Zurich, February 28, 2022: Kongsberg Automotive (KA) has completed the sale of its Interior Comfort Systems (ICS) business unit to Lear Corporation (‘Lear’), following the approval by the European Commission on February 25, 2022.

The ICS business unit supplies seat climate and comfort systems to major car and seat manufacturers. Lear and KA entered into a master sale agreement on October 28, 2021, and the transaction closed on Feb 28, 2022 for an enterprise value of EUR 175 million.

“Thanks to both the teams for the smooth transaction. I am excited to see how ICS is further developed within Lear and wish everybody great success. With this sale, KA will now focus on strengthening our remaining product portfolio and pursuing mobility solutions for the future to become second to none in all we do,” said Joerg Buchheim, President & CEO of Kongsberg Automotive.



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About Kongsberg Automotive ASA
Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. With approximately 11,000 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly an international supplier of automotive technology. The company has more than 27 production facilities worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com.


About Lear Corporation
Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Lear’s diverse team of talented employees in 38 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks 179 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at lear.com or on Twitter @LearCorporation.




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