Verdane aims to be the preferred growth partner to tech-enabled businesses in Northern Europe. Verdane funds provide flexible growth capital to fast-growing software, consumer internet, energy or high-technology industry businesses, through both majority and minority investments in individual companies and portfolios. Verdane funds act as ambitious, active and long-term owners, helping management teams and companies accelerate and sustain growth by leveraging the Verdane advisory team’s capabilities and proven track record in driving business value for companies whose growth is driven by, or connected to, technological development. Verdane funds’ current portfolio includes Conexus, EasyPark, Freespee, HornetSecurity, inRiver, Lingit, Scanmarket and Vaadin. Verdane has 44 employees working out of offices in Copenhagen, Helsinki, London, Oslo and Stockholm. For more information, please visit www.verdane.com
About EMG - Educations Media Group
EMG is the market leader of education marketing and runs several of the world’s largest search engines for education and workplace training. The group’s 20 local brands include studentum.se, utbildning.se, gymnasium.se, kurser.se and, internationally, educations.com. EMG works with over 3 000 education providers in 40 different countries across the world. EMG’s vision is to help everyone in the world find their future education and the right training for their requirements. EMG reaches out to students and professionals worldwide through its leading online services, comprehensive media partners, school visits and educational conferences and exhibitions. The global head office is located in Stockholm, with local offices in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Mannheim and Oslo.
Novax, the investment arm of the Axel Johnson Group, is a long-term owner, operator and builder of small and medium-sized businesses. Novax current portfolio consists of; Academic Work, ApoEx, ApoHem, Concept, Datema, Filippa K, Hyper Island, Lagerhaus, RCO, Revide and STC. For more information, please visit Novax’s website: www.novax.se