Investing with Verdane
Our goal is to be the preferred growth partner to tech-enabled businesses in Northern Europe. We help businesses realise their full potential by providing access to our team’s long experience in growth investing, our technology sector expertise and our broad local networks.
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|Capital IV||2003||NOK 0.8bn||Fully invested|
|Capital V||2005||SEK 1.1bn||Fully invested|
|Capital VI||2007||SEK 1.0bn||Fully invested|
|Capital VII||2009||SEK 1.5bn||Fully invested|
|Capital VIII||2013||SEK 2.0bn||Fully invested|
|Capital IX||2016||SEK 3.1bn||Fully invested|
|Edda||2018||SEK 3.1bn||Fully invested|
|Capital X||2018||SEK 6.0bn||Investing|
|Edda II||2020||EUR 540m||Investing|
Vintage is defined as year of first investment. Edda was largely raised in 2017, and Verdane Capital X in 2018.
Growth focused investments
One of our core values is ‘dare to be different’. We pioneered the portfolio investment strategy in Europe in 2003 and have a uniquely flexible investment model. We typically invest between EUR 10 and 80+ million into companies in growth or buy-out stages, either as a single company or as part of a broader portfolio. We can acquire majority or minority positions, buy existing shares or provide primary funding.
Since 2003, we have raised nine funds and a number of co-investment vehicles. Verdane Capital funds primarily target portfolio acquisitions and smaller single company transactions, whereas Verdane Edda funds invest in larger companies only. We are currently investing from Verdane Capital X (SEK 6bn in size) and Verdane Edda II (EUR 540m in size).
Strong returns help good causes
We are proud to have attracted high calibre investors from 14 countries, ranging from large foundations and endowments to pension funds, insurance companies and family offices. You can find some of their names below. Over half of the capital commitments in the three most recent funds, Verdane Edda, Verdane Edda II and Verdane Capital X, are by not-for-profit investors. It makes us happy to know that when we deliver strong returns in our funds, this also helps good causes.
Creating Shared Value
We believe in the concept of creating shared value (CSV). This means that we think it is possible to create greater value by addressing global issues that intersect with a company’s business.