Actic (formerly Nautilus Gym) is a leading low to mid market Nordic health and fitness club chain with over 140 clubs and more than 200,000 members in six countries.
The company's vision is to create a healthier society by inspiring people to better health and increased well-being. Actic's geographical focus markets are Sweden, Norway and Germany, but the company is also present in Finland, Iceland and Austria.
Actic is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Addum was, at acquisition, an industry conglomerate consisting of many separate businesses including construction equipment rental (Cramo), pre-cast concrete manufacturing and the production of piston rings.
Headquartered in Warsaw, Agros Nova is a top three player in all three of its operational business segments, comprising fruit and vegetable reserves, ready-made food and non-carbonated beverages.
The company operates its manufacturing plants in central Poland, offering a wide range of quality products to all major retail outlets across the country.
Agros Nova is the market leader in both the fruit and vegetable preserves and ready-made food segments including jams, ketchup, tomato paste, sauces, ready meals, soups and frozen foods. The company also ranks third in the non-carbonated beverages market including juices, nectars and fruit drinks.
Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialised process engineering solutions, equipment and services in the areas of separation, heat transfer and fluid handling. The company focuses on energy optimization, environmental protection and food production through technological leadership in heat transfer, separation and fluid handling.
Alfa Laval is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
Amas is one of the leading air-freight forwarders in the Benelux countries. It holds strong positions in sea and road freight forwarding in certain niche markets such as flower bulbs. The group also operates a number of highly specialised forwarding-related service activities.
Ampelmann is a high-tech offshore company focusing on development, construction and rental of offshore access solutions. The company was founded in 2008 as a spin-off of the Delft University of Technology.
The core technology is the Ampelmann system, a motion compensated gangway system that allows easy, fast and safe access from a moving vessel to offshore structures, even in high wave conditions. With a doubling of the fleet every year since 2008, Ampelmann currently operates approximately 35 systems world-wide transferring offshore crew from various types of vessels to offshore oil & gas platforms, offshore turbines, FPSO's and all other fixed and floating structures at sea.
Ampelmann is headquartered in Delft, Netherlands.
APOSAN was founded in 1991 with the purpose to service homecare patients through the compounding of individualised infusible and injectable medication. Since then, the company has evolved to an integrated full-range pharmaceutical homecare supplier with its own manufacturing capacities and a dedicated key account management and homecare nurses team to generate and support its growing nationwide patient base.
The APOSAN group of companies is organised in three main business segments: pharmaceutical homecare, providing services to patients that require long-term infusion to diseases; classical homecare, providing standard enteral nutrition solutions as well as selected standard medical devices; and ophthalmic injectables.
APOSAN is headquartered in Cologne, Germany, and serves over 10,000 patients per year.
Arca Systems is the European market leader in returnable plastic packaging products and systems for transport and materials handling. Customer sectors include the assembly industry, retailing, beverages and agriculture.
Attendo is the leading Nordic provider of outsourced social and health care. In Sweden, Norway and Denmark, Attendo Care provides social care to more than 10,000 clients. In Finland, Attendo MedOne is the leading outsourcing provider in social and health care. The primary customers are local authorities that purchase services from Attendo.
Attendo is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Since its establishment in 1919 in Belgium and 1975 in France, Auxiga Group has been a bank guarantee expert, drawing up structured and flexible credit facilities using inventories as collateral.
The Group operates through four business units: Auxiga and Sofigarant, which are the leading providers of pledge inventory services in France, Warrant, which provides the same services in Belgium and Auxicontrol, a specialist in asset control and floor check services.
Auxiga Group provides an unparalleled know-how and a complete range of services for each phase of pledge financing, from the setup of the security agreement to the dayto-day monitoring of the pledged assets.
Axtone is Europe’s largest manufacturer of buffers, draw-gear devices and related components for rail and metro vehicles and rail infrastructure. In addition the company offers the complete service of buffers being fully responsible for their servicing and logistic maintenance. With over 200 product certificates, Axtone supplies all major rail operators and wagon manufactures in Europe and selected markets around the world.
The company is headquartered in Kanczuga, Poland and manufactures its products in five locations: in Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia and China.
Cerba European Lab ("CEL") is a leading European medical testing laboratory. CEL has a leading position in specialised testing for routine laboratories and hospitals in France (with a 45% market share). The BARC Group was acquired by CEL in October 2007 and is a leading Belgian routine testing laboratory as well as a worldwide clinical trial testing laboratory. Following the acquisition of Biolille and Biotop and subsequent buy-and-build acquisitions since 2009, CEL is key operator of routine laboratories in France.
