Ambea acquires Norwegian company TBO Helse

Ambea is continuing its expansion in Norway with the acquisition of Norwegian care company TBO Helse AS on 31 December.

“TBO Helse provides specialist services within the disability sector, and we are very happy to be incorporating this leading care company in Ambea’s growing Norwegian division. The acquisition of TBO Helse is another important component in Ambea’s expansion into disability services in Norway,” said Ambea CEO Fredrik Gren.

“Ambea will be ideal owners for TBO Helse, which can offer good opportunities for cooperation with Heimta and Vitale, our other Norwegian acquisitions completed in 2016. TBO will also be able to benefit from Ambea’s investments in quality management systems, care innovations and training,” he added.

TBO Helse is an established supplier of care specialising in mental health disabilities, autism, Asperger’s, Down’s Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, foetal alcohol syndrome, dementia, PTSD, ADHD, dual diagnosis, and challenging and disruptive behaviour. TBO offers 24-hour care accommodation, respite care, acute placement, surveys/investigations, habilitation/rehabilitation, probation and closed forensic psychiatric care.

The company’s range of services is based on:

  •  high ethical and professional standards
  •  user-friendly services that can inspire trust and predictability based on users’ circumstances and resources
  •  safe and proven follow-up and reporting procedures for residents, relatives and clients

TBO was founded in autumn 2010. Most of its operations are located in Troms Fylke in northern Norway as well as in Bergen. The company has around 85 co-workers and has enjoyed steady growth with good margins. Turnover in 2016 was approximately NOK 50 million.

For more information, contact:

Ambea CEO Fredrik Gren, tel: +46 (0) 705 11 64 99,

Ambea Head of Division Norway Agneta Lindgren, tel: +46 (0) 733 44 15 01,

Ambea is one of the leading providers of care in the Nordic countries. Within the Ambea group, we offer accommodation, support, training and staffing within health and social care. Ambea has over 450 units all over Sweden and in Norway. Ambea has around 14,000 employees. The company was founded in 1996 and its head office is located in Solna, Sweden.