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

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

    1 Oct, 2018

    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.

  • Verdane acquires Hylte Jakt och Lantman and Maskinklippet.se to create leading niche e-tailer in forestry, gardening, hunting & outdoor

    Verdane acquires Hylte Jakt och Lantman and Maskinklippet.se to create leading niche e-tailer in forestry, gardening, hunting & outdoor

    29 Sep, 2018

    Verdane Edda has acquired majority stakes in Maskinklippet.se, an e-tailer of professional machines and tools for forestry and gardening, and Hylte Jakt och Lantman, a retailer of forestry and gardening tools as well as outdoor accessories that include hunting gear. The companies will be merged with the goal of establishing a leading Nordic niche e-tailer, with potential for further add-on acquisitions.

  • Alder acquires Scanacon from Verdane

    Alder acquires Scanacon from Verdane

    25 Sep, 2018

    Alder II AB (“Alder”), a Nordic investment fund focusing on developing sustainable technology companies, has together with the management team, signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Scanacon Intressenter AB (“Scanacon” or the “company”) from Verdane Capital VII K/S (“Verdane”).

  • Verdane invests SEK 150 million in Inovia - the leading Swedish big data and AI solutions provider

    Verdane invests SEK 150 million in Inovia - the leading Swedish big data and AI solutions provider

    11 Sep, 2018

    Inovia is the leading niche Artificial Intelligence (AI) consulting and solutions provider in Sweden. The company has developed a strong set of AI tools and frameworks, for example one of the leading AI based virtual assistants in the world (AIVA) and the leading Voice to Text application for Swedish. With Verdane’s investment, Inovia plans to accelerate the development and commercialisation of AI products and solutions and position the company for expansion to other Nordic countries.

  • Verdane Capital IX acquires two companies from Skagerak Maturo

    Verdane Capital IX acquires two companies from Skagerak Maturo

    3 Sep, 2018

    Verdane Capital IX today announced it has closed a transaction with Skagerak Maturo containing Skagerak Venture Capital I’s and Skagerak Seed Capital II’s ownership in Zisson, a provider of cloud-based communication center software, and Penetrace, a provider of software tools to marketing professionals. The plan is to launch the companies internationally.

  • Verdane backs The Humble Co. to reduce plastic waste from consumables

    Verdane backs The Humble Co. to reduce plastic waste from consumables

    22 Aug, 2018

    Noel Abdayem, a dentist turned entrepreneur, started The Humble Co. after experiencing the negative environmental impact of plastic waste whilst performing voluntary work in Jamaica. The idea to sell eco-friendly toothbrushes proved to be a great success and more than 6.5 million Humble Brushes have been sold to date. Noel now brings onboard a new investor in Verdane to accelerate The Humble Co.’s expansion in the global market.

  • Lingit acquires Claro Software

    Lingit acquires Claro Software

    23 Apr, 2018

    Verdane Capital IX portfolio company Lingit AS, which provides software that offers multilingual literacy support for dyslexics and others with reading and writing difficulties, makes its first international move through the acquisition of its British peer Claro Software.

  • Verdane to invest SEK 3 billion in Nordic high-growth companies

    Verdane to invest SEK 3 billion in Nordic high-growth companies

    22 Mar, 2018

    Verdane announced today the closing of Verdane Edda, with SEK 3 billion of commitments from investors. The fund will help build fast-growing companies within software, consumer internet and more traditional sectors where digitalisation can be a key driver of success.