Cerba European Lab is headquartered in Paris, France.
In 2012, the merger of EuroDough and L'Alsacienne de Pâtes Ménagères (APM) created Cérélia Group, bringing together nearly 40 years of experience. Today, Cérélia is a leading European manufacturer of ready-to-use dough mainly through private label and via two own brands, generating sales of EUR 212 million in 2014.
Cérélia Group has a wide product range that includes rolled pie dough, pizza dough, exotic dough, pastries, cake batter and organic dough, selling its products both through private labels and its own brands Croustipate and Pop! Bakery. In total the company has four production plants and 650 employees.
Cérélia Group is headquarted in Liévin, France.
CEVA Santé Animale develops, manufactures and distributes Animal health products. The company’s main expertise lies within the anti-invectives, vaccines and reproduction control devices areas. CEVA operates in all key European markets and has established a strong presence in international growing markets such as Eastern and Central Europe, Middle East and Turkey, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
The company is headquartered in Libourne, near Bordeaux, France
CID LINES is a leading developer and producer of cleaning agents and disinfectants for the agricultural, food, vehicle care and institutional sectors.
With a network of over 750 distributors and importers, the company exports its solutions to more than 90 countries. CID LINES offers its customers a complete product range, integrated solutions and know-how combined with technical advice.
Over the past years, CID LINES has continued to realise strong growth across all of its segments, supported by an increasing awareness of food safety and use of hygiene products to guarantee safe food throughout the food chain.
The Company is headquartered in Belgium, with an additional production site in Poland to serve Eastern Europe.
Colosseum is the leading provider of private dental care in Scandinavia. The company currently operates clinics in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, offering a range of services from basic dental care to specialist surgery.
Colosseum’s business model allows dental professionals to fully focus on the provision of dental care in a flexible and stimulating working environment, supported by centralised support functions.
Colosseum is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
Consolis is the largest manufacturer of prefabricated concrete elements in Europe. Consolis produces a wide range of prefabricated concrete products for the construction of buildings, such as floors, structures and walls. Consolis also makes products for infrastructure, such as railway sleepers and structures for bridges and tunnels. In addition, the company provides services ranging from planning to erection of its products.
Consolis is the market leader in prefabricated concrete in Europe. A new Consolis group was formed by combining Consolis Oy Ab and French Bonna Sabla in November 2005. Consolis is the largest precast concrete based solution provider and manufacturer of structural precast concrete elements in Europe. The companies belonging to Consolis Group have over 100 production plants in 20 countries with leading positions in their respective markets.
Consolis Group is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.
Continental Bakeries is a manufacturer and distributor of biscuit products in Europe. The group focuses on private label and branded niche products within sweet, unsweetened and savoury biscuits.
CPS Color Group is the world’s leading supplier of tinting systems and technology. It is the only company in the world that supplies all of the necessary tinting system components: colorants, dispensers, mixers, software, marketing materials, technical support and consulting services.
Crisplant Industries is a leading world-wide manufacturer of automatic industrial sorting systems (ATS) and liquefied petroleum gas filling equipment (LPG). Main application areas within ATS include baggage-sorting systems for airports, parcel sorting systems for postal authorities and package sorting equipment for various other industries.
CSE Oxford is engaged in pilot training as well as aircraft engineering and maintenance services. The engineering division provides comprehensive ground support to owners of small and medium-sized aircraft based in the United Kingdom.
Dataphone offers solutions for fast, secure and high quality tele- and data communication to communications intensive companies and public entities throughout Sweden.
Dataphone has Sweden’s most modern commercial network for telephony and data communication. In the same network, the company manages voice and data communication as well as video transmissions with superior quality and performance. The company has changed name to IP-Only.
In the field of hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation and controls, DGI Group has built up a leading position in the Oil & Gas, Maritime & Dredging and High-End Machine Building industries. Because of its specific knowledge and effective working method, DGI supplies worldwide on request for many tier 1 clients the complete management for their projects: from advising, customer specific system engineering & procurement to installing, commissioning and maintenance.
Since 1879 DGI has grown into a modern, innovative company with branches in the Netherlands (headquarter), Europe, the US, Middle East and Asia.
DSI (DYWIDAG-Systems Int'l GmbH) is a market leader in the development, production and application of post-tensioning and geotechnical (steel) fastening parts and systems. The high value added safety/durability critical products are used in bridge building, slope stabilisation and mining.
