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In each of our regions, we operate distinct businesses with strong trading brand names. Many of these hold leading positions in their local markets.

The financial results in this section relate to ongoing businesses only.


Silvan is a Danish chain of DIY stores with a wide and well-assorted product range, focused on serving customers with building materials for the RMI market

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Silvan was founded in 1968. The company was named Silvan after the Latin word for 'tree', Silva. Silvan became an independent chain of stores in 1982.

Today, Silvan operates DIY stores nationwide in Denmark, which makes it one of the largest DIY retailers in the Nordic region.

Silvan is a strong brand synonymous with the DIY industry in Denmark. It serves, first and foremost, DIY customers, but also professional builders. Its stores are strategically placed close to larger cities and include both building materials and garden centres.

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Operating in:

  • Denmark


  • DIY

Head office:

Aarhus, Denmark

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Daugbjergvej 15
8000 Åarhus C

T +45 8730 8730


As at 31 July 2016