Ferd Capital is an active and long-term investor in privately held and listed companies. This means that Ferd Capital assesses when to invest or sell its investments, as well as working actively with the companies in which it invests for the duration of its ownership in order to ensure the best possible value creation. Ferd Capital carries out its role as an active investor through collaboration with the management of its portfolio companies, both through traditional board representation and in other ways.
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Fjord Line surging ahead
A record year for Fjord Line: 2016 was characterised by strong revenue growth which, combined with lower costs, had a big impact on the company’s bottom line. A number of investments are planned for this year to ensure Norway’s second-largest ferry company continues to make progress.
Ferd invests into improving fish health and sustainability within aquaculture
Ferd has, through an equity issue and market transactions, achieved an ownership in Benchmark Holdings Plc of approx. 17%. Benchmark contributes to improved fish health and sustainability across aquaculture species, through sales of specialised nutrition, genetics and health products.
SUCCESS FOR ROLL FED BEVERAGE CARTONS
“We are seeing an increasing trend for large customers to want companies in the packaging industry to be able to deliver cartons for machines made by other companies. This constitutes a challenge for us – and we are meeting it by challenging our competitors ourselves”, comments Elopak’s Paul Sweeting in an interview with Ferd Magazine.