Headquartered in Germany, DSI has operations across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
Dynea is a global provider of superior adhesion and surfacing solutions. Prefere by Dynea adhesive sesins are used in a variety of applications by the panel board industry, laminate beam and structural wood, the mineral and glass fibre industry, the paper impregnation industry, and many others. Ultim by Dynea is a family of high quality paper overlay products for both decorative and industrial uses. Dynea serves its customers in the woodworking and other industries by tailor-making solutions and creating added value. Dynea's high value adhesion and surfacing products and service solutions are available in Europe and Asia Pacific and are produced at 40 sites across the regions.
Dynea is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland,
Dyno Nobel is the world’s leading explosives company. Its most important customer segments are the mining industry and the building and construction industries. Dyno Nobel has operations in 35 countries in Europe, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region.
Elektrokoppar is one of the leading winding wire and wire rod manufactures in Europe. The company supplies its products mainly to the electric industries.
ELFA markets, sells and distributes electronic components and other technical products to primarily business customers in northern Europe.
With over 51,000 customers and 130,000 catalogues distributed annually, ELFA is a leading distributor in the Nordic countries, Poland, the Baltic countries and Russia.
ELFA is Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Ellab is a leading global supplier of solutions for measuring, recording, monitoring and validating critical parameters of thermal processing, selling its products in over 65 countries across the globe.
The company offers a wide product range of high-precision systems for temperature, pressure and humidity monitoring and validation based on either data loggers or wired thermocouple instruments.
Ellab’s products are used by the pharmaceutical and food industry as well as hospitals, where accurate and complete supporting validation documentation is essential.
Ellos is a leading mail-order company in the Nordic countries. Its main product area is clothing, and the company also runs a substantial financing operation.
Eltel Networks consists of Swedia Networks and Eltel Networks. The two companies were combined in December 2004 when Eltel Networks was acquired and subsequently merged with Swedia Networks. The combined company is a Northern European market leader within installation and maintenance of infrastructure for electricity and telecommunications.
Swedia Networks is one of originally seven businesses included in the Telefos investment. The seven businesses - Ki Consulting, Validation and Swedtel (telecom consulting), Respons and TA Teleadress Information (directory enquiry and data-handling services), Multicom Security (secure alarm network operations) and Swedia Networks - were acquired from Telia in 2001. Since then all companies, except Swedia Networks, have been divested.
Enermet Group is one of the world’s leading suppliers of energy metering systems. The company develops, produces and markets comprehensive new generation systems for the metering of energy, the control of its use and the refinement and management of metering data. Enermet has branches in ten countries around the globe.
EPiServer connects ecommerce and digital marketing to help business create unique customer experiences which generates business results. EPiServer's platform combines content, e-commerce and multi-channel marketing capabilities to work full-circle for businesses online, from intelligent optimization, lead-generation through to conversion and repeat business.
Sitting at the centre of the digital marketing ecosystem, EPiServer empowers online and IT professionals to create superior customer experience for more than 20,000 websites worldwide. Built on .net, and supported by a pioneering partner network of over 630 partners in over 30 countries, EPiServers platform gives customers the ability to deliver the right content to the right person in the right format at a time that suits them. This approach means customers can maximize their investment in digital marketing and increase ROI.
The company was founded in 1994 and has offices in the United States, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, The Netherlands, South Africa, Australia, Spain, UAE and the United Kingdom.
Etanco is the leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of building fastener and fixing systems in France. The group is also present in Italy with its Friulsider brand and in Eastern Europe.The Group has a full range of 80,000 products grouped under four main categories: Waterproofing, Roofing, Safety and Facades which allows it to offer products adapted to the specific market requirements particularly in terms of environmental and European regulatory constraints.
Etanco is headquartered outside of Paris, France.
In October 2004 the IK2000 Fund acquired the assets of Terje Hoili AS and Europris Norge AS through the newly formed company Europris Holding AS (formerly Ekstrem Lavpris Holding AS).
Europris is an integrated hard discount retailer selling a combination of food and non-food products. Europris operates more than 180 stores in Norway and 6 in Iceland. The stores are operated partly as owned stores and partly as franchisees. Europris is headquartered in Fredrikstad, Norway.
Evac is a global company that designs and markets environmentally friendly water, waste and wastewater collection and treatment systems for the shipbuilding, offshore and construction industries.
Founded in 1975, Evac has delivered over 1 million vacuum sanitation units for more than 12,000 vessels, including cruise liners, car and passenger ferries, naval vessels, submarines and yachts. The company employs 190 people, and a direct presence in Finland, the US, China, Korea, France, Germany, Norway and Brazil, with a worldwide network of agents and distributors.
