Flexible growth capital

Verdane funds seek to be the preferred investor and active owner of technology-enabled growth companies in Northern Europe. They provide flexible growth capital to fast-growing software, consumer internet, energy or high-technology industry businesses. The funds are distinctive in that they can invest either in a single company or in portfolios of companies. Verdane funds have invested in over 300 holdings over the past 15 years. Verdane Capital Advisors has 30 employees working out of offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki and London.

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Verdane funds invest in companies with a strong growth potential, mainly within consumer internet, software, energy and advanced industrial sectors. The funds have invested in over 300 companies since 2003.

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Our team

Our team

The team represents a broad range of professional experience. Several team members are former entrepreneurs and others have prior experience from operational positions, management consulting, banking and private equity.

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18 Jan, 2019

Verdane invests in leading eSourcing company Scanmarket

Verdane Edda has invested in Scanmarket, a cloud-based SaaS suite within strategic sourcing software. The goal of the investment is to strengthen Scanmarket’s position as a best of breed solution within eSourcing and to build a leading international Source-2-Contract (S2C) software company that helps procurement professionals in achieving cost savings.  

17 Dec, 2018

Verdane invests in and merges HR Manager and Webcruiter

Verdane Edda has invested in HR Manager and Webcruiter, two leading suppliers of cloud-based HR and recruitment systems. The companies will be merged to create a leading Nordic platform for talent recruitment and development.

5 Dec, 2018

Summarizing Nordic Buyout Forum 2018

On December 5, around 540 representatives of the Nordic venture capital and private equity industry came together for knowledge sharing and discussions on current hot topics at the Nordic Buy Out Forum 2018 (NBOF). Highlights included figures from an upcoming report by the Nordic venture capital associations on the role of venture capital for economic growth and Verdane Managing Partner Bjarne Lie's keynote on the impact of the pending Amazon entry for Nordic retail.

14 Nov, 2018

The investor perspective: Nordic e-retail - growth rocket or bubble warning?

Will a global economic recession cause mass-death amongst e-retailers? It would appear that the answer correlates with revenue size, according to a panel at BreakIt's Retail Tech 2018. Henrik Aspén, Verdane Partner and co-head of consumer internet investments, was invited to join a group of investors on-stage to discuss the state of e-retail in the region.

1 Oct, 2018

Verdane signs agreement to sell JSB Group A/S to Gurit

Verdane together with JSB Group’s other shareholders have agreed to sell JSB Group to Gurit for an equity value of DKK 520 million, subject to closing conditions. Closing of the transaction is expected by mid of October 2018.

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How we build value

How we build value

Verdane Capital Advisors' goal is to always deliver more than capital. We invest the time required to thoroughly understand the opportunities and challenges facing each business and to help devise structured action plans to address those.

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