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Norva24 enters Denmark

Norva24 has acquired ISS Kloak- & Industriservice, the Danish market leader in sewage and industrial services, from ISS Group. The acquisition is an important step towards Norva24’s vision of offering its services to customers throughout the Nordic region. ISS Kloak- & Industriservice has revenues of approximately DKK 200 million and 164 employees. It operates 115

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Joe & the Juice welcomes General Atlantic as a strategic investor

An agreement has been reached with General Atlantic to, alongside Valedo Partners Fund II AB (“Valedo”) and the other current shareholders, become a minority investor in Joe & the Juice and assist in its global roll-out. General Atlantic is a leading global growth investor and General Atlantic’s Global Retail & Consumer team focuses on differentiated

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CMA Research, Markör and Valedo in partnership for continued growth

After several years of strong development, CMA Research AB (”CMA”) and Markör Marknad & Kommunikation AB (”Markör”) are joining forces to create a market leading provider of research services in Sweden with a mutual vision to develop and professionalise the industry. In connection with this, Valedo Partners Fund II AB (”Valedo”) enters as a new

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Valedo divests Corbel to Realia Group

Realia Group Oy (”Realia”) has acquired Corbel Holding Oy (“Corbel”), a Finnish market leader in property management services, from Valedo Partners Fund I AB (”Valedo”). Since Valedo’s investment in 2011 Corbel has grown and developed its service offering significantly, and as part of Realia, Corbel will be well positioned to continue providing high-quality services. Corbel

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Valedo invests in Lakrids by Johan Bülow

Valedo Partners Fund II AB (“Valedo”) has entered into a strategic partnership with Lakrids by Johan Bülow A/S (“Lakrids” or the “Company”), a fast-growing Danish premium liquorice brand. The investment is made alongside founder and CEO Johan Bülow as well as the members of the management team. After being founded in 2007, Lakrids has developed

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Polaris acquires Akademikliniken

Polaris Private Equity IV K/S (”Polaris”) has agreed to acquire the majority holding in Akademikliniken, the Nordic leader in plastic surgery and aesthetic treatment, from Valedo Partners Fund I AB (”Valedo”). The majority of the other shareholders of Akademikliniken, comprising key employees and founders, remain significant shareholders alongside Polaris. Since Valedo’s investment in 2011 Akademikliniken

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Valedo invests in Norva 24

Valedo Partners Fund II AB (“Valedo”) has invested in Norva 24, a group offering sludge suction and related services in Norway. Norva 24, founded in 2015, was created through the merger of a number of complementary regional companies but with a similar service offering and a shared strategic vision of consolidating, professionalizing and developing the

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Rapunzel of Sweden and Valedo in partnership for continued growth

Rapunzel of Sweden (”Rapunzel” or the “Company”) and Valedo Partners Fund II AB (”Valedo”) have entered into a strategic partnership for continued expansion and growth. The partnership secures additional expertise and resources for Rapunzel in order to establish the Company as a leading international company and brand within hair extensions and related services and products.

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PerkinElmer acquires Perten Instruments

PerkinElmer, Inc. (“PerkinElmer”) has agreed to acquire Perten Instruments Group AB (“Perten”), a global leading supplier of advanced analytical instruments for quality control of food, grain, flour and feed, from Valedo Partners Fund I AB (“Valedo”), the Perten family and key staff in Perten. Perten has under Valedo’s ownership since 2010 doubled in size through

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EQT invests in Evidensia

EQT VI Limited (”EQT”) has reached an agreement to invest in Evidensia Djursjukvård (”Evidensia”), the leading companion pet care chain in Northern Europe, and acquires the majority holding from Valedo Partners Fund II AB (”Valedo”). Most of the other shareholders of Evidensia, consisting of key staff and the two foundations, Stiftelsen Strömsholm Djursjukvård and Stiftelsen

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ASA Transporter, Best Transport and Valedo in partnership for continued expansion

After several years of positive development, ASA Transporter (”ASA”) and Best Transport (”Best”) are merging to create a market leader within courier and express delivery services. In connection with the transaction, Valedo has reached an agreement to invest in partnership with previous owners, the board and key employees. With Valedo as a new majority owner,