Evac is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.
Exxelia Group is a leading designer and manufacturer of customised passive components. For more than 50 years, Exxelia has been developing products with the highest level of reliability to meet the requirements of aerospace, defence, rail, medical, oil & gas and telecommunications blue-chip customers. The group’s ability to produce products that combine extreme technical performance, quality and flawless reliability has established Exxelia as an international leader within its field.
Exxelia Group markets its products under various brands to reflect its multi-technology positioning: Eurofarad, Dearborn, Microspire, Firadec, Sic Safco, Temex Ceramics, Astema and Vertura. All together the group employs over 1,200 employees, and operates in Europe, the US, Asia and Africa.
Exxelia is headquarted in Paris, France.
F Group was formed through the merger of Fona Gruppen (held by the Industri Kapital 1997 Fund) and Fredgaard Radio in June 2001. The new group is a leader in Danish high street brown goods retailing and a provider of consumer financing.
Flabeg is leading manufacturer and supplier of solar parabolic mirror and automative glass for the renewable energy and automotive mirror system industry. Flabeg operates its mirror glass production in two business units - the Solar and Automotive segment. In the Solar segment Flabeg produces parabolic mirrors which are used in CSP plants (Concentrating Solar Power), namely for parabolic troughs. This segment of the renewable energy market has recently seen significant growth driven by the increasing global demand and governmental support for renewable energy sources aiming at decreasing pollution and reducing dependency on fossil resources. As a Tier 2 manufacturer, the Company's Automotive segment manufactures mainly exterior and to a minor extent interior mirror glass for passenger cars and commercial vehicles.
Flabeg is headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany.
Fortex is a leading provider of textile rental and industrial laundry services in the Benelux countries. Main customer categories include hospitals (bed linen, hygienic products & work-wear) and different kinds of companies (uniforms & work-wear). Fortex also provides special cleaning services for surgical tools and textiles.
Gardena is one of the leading gardening equipment companies in Europe. Gardena manufactures garden irrigation equipment, garden care products as well as water pumps and pond products. Customers include DIY stores, garden centres, large general retailers and ironmongers. Gardena’s products are available through a distribution network in over 85 countries. Gardena is part of Husqvarna Group, the world’s largest producer of outdoor power products.
Husqvarna Group is headquartered in Stockholm and the share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange.
GHD is the market leader for homecare services in Germany providing medical devices to patients at home. GHD operates an integrated business model including own production of e.g. ostomy bags and pharmaceuticals to the oncology market as well as wholesale/logistics services. GHD was founded in 1992 and since then has built a market leading position in the German homecare market with a national presence. The business is headquartered in Ahrensburg, near Hamburg, and GHD employs among others over 800 trained medical experts.
Graphium is one of Sweden’s leading specialty printing companies, which focuses on payment cards, security printing and government printing.
Groupe Fives-Lille is an international industrial engineering group that designs and produces equipment, primarily for the automotive, steel and aluminium industries. The company’s broad selection of equipment ranges from isolated machines to complete production lines, shops and turnkey plants.
Guldfynd is one of Sweden's leading retail jewellery group. It operates stores under the Guldfynd brand and the Hallbergs brand.
Hansa Group is widely recognised as a leader in the sanitary fittings market for bathrooms and kitchens in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The product portfolio ranges from faucets, shower heads and systems, thermostats to in-wall fittings and various accessories. Hansa Group divides into two businesses units operating under different brands being “Hansa” and “KWC”. Hansa Group is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.
Hansen Protection AS is a leading provider of specialist survival suits for extreme weather conditions and sole provider of rental transport suits to energy companies in the Norwegian Continental Shelf region.
The company operates a rental and service model based out of six helicopter sites in Norway, one in Denmark and two in Canada. Additional business activities include specialised survival suits for personal protection (immersion suits, work suits, life jackets), specialty textile products, mainly for the oil and gas, defence and agriculture segment, and marine products such as boat canopies.
Hansen Protection is headquartered in Moss, Norway.
Hjem-Is Europa (Hemglass) is the leading direct distributor of ice cream in Scandinavia. The company manufactures the ice cream and distributes it directly to customers' homes from its well-known blue vans.
Founded in 2008 with the ambition to offer an alternative way of buying and selling residential property, I@D is a fast-growing digital platform offering a large range of value-added support services to independent real estate agents.
The company has demonstrated a stellar track record of organic growth since inception and has grown to become the largest network in France with ca. 3,200 local agents and over 11,800 transactions intermediated during 2015.
i-center Elektrogrosshandels GmbH & Co KG is a wholesaler of electrical installation equipment in Germany, Austria and other central European markets.
