- The Swedish subsidiary of Autodesk.
Prior to the organisation of the subsidiaries in 1984 we were
operating in Europe through the businesses which had earlier been
Marinchip dealers, with a complicated licensing and royalty scheme.
This structure grew because we had better things to do than worry
about incorporating new companies. We knew, however,
that if we contemplated a public stock offering, we'd have to clean up
all the details, so we formally organised the European companies