Ferd Capital has three investment mandates: Private Companies, Listed Companies, and Special Investments. These mandates give the business area significant flexibility in terms of the type of investments it can make. In both the privately owned and listed companies in which we have a significant ownership interest, we are a long-term and active investor that acts on the basis of Ferd’s value platform and competitive advantages.
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Mestergruppen invests in Sweden with XL-BYGG
On 20 August the Swedish building materials chain XL-BYGG became part of Mestergruppen, making Mestergruppen the principal owner of the chain in both Norway and Sweden – and at the same time the largest company in the building materials trade in Scandinavia.
Aibel to build new Sverdrup plant
Equinor has awarded Aibel the contract to build phase 2 of the onshore power plant at Haugsneset east of Kårstø. The phase 2 development will contribute to secure the power supply from land to the further development of Johan Sverdrup, and also contribute to establishing the area solution for power from shore to the remaining fields on the Utsira formation (Edvard Grieg, Ivar Aasen and Gina Krog).
PREPARING NORWAY FOR A DIGITAL SHIFT
Norwegian business and industry are crying out for more digital expertise, and their need is urgent. DigitalNorway could be the solution. DigitalNorway came into being this summer and is now fully engaged in preparing Norwegian business and industry for the digital shift. Its aim is to create a platform that enables the sharing of knowledge and expertise as well as to encourage collaboration across companies and industries.
Investing in growth in high-voltage cables and cleaning equipment
The Danish companies NKT and Nilfisk, market leaders in high-voltage cables and cleaning equipment respectively, are the latest additions to Ferd Capital’s portfolio of stock exchange listed companies, with both companies having the potential for major value creation in different areas going forward.
Helsport and Swix: Stronger together
Swix Sport has acquired the entire share capital of the well-known company Helsport. The acquisition makes the Ferd-owned brand aggregator almost a complete supplier in the outdoor segment of the sports industry, which is to say a supplier of products for anyone who loves the great outdoors.