Idesta manufactures and markets industrial kitchen supplies and specialty windows and doors.
Idex S.A.'s core activity is the technical maintenance and management of energy. The group offers global solutions to its clients including the management of collective heating and cooling networks (public and private) as well as the technical maintenance of buildings an third party management of utilities. Idex's clients include authorities, residential complexes and industrial corporations.
The Idex group is headquartered in France.
Intrum Justitia is the leading debt collection and credit management company in Europe. It offers commercial and consumer debt collection services (domestically as well as cross-border), outsourcing and other related credit management services.
Izium is a leading French player in the outsourcing of customer services management, offering an extensive portfolio of customer experience services, including consulting, telesales, customer services, debt collection and technical assistance.
The group operates 13 contact centres in France, Morocco and Madagascar.
KCI Konecranes is a world-leading engineering group specialising in advanced overhead lifting solutions and maintenance services. The company’s customers span virtually every industry and its products are used in harbours around the globe.
Kid Interiør was established by Jul Andrew Gundersen in 1937 as JAG shoe factory. The first shop was opened in Drammen in 1953 and was called “Fabrikkutsalget” (Factory Outlet). The company changed its name to Kid Interiør in 1994, and further introduced the trade name Kid for selected products.
Today Kid is the leading home textile retailer in Norway with stores across the country.
Kid is headquartered in Drammen, Norway.
Kongsberg Automotive is a niche auto components supplier with a strong market position in seat heating, clutch actuation and automatic/hydraulic gearshift systems. Customer segments include the car industry and commercial vehicles.
Kwintet is the European market leader in the top-to-toe work wear with a range of strong brands and a reputation for quality amongst its customers throughout Europe. The Kwintet group supplies high-quality professional wear for a variety of uses and industries across Europe, and owns a range of strong brands including Kansas, Fristads, Wenaas and Hejco.
The company is headquartered in Malmö, Sweden.
Labeyrie is a French company producing upmarket branded food products sold on the French, Dutch, Belgian and Spanish markets. Its product range encompasses three main categories: seafood products (mainly smoked salmon), speciality regional products (mainly foie gras) and blinis & spreadables (taramasalata, guacamole etc.). Labeyrie is a clear market leader. The company sells its products only through retailers.
Laho Equipement is one of the leading construction equipment rental groups in France. The group has national coverage through its 75 agencies.
Liber is Sweden’s largest publisher of educational and professional literature.
Lindex is one of the leading retailers in Scandinavia, specialising in ladies wear, children's clothes and lingerie.
Lithells is a leader in the Swedish market for processed meats. The company produces and sells processed meat and sausages to retail grocery stores, institutional caterers and fast-food stands. Brand names include Lithells and Sibylla, a top brand in the Swedish market.
Liva Bil is Norway's leading car rental company, operating the AVIS franchise in car rental and full-service fleet leasing.
L+M is the merger of Løgismose and Meyer which are two of the strongest and most recognised high-end food brands in Denmark offering a wide range of gourmet food products and services across various channels including retail distribution, food service, B2B wholesale and selected own outlets
L+M is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.
MacGREGOR is the global market leader in providing marine cargo flow engineering solutions and services for ship-owners, shipyards and ship operators. Products include hatch covers, cranes, shipboard elevators and escalators, galleys, cargo securing systems and refrigerated cargo handling systems.
Magotteaux is the global leading supplier of grinding media, mill internals and wear resistant parts.
Magotteaux's end markets are the mining, cement, aggregate and dredging industries as well the utility sector. Based on in-house R&D, Magotteaux designs, produces and distributes proprietary tools and consumables for processes where wear resistance is key.
Headquartered in Liège, Magotteaux employs people in 13 specialised production units and 26 representative offices globally.
Established over 30 years ago as a family business, Marle has become a major company in the orthopaedic industry. The company provides specialised manufacturing services for the production of a wide range of hip, knee, shoulder, spine and extremities implants as well as orthopaedic instruments of the highest quality.
Covering the full scope of the manufacturing value chain and benefiting from remarkable R&D capabilities, Marle acts as a strategic partner to medical technology companies worldwide and delivers over 1 million products annually. Marle serves orthopaedic implant OEMs across Europe, the US, Latin America, Russia, Japan, Korea and China.
Minimax Viking is the market leader in the development and supply of fire protection systems primarily for the industrial market with a special focus on special hazard situations. Minimax operates an integrated business model throughout the fire protection value chain, including system configuration, sourcing and manufacturing, project management, installation and after-market service.
