Verdane Capital acquires Nordic Finance
Weibull M&A acted as sell side advisor when Verdane Capital aquired the majority of all shares in Nordic Finance, wich is one of the fastest growing finance companies in scandinavia.
Nordic Finance was founded in 2007 by Christian Hanson and Tony Kirmo. The head office is located in Stockholm and the company helps other companies to finance different kinds of equipment through leasing and rental.
Together with its new owner, Nordic Finance has created an aggressive growth plan where they strive to attract the best in the industry and to be the best company to cooperate with. Verdane Capital contributes both with the skills and economic strength needed to take the company forward.
Verdane funds provide flexible growth capital to fast-growing software, consumer internet, energy or high-technology industry businesses. They funds are distinctive in that they can invest either in a single company or in portfolios of companies. Verdane funds have €900m under management and have invested in over 300 holdings over the past 14 years.
“In Verdane Capital we have found our dream bride and all criteria are met,” says Christian Hanson.
As a result of the acquisition, Nordic Finance will also receive two new board members – Per Nordlander (Nordnet, Avanza, Skandia) and Fredrik Månsson, Chairman of the Board (Bokredit, Emric, Hyper Island).