• Verdane funds sell CRF Health to Vitruvian Partners

    Verdane funds sell CRF Health to Vitruvian Partners

    8 Jan, 2015

    Verdane Capital VII and related funds (Verdane funds) have agreed to sell CRF Health (CRF), the leader in electronic clinical outcome assessments (eCOAs), to funds managed and advised by Vitruvian Partners (Vitruvian).

  • Verdane VI portfolio company Wireless Maingate to be sold to Sierra Wireless

    Verdane VI portfolio company Wireless Maingate to be sold to Sierra Wireless

    22 Dec, 2014

    Sierra Wireless agrees to acquire Sweden-based Wireless Maingate for $90 million; expanding its position in the M2M value chain with the addition of wireless connectivity and value-added services for European customers

  • Verdane Capital V sells Caretech AB to Doro AB

    Verdane Capital V sells Caretech AB to Doro AB

    16 Dec, 2014

    Doro AB has agreed to acquire Caretech AB from Verdane Capital V. During the fund’s ownership period, revenues have grown more than fourfold and the fund is set to make over 3.5 times its cost on the investment.

  • Verdane VII portfolio company Babyshop acquires AlexandAlexa to form The Luxury Kids Group

    Verdane VII portfolio company Babyshop acquires AlexandAlexa to form The Luxury Kids Group

    8 Dec, 2014

    Swedish e-commerce retailer Babyshop, backed by Verdane Capital VII, acquires its competitor AlexandAlexa to form a leader in the premium segment for kids’ e-commerce. Together, the two award winning companies will form The Luxury Kids Group, which is expected to reach four times the size of its closest European competitor.

  • Verdane VIII to help MM Sports muscle up

    Verdane VIII to help MM Sports muscle up

    29 Sep, 2014

    Verdane Capital VIII K/S (Verdane VIII) enters MM Sports as a new owner. MM Sports is one of the largest Nordic players in nutrition supplements and training gear, with a significant online presence and six stores in Sweden. Verdane VIII will help MM Sports break into new territory in the Nordics.

  • Dolphin Software calls in new owners

    Dolphin Software calls in new owners

    24 Sep, 2014

    Verdane Capital Advisors and Via Venture Partners have over the past five years helped Norwegian IT-company Dolphin Software grow in Scandinavia and Europe. Swedish Loxysoft now becomes the new majority owner.

  • Verdane VIII acquires five companies from family office Ferd

    Verdane VIII acquires five companies from family office Ferd

    12 Jul, 2014

    Verdane Capital VIII K/S (Verdane VIII) has acquired Norwegian family office Ferd’s ownership in five companies. The sale allows Ferd Capital to focus on investments in larger and more mature companies, while the companies included in the transaction will benefit from Verdane Capital Advisors’ expertise in the software and energy sectors.

  • Verdane V sells online rims and tyres specialist Bythjul.com to Mobivia Groupe

    Verdane V sells online rims and tyres specialist Bythjul.com to Mobivia Groupe

    9 Jul, 2014

    French vehicle servicing group Mobivia Groupe has acquired Nordic online rim and tyre specialist Bythjul.com (BytHjul) from Verdane Capital V (Verdane V). During Verdane V’s ownership, BytHjul has grown revenues fivefold.

  • Verdane VIII sells domestic appliances retailer WhiteAway

    Verdane VIII sells domestic appliances retailer WhiteAway

    4 Jul, 2014

    Verdane Capital VIII (Verdane VIII) and the other shareholders have agreed to sell their shares in WhiteAway, the domestic appliances retailer. The sale takes place following WhiteAway’s strong development in the Norwegian and Swedish markets where revenues have grown over 100% in the past year.

  • Norwegian - Finnish merger creates a leading player on the Nordic EPS market

    Norwegian - Finnish merger creates a leading player on the Nordic EPS market

    25 Jun, 2014

    A merger between Norwegian family business BEWi AS and Verdane ETF III portfolio company StyroChem Finland Oy forms one of Scandinavia’s more significant players in the EPS market for building insulation and packaging. In connection with the merger, the new company BEWi Group acquires two units from the UK packaging giant DS Smith PLC; Danish Flamingo and DS Smith’s Swedish cellplast business in Värnamo and Urshult.

  • Verdane Capital closes largest fund to date at SEK 2bn

    Verdane Capital closes largest fund to date at SEK 2bn

    16 Jun, 2014

    Verdane Capital VIII K/S (Verdane VIII) has closed on commitments of SEK 2bn. The fund is Verdane’s largest to date and secures new capital for Nordic growth companies. More than half of the capital has been raised from investors outside the Nordics.