Minimax is the clear market leader in Germany and the global number three fire equipment supplier with leading market positions in Iberia, France, Poland and China. Following the acquisition of Consolidated Fire Protection (CFP) in the US 2007 and the industry transforming Viking merger in 2009, the company has a leading market position in the US. Minimax serves both the fixed fire protection market (sprinkler water systems, mist and foam systems, gas systems and industrial detection) which is approximately 92% of sales and also the portable fire extinguishers market which is approximately 8% of sales.
The company is headquartered in Bad Oldesloe, Germany.
Moventas is a leading independent manufacturer of wind turbine gears (WG) and industrial gears (IG) as well as a provider of gear maintenance and service.
Moventas is headquartered in Jyväskylä, Finland.
Netel is a leading Nordic service provider for communication and electrical networks, offering services ranging from planning and project management to design and maintenance.
With its project management focus, extensive sub-contractor network, and entrepreneurial heritage and culture, the company acts as a collaborative partner to telecom operators, network owners, property owners, construction companies, housing companies and cooperative housing associations.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Netel has around 340 employees and generated pro forma revenue of approximately MSEK 1,500 in 2015.
Nobia is the leading manufacturer and retailer of kitchen interior products in Europe. Nobia sells its products directly to consumers and to the construction industry under well-known brands such as Marbodal, HTH, Novart, Norema, Poggenpohl and Magnet.
Noviant, formerly MSC Metsa Specialty Chemicals, is the global market leader in the development and production of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC). CMC is marketed for a large variety of applications including paper coating, food, pharmaceuticals, oil drilling and detergents.
Nyge Aero Norden provides various aviation services. It is a leader in target towing for military practice purposes in Sweden, Norway, Austria and Greece. The company also provides engineering and maintenance services.
OpenSolution is a leading Nordic payment solution provider. Headquartered in Gothenburg, the company offers a full service product and software portfolio to its client base, including restaurants, casinos, arenas and other customer verticals.
With its in-house development capabilities and strong focus on innovation, OpenSolution can offer the entire value chain of payment solutions, making it a single point of contact for >8,000 customers throughout Scandinavia.
Oriflame is a leading global direct sales cosmetics company. Founded more than 30 years ago, the company develops and markets a full range of beauty products including colour cosmetics, skin care and fragrances.
Paroc is one of the leading mineral wool insulation manufacturers in Europe. The company develops, manufactures and distributes stone wool products for use by the building industry and other industrial applications.
Partena was, at acquisition, a leading provider of contracted catering, cleaning, care and security services in Sweden and Norway.
Pieters is one of the leading fish processors and distributors in Europe. Pieters is engaged in the purchase, aquaculture, processing, packaging, sales and distribution of fish products. Its major product categories are salmon, North Atlantic whitefish and South East Asian prawns.
Prevesta (Myresjöhus) is one of the leading prefabricated house manufacturers in Sweden. Since inception in 1927 the company, with its strong brands Myresjöhus and SmålandsVillan, has delivered more than 80,000 houses. Today Myresjöhus and SmålandsVillan are part of Block Watne Group that is owned by Norwegian BWG Homes that also owns Hetlandhus and Kärnhem. BWG Homes is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
BWG Homes is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
Ramudden is a leading specialist provider of temporary traffic control services in the Nordic region, operating through a network of more than 60 depots. The company, which was founded in 2005, is a leading player in the Swedish market and is also present in Norway (since 2009) and Finland (since 2012).
Ramudden’s products and services include the rental of essential temporary traffic control equipment (such as traffic barriers and guide signs), traffic arrangement plans, education programmes, and surveillance and maintenance services. Key customers include civil engineering contractors and construction companies.
Ramudden is headquartered in Gävle and Sundsvall, Sweden.
Salad Signature is a leading branded food franchise in the fresh categories of spreads, dips and salads, selling its products through its own brands and private label.
The Company’s core markets are the Netherlands and Belgium, with an emerging international presence in Northern Europe (incl. France, Scandinavia, UK, Germany and Poland).
In 2015, Salad Signature generated revenue of €176 million with approximately 490 employees.
Schenck Process is one of the global market-leading providers of industrial weighing, feeding, screening and automation equipment and solutions. It has significant operations in Europe, North and South America, China and Australia and serves a diversified customer base across a wide range of International Business Segments (IBS), including Heavy, Light, Mining Power and Transport Automation.
Schenck Process is headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany.
