWork – Part of Drees & Sommer”. The current Managing Director Karin Ståhl will continue to develop the portfolio.