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Valedo divests INOM to Humana

Valedo Partners Fund I AB (“Valedo”) has signed an agreement to divest INOM – Innovativ Omsorg i Norden AB (“INOM”), the leading Nordic full-responsibility psychiatric care group, to Humana, the leading Swedish provider of care to functionally disabled. INOM was created in 2009 when Valedo made the initial platform-investment with a vision to create the

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Joe & the Juice and Valedo in partnership for continued expansion

After several years of strong growth and expansion, Joe & the Juice A/S ("Joe & the Juice" or the "Company") has entered into a strategic partnership with Valedo Partners Fund II AB ("Valedo"). The investment is made in partnership with the founder of Joe & the Juice and a large group of key employees. With

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Valedo divests Broadcast Text to Carlyle

Valedo Partners Fund I AB (“Valedo”) and minority shareholders have signed an agreement to divest the leading European subtitling and dubbing company Broadcast Text Holding AB ("BTI") to Carlyle. Valedo, together with the management, acquired BTI in August 2008 from media company ProSiebenSat.1. During the past five years, BTI has successfully implemented a number of

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Becksöndergaard in partnership with Valedo to enable continued growth

Following several years of rapid growth and in order to execute its future growth strategy and continued development, Becksöndergaard Copenhagen (“Becksöndergaard” or the “Company”) has established a strategic partnership with Valedo Partners Fund II AB (“Valedo”). The partnership secures additional resources and expertise in order for Becksöndergaard to achieve its long-term objectives and goals as

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Valedo invests in Aditro Logistics

Valedo has reached an agreement to acquire Aditro Logistics, a leading Nordic carrier-independent third party logistics supplier. The investment is made in partnership with the management team and board of Aditro Logistics. With Valedo as new majority owner, Aditro Logistics will be given additional resources to drive growth and expand the service offering. Aditro Logistics

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Cambio Healthcare Systems is acquired by its founders, key staff and Valedo

The Company’s founders, key staff and Valedo Partners Fund II AB (“Valedo”) has reached an agreement to acquire Cambio Healthcare Systems AB (“Cambio” or the “Company”), the leading Swedish provider of healthcare information and management systems. The divesting shareholders are a group of venture investors. With Valedo as a new co-owner, Cambio will have additional

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Valedo II invests in Evidensia Djursjukvård

Some of Sweden's leading pet care providers are merging to form a national leader in pet care under the name Evidensia Djursjukvård AB ("Evidensia") with the aim to create a leading quality-oriented pet care group with national presence. Evidensia initially has 5 hospitals, 10 clinics, approximately 140 veterinarians and is represented in 14 locations in

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Valedo I invests in Corbel and Valedo II is launched

Valedo Partners Fund I AB (“Valedo I”) has acquired Corbel Oy (”Corbel”), a market leader in property management services in Finland, from Sentica Partners. Corbel's existing management will continue to run the company and remain as significant owners and with support from Valedo implement a strategy for accelerated expansion. Corbel is the final investment in

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Valedo invests in Akademikliniken

Valedo has reached an agreement to invest in Akademikliniken, the leading Swedish aesthetic and reconstructive surgery group. The investment is made in partnership with Akademikliniken’s founders and employees. With Valedo as a new co-owner, Akademikliniken will have additional resources, in the form of competence and capital, to drive growth while remaining committed to offering a

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SSPG changes name to INOM

On October 21, 2010, Svenska Specialistpsykiatrigruppen (SSPG) changed name to INOM Innovativ Omsorg i Norden AB – The new name better reflects our vision and operations, says Ulrika Östlund, CEO. INOM offers specialized psychiatric care and behavioral treatment in Sweden. INOM consists of ten successful Swedish companies who have joined the Group in order to

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Valedo acquires Perten Instruments Group

Valedo has signed an agreement to acquire Perten Instruments Group (”Perten”), a global leading supplier of instruments and systems for analysis and quality control of food, grain, flour and feed. Perten’s incumbent management will continue to run the company and with support from Valedo, in the form of additional resources and competence, implement a strategy