As the original inventor of the manufacturing technology commonly used in the production of granite sinks, SCHOCK has gained a reputation for innovation, quality and technological excellence. The company has over 90 patents and a 21% global market share in granite kitchen sinks. Based on a quartz-acryl composite developed by SCHOCK, the company’s premium product is three times as hard as natural granite and superior in product performance to sinks made from other materials. SCHOCK is headquartered in Regen, Bavaria, and employs approximately 400 people.
Snacks International is the market leader for private label salted snacks in France, but also operates in the entry price and hard discount sectors. The snack categories that the company focuses on include stapled chips and extruded products.
Snacks International operates in an industry benefiting from substantial volume growth and exhibiting significant potential for further penetration of private label products. Snacks International is recognised by major retailers for its wide range of products, flexibility and excellent levels of service.
The company is headquartered in Saint-Denis-la-Chevasse, France.
Solina designs and produces ingredient-based functional and culinary solutions for the food industry. The company operates in four business areas: taste solutions (aromatic ingredients), meat solutions (functional ingredients), nutrition (dietetic ingredients) and food service.
Solina has four production sites and serves 4,000 clients in the food industry in France and throughout Europe with a wide range of products combining texture and taste. Clients include food industrialists, catering firms and mass distribution companies.
The company is headquartered in Bréal-sous-Montfort, near Rennes in France.
Sport Group is a worldwide market leader of outdoor sport and recreational surface systems. Sport Group installs artificial turf fields and tracks (both running tracks and multi-purpose surfaces) and manufactures all system critical components in-house.
Sport Group has three main product groups (artificial turf, tracks and playground) used in a variety of applications. The business benefits from its unique system competence, leading technology and a strong market position, especially in Germany. The company successfully expanded its operations internationally through four add-on acquisitions in recent years and therefore strengthened its product and brand portfolio as well as its geographical presence.
Sport Group is headquartered in Burgheim, Germany.
Suomen Lähikauppa (SLK) (former Tradeka) is the market leader in the Finnish neighbourhood store segment and overall the third largest daily goods retailer in Finland. SLK has around 740 stores and approximately 6,800 employees.
SLK is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.
Superfos Industries a/s is the leading Pan European manufacturer of injection moulded open-top plastic packaging. Superfos includes strongholds in food segments such as dairy (e.g. yellow fats and ice cream), processed foods, biscuits and confectionery, seafood and the noon-food segments paint, ingredients and chemicals
Established in Seevetal/Hamburg in 1969, svt is a leading provider of solutions in Germany for preventive passive fire protection products and installations and restoration management post fire, water and hazardous damages.
The Group operates in two segments – passive fire protection (“PFP”) and restoration management (“RM”), which share know-how and experience, and has in total a network of 22 branches in Germany, local presence in Poland and Russia and a large international partner network.
Among its clientele, svt has for instance developed fire safety solutions for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and the new headquarter of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. Solutions for fire safety are a growth market worldwide because of increased awareness and regulation.
Sydsvenska Kemi is a leading specialty chemicals group consisting of the former businesses of Perstorp AB and Neste Oxo. The company has strong positions in selected niche segments such as coating intermediates and formaldehyde technology. Sydsvenska Kemi operates globally.
Headquartered in Holstebro, Denmark, TCM Group develops, produces and sells quality kitchens. The Group has a broad and innovative range of kitchens, selling its products under the well-known brands Svane, Tvis and Modulia.
TCM’s core market is Denmark with an increasing focus on the rest of the Nordic region, with an expanding network of stores across Denmark and Norway.
In total, TCM has 330 employees, with production facilities in Tvis and Horsens.
TeleComputing is a leading provider of centralised IT operations, outsourcing and system integration in the Nordic SME market. As IT environments are becoming increasingly complex and critical to business management, TeleComputing has successfully built a leading position by making IT easy for its customers, offering flexible and scalable IT operations solutions.
The TeleComputing group employs approximately 900 people across eight locations in four countries and serves more than 800 corporate customers with over 80,000 end-users in the Nordic region.
Sia is a leading international brand within home decoration products with Nordic roots and with a core presence in Europe. Its products, positioned at the middle top end of the market, include artificial flowers and plants, vases, accessories, candles, small items of furniture and a basic assortment of tableware and soft furnishings.
The collections sold in many European countries to independent retailers, affiliates and department stores.
The Sia Group is headquartered Plaisir in France.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Touristry is a market leading operator of sightseeing buses and boats in the Nordic capitals as well as provider of tourism related services. The Company operates brands such as Red Buses and Red Sightseeing, and provides services to over 1.3 million tourists per year.
