Our portfolio companies

Ferd Capital is responsible for Ferd’s active ownership in private companies, with these companies operating across a range of industries. The portfolio consists of companies that are either solely owned by Ferd or by Ferd in partnership with others.

Team:

Kristian Eikre

Investment Professional
& Co - Head Ferd Capital
Portfolio companies:
Aibel, Benchmark Holdings, FjordLine
Phone: 97 72 40 67
Kristian Eikre,

Erik Theodor Jakobsen

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Aibel, Mestergruppen, Mnemonic, Try
Phone: 41 68 38 56
Erik Theodor Jakobsen

Aibel is a leading service company within the oil, gas and offshore wind industries. Aibel delivers engineering, construction, modification and maintenance solutions.

Team:

Trond Solberg

Investment Professional
& Co - Head Ferd Capital
Portfolio companies:
Brav, Elopak
Phone: 92 20 44 03
Trond Solberg,

Julie Wiese

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Boozt, Fürst, Servi
Phone: 93 20 51 90
Julie Wiese

Brav is a global house of brands in the sports and leisure industry with a portfolio of leading brands: Swix, Toko, Lundhags, Ulvang, Helsport and Hard Rocx. Brav’s products are sold in more than 30 countries across the world through both retailers and own channels.

Team:

Danjal Haaland Danjalsson

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Broodstock, Simployer
Phone: 90 89 45 05
Danjal Haaland Danjalsson,

Tone Bjørnstad Hanstad

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Benchmark Holdings, Broodstock, FjordLine
Phone: 41 62 94 46
Tone Bjørnstad Hanstad

Broodstock Capital is a pure play seafood investor focusing on small and medium sized companies.

Team:

Kristian Eikre

Investment Professional
& Co - Head Ferd Capital
Portfolio companies:
Aibel, Benchmark Holdings, FjordLine
Phone: 97 72 40 67
Kristian Eikre,

Tone Bjørnstad Hanstad

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Benchmark Holdings, Broodstock, FjordLine
Phone: 41 62 94 46
Tone Bjørnstad Hanstad

Fjord Line is Norway’s second largest ferry company for international passenger and goods transportation between Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Fjord Line has in recent years added modern and environmentally friendly ships to its fleet, extended its route network and focused on providing passengers and freight customers with a better service and value for money. Fjord Line transports in excess of 1.4 million passengers and 65,000 freight units annually.

Team:

Maria Syse-Nybraaten

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Fürst, Nilfisk
Phone: 94 83 95 77
Maria Syse-Nybraaten

Fürst Medisinsk Laboratorium is Norway’s largest privately owned medical laboratory and analyses tests in the areas of medical biochemistry, clinical pharmacology, microbiology and pathology. Its laboratory is located at Furuset in Oslo. The company has three test centres in Oslo, as well as in Bergen and in Sandefjord.

Team:

Gustav Martinsen

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Interwell, Norkart
Phone: 95 73 92 40
Gustav Martinsen,

Sven Henrik Andresen

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Interwell, Norkart
Phone: 45 02 05 55
Sven Henrik Andresen

Interwell is a leading Norwegian supplier of high-tech well solutions for national and international energy companies. The company solves well challenges and helps ensure enhanced recovery in a cost-efficient way.

Team:

Are Dragesund

Investment Professional
& Co - Head Ferd Capital
Portfolio companies:
Mestergruppen, Nilfisk
Phone: 95 98 20 70
Are Dragesund,

Erik Theodor Jakobsen

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Aibel, Mestergruppen, Mnemonic, Try
Phone: 41 68 38 56
Erik Theodor Jakobsen

Mestergruppen is one of Scandinavia’s largest building material groups. In Norway, Mestergruppen owns the building materials chains XL-BYGG , Byggtorget and Byggeriet, which together have around 220 sales outlets across the country, as well as the house building contractor chains Mesterhus, Systemhus, Nordbohus and Blink Hus, which have more than 300 members. Mestergruppen also owns the building materials chains XL-BYGG, Bolist and Järnia in Sweden, which together have a total of around 280 sales outlets.

Team:

Rikke Reinemo

Investment Professional
& Co - Head Ferd Capital
Portfolio companies:
Mnemonic, Try
Phone: 97 02 87 82
Rikke Reinemo,

Erik Theodor Jakobsen

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Aibel, Mestergruppen, Mnemonic, Try
Phone: 41 68 38 56
Erik Theodor Jakobsen

Mnemonic is one of the leading information security companies in Europe and market leader in Norway. By combining the resources of over 200 security experts, proprietary technology and partnerships with global security providers, mnemonic helps organisations to administer and manage their cyber security risks, protect their data and defend against cyber threats.

Team:

Gustav Martinsen

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Interwell, Norkart
Phone: 95 73 92 40
Gustav Martinsen,

Sven Henrik Andresen

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Interwell, Norkart
Phone: 45 02 05 55
Sven Henrik Andresen

Norkart offers market-leading geopgraphic information systems (GIS) solutions, municipal technical management systems and map- and real estate information to public and private sectors. Norkart’s digital solutions, unique data platform and significant expertise help improve and streamline citizen services in over 330 municipalities, drive automation and improved productivity in public sector and ensure supply of critical geographical data to both government and private institutions. Norkart has its roots all the way back to 1961.

Team:

Julie Wiese

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Boozt, Fürst, Servi
Phone: 93 20 51 90
Julie Wiese,

Alexander Sveen Togba

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Servi, Try
Phone: 90 54 30 69
Alexander Sveen Togba

Servi Group develops and produces customer-specific systems within Power & Motion Control and has the country's largest production of hydraulic systems.

Team:

Danjal Haaland Danjalsson

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Broodstock, Simployer
Phone: 90 89 45 05
Danjal Haaland Danjalsson,

Nicolay Mylén

Investment Professional Portfolio company:
Simployer
Phone: 48 28 98 82
Nicolay Mylén

Simployer provides organisations with tech and expertise in HR. The company is a market-leader in Norway and has also established a position in Sweden.

Team:

Rikke Reinemo

Investment Professional
& Co - Head Ferd Capital
Portfolio companies:
Mnemonic, Try
Phone: 97 02 87 82
Rikke Reinemo,

Erik Theodor Jakobsen

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Aibel, Mestergruppen, Mnemonic, Try
Phone: 41 68 38 56
Erik Theodor Jakobsen,

Alexander Sveen Togba

Investment Professional Portfolio companies:
Servi, Try
Phone: 90 54 30 69
Alexander Sveen Togba

TRY is a leading group in creativity, strategy and technology. TRY started as an advertising agency in 1998 and has been Norway’s leading ad agency for more than 20 years. In 2007 the company acquired the digital agency APT. In recent years, TRY has expanded its activities to include additional business areas, such as media agency services, content production, film production, PR, consultancy, design and digital service development through its companies TRY Opt, TRY Råd, TRY Pearl and the ad agency and competitor POL. Today approximately 350 people work at companies owned by TRY.