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Valedo divests Aspen to CapMan

Valedo and minority shareholders have signed an agreement to divest Aspen i Jönköping AB ("Aspen"), to CapMan. Aspen has nearly doubled its sales and tripled its operating profit during the past three years. This development has been based on an organic growth strategy which has strengthened Aspen’s market position as a leading bathroom furniture company

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Valedo divests Solhagagruppen to Bridgepoint Development Capital

Valedo and minority shareholders have entered into an agreement to divest Solhagagruppen AB, Sweden's leading full responsibility LSS1 provider, to Bridgepoint Development Capital. Valedo acquired a majority stakehold in Solhagagruppen in 2007 alongside the founding family and since first entering Solhagagruppen, Valedo initiated an accelerated development and growth phase and over the past three years,

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SSPG grows with add-on acquisitions

Svenska Specialistpsykiatrigruppen AB (SSPG) accelerates its growth further with four additional add-on acquisitions to become one of the leading focused full responsibility psychiatric care companies in Sweden SSPG is a leading Swedish psychiatric care and behavior health company with a strong growth trajectory. The Company offers evidence- and knowledge-based investigation, treatment, care, rehabilitation, transition and

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Valedo new majority owner in specialised psychiatric care group

During the summer, Valedo has entered into agreements to acquire and combine two regionally leading psychiatric care businesses in Sweden, Björkviksgruppen in Skåne and Neuropsyk in Hälsingland. Both businesses are offering advanced full-responsibility diagnosis/evaluation, care, treatment/rehabilitation and aftercare of individuals with different types of severe psychiatric impairments. The Group’s new parent company will be Svenska

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Valedo acquires Oscar Jacobson

Valedo has acquired Oscar Jacobson from the Bengtsson family. Oscar Jacobson is a leading Swedish menswear company with focus on contemporary classic men’s fashion and exclusive golf wear for men. The collections are sold in the whole of Europe with a majority of sales in Sweden and the United Kingdom. Oscar Jacobson is a leading

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Valedo acquires subtitling company Broadcast Text International from ProSiebenSat.1

Valedo has signed an agreement with ProSiebenSat.1 regarding an acquisition of the subtitling company Broadcast Text International (BTI). BTI, a European market leader in subtitling for broadcasters and home entertainment, has offices in 8 countries and service offering in about 40 languages. The company will continue to be run by the existing management team with

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Valedo acquires thermal binding company Bindomatic

Valedo has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority of the thermal binding company Bindomatic. The transaction is made in partnership with previous majority owner Sture Wiholm who will retain a significant minority stake. Bindomatic is a leading global company in the market for thermal binding of documents and presentations. Through Valedo’s investment, the

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CreVal changes name to Valedo

In conjunction with the first year anniversary, CreVal Partners Fund I AB will as of January 2008 change its name to Valedo Partners Fund I AB. Valedo is, just like CreVal, derived from the two Latin words, valesco and credo, which in combination describes our investment philosophy; credo: to believe, trust, commit, trust in, rely

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CreVal invests in bathroom furniture company Aspen

CreVal has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in bathroom furniture company Aspen. The transaction is a partnership with the previous owner Jan Asplund who will remain in the Company as minority owner and in his role as CEO. Aspen is a leading supplier of bathroom furniture in Sweden with sales also

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CreVal invests in Lödösehus Group

CreVal has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in AB Lödösehus, a care company with operations through the wholly owned subsidiaries Solhaga by and Leerhem. The transaction is a partnership with the previous controlling owners Carl and Maud Ekman, who will remain in the company as minority owners and in their roles

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CreVal – a new Swedish private equity firm for small businesses

CreVal Partners Fund I AB (”CreVal”) CreVal is a growth oriented Swedish private equity fund with an industrial focus and a large network of experienced industrialists. CreVal will invest in small and mid-sized high quality companies based in Sweden or the Nordic region with growth and development potential, where the fund can actively contribute to

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