Transnorm is a global market leader for high performance conveying modules and components that are used in diverse end markets such as the parcel, distribution/e-commerce and airports industries.
Founded in 1957, Transnorm manufactures high performance conveying components that are integral to many highly sophisticated automated systems. Historically best known for its belt curves, Transnorm’s various products are now used in many high-speed distribution systems, parcel centers and in airport baggage handling systems across the globe. The Transnorm Group covers one of the most attractive segments of the automated logistics value chain, benefiting from long-term global growth trends such as e-commerce.
Headquartered in Harsum, Germany, the Group has additional overseas manufacturing entities in Arlington (Texas, USA) as well as in Kluang (Malaysia).
Trigo is a world-leading provider of quality support and conformity assessment services.
Founded in 1997, Trigo has become a globally renowned company and a trademark of innovation, leadership and performance in the quality management sector. The group serves the automotive, aerospace, railway and other heavy transportation industries with more than 7,000 employees throughout Europe, North America, Asia, and North Africa.
Supporting critical phases in its customers’ supply chains by providing responsive quality services, Trigo controls, inspects and reworks over 750 million components and products on an annual basis.
Unipex Group is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of natural active ingredients and specialty chemicals for the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, nutrition and industrial sectors.
It is also active in the areas of vigilance and consumer testing through its Iris division. Its distribution and marketing network serves more than 50 countries in North America, Europe and Asia.
The Group employs 190 people and has six offices across North America and Europe.
Vemedia develops, produces and sells owned, branded OTC (Over-The-Counter) pharmaceuticals in selected European countries.
Vemedia is the market leader in the calming & sleeping self-medication in Europe with strong market positions in the Netherlands, Portugal, Italy and Spain with its Valdispert and Sleepzz brands. In addition, the Company has strong positions with Excilor brand in medicated footcare. Vemedia is the largest self-medication company in the Netherlands, in part through its vitamin brands Dagravit, Roter and Optimax.
Vemedia is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands.
Vistra Group is a global independent provider of trust, fiduciary, corporate and fund services delivering personal and tailored solutions to international corporations, institutional investors and high net worth individuals and their families.
In 2011 Vistra became a global leader in the trust and corporate services sector following its merger with the Asian market leader, Offshore Incorporations Group, in a transformational deal which has doubled the size of the group and provided the opportunity to cross-sell corporate services on a truly international basis.
Through its Vistra brand, the group is a leading, global, independent provider of trust, corporate and fund services delivering personal and tailored solutions to international corporations and high net worth individuals (“retail”). Under the OIL brand, the group is the largest offshore company formation and services specialist in the world, with a renewal base of over 100,000 companies and serving clients a comprehensive range of corporate formation and management services (“wholesale”).
Vistra Group is headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in 32 countries across the world.
VPS is a leading provider of fuel testing and inspection services, working with ship owners, managers, charterers and other customers around the world. IK acquired VPS as a carve out from Norwegian company DNV (Det Norske Veritas Group).
The company operates within two main segments, Fuel Quality Testing (FQT) and Bunker Quantity Surveys (BQS).
With four fuel laboratories strategically located in Fujairah, Houston, Rotterdam and Singapore, and with access to 150 key ports worldwide for bunker quantity surveys as well as round-the-clock technical assistance. VPS has the expertise and infrastructure to provide ship owners with cost-efficient fuel solutions and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Known and respected throughout the maritime industry, it has a commanding market share in its niche and operates in an expanding industry with an attractive and scalable business model.
VPS is headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
VSM Group produces top-of-the-line household sewing machines with related accessories and software. The company’s two brands, Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff, have their own unique and separate product lines.
Wehkamp is the market leader in the Dutch home shopping market. Product categories include Fashion, Living, Home Appliances, Electronics, Health & Beauty and Leisure. Wehkamp's website has more than 1 million visitors per week.
Wehkamp is headquartered in Zwolle, Netherlands.
Welzorg, headquartered in the Netherlands, is a leading distributor of mobility aids for elderly and disabled people in the Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden. Welzorg's business consists primarily of the sale, long-term rental and maintenance of manual and powered wheelchairs and scooters. The company delivers these mobility aids directly to the end-users and provides the necessary after-sales service. Welzorg's main customers are municipalities and health care institutions.
Welzorg is headquartered in the Netherlands.
ZytoService is one of the largest industrially organised §13 AMG (‘Arzneimittelgesetz’) certified compounders for patient-individualised infusions applied mainly in oncology treatment in Germany.
ZytoService is based in Hamburg, where it runs a state-of-the-art compounding facility.