Two leading flower companies merge with Accent Equity as new co-owner

Rydells Försäljning AB and S-Blommor i Stockholm AB, two family businesses active within cultivation, production and sales of flowers in Sweden, have agreed to merge with the investment fund Accent Equity 2012 as a new co-owner.

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The Swedish Competition Authority approves Volati’s planned acquisition of Akademibokhandeln and Bokus

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Corvara divests business area Industrial Services

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Accent Equity divests Akademibokhandeln to Volati

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Accent Equity divests Lavare Holding to De Forenede Dampvaskerier

Lavare Holding AB (publ), parent company of the Swedish textile services provider Textilia Group AB (“Textilia”), is getting a new owner. The investment fund Accent Equity 2012 has agreed to divest all its shares in Lavare Holding AB (publ) to De Forenede Dampvaskerier, a leading Danish service company within textile laundry and rental.

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Stål & Hyr takes in Accent Equity as new principal owner

Stål & Hyr takes in Accent Equity as new principal owner to contribute to continued growth and development

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Accent Equity steps in as co-owner of Eco Log to accelerate growth

Accent Equity steps in as co-owner of Eco Log to accelerate growth

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Accent divests NSS Group to management

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Accent’s 2016 Together Scholarships awarded

Accent’s 2016 Together Scholarships awarded

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Graduation for first-year Accent Academy students

Graduation for first-year Accent Academy students

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Divestment of AR Packaging to CVC Partners completed

Divestment of AR Packaging to CVC Capital Partners completed

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Accent Equity new growth partner for Tommy Nordbergh Åkeri

Accent Equity new growth partner for Tommy Nordbergh Åkeri

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Accent Equity divests its holding in AR Packaging to CVC Capital Partners

Accent Equity divests its holding in AR Packaging to CVC Capital Partners

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Bogfelts takes in partner for growth

Bogfelts takes in partner for growth

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Accent Equity acquires Inteno from KAMIC Group

Accent Equity acquires Inteno from KAMIC Group

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Ineko and Brand Factory join forces to become undisputed Nordic leader in visual communications

Ineko and Brand Factory join forces to become undisputed Nordic leader in visual communications

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Accent’s Together Scholarchip to Médecins Sans Frontières

Accent’s Together Scholarchip to Médecins Sans Frontières

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The offer price for Scandic’s initial public offering has been set at SEK 67 per share – trading on Nasdaq Stockholm commences today

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Accent Equity acquires Nordic Traction from Gunnebo Industries

The investment fund Accent Equity 2012 has signed an agreement to acquire the Nordic Traction group from Gunnebo Industries. Through the transaction, Nordic Traction will become an independent entity in the Accent Equity Portfolio. The company’s net sales amounts to approximately SEK 200 million.

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Aviator Airport Alliance Europe signs letter of intent with SAS

Aviator Airport Alliance Europe signs a letter of intent with SAS

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Accent Equity’s Akademibokhandeln acquisition brought to completion

Accent Equity’s Akademibokhandeln acquisition brought to completion

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KF to divest majority share in Akademibokhandeln to Accent

KF to divest majority share in Akademibokhandeln to Accent

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Brenderup Group acquires Westbay Trailers to further strengthen the ability to support all trailer users’ needs

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HoistLocatel and Swisscom Hospitality Services to form the most powerful hospitality supplier in the EMEA region

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Accent Equity acquires Cervera from ICA

The investment fund Accent Equity 2012 has signed an agreement to acquire Cervera from its main owner ICA Gruppen and a limited number of minority shareholders.

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The offer price for Scandic’s initial public offering has been set at SEK 67 per share – trading on Nasdaq Stockholm commences today

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Accent Equity 2012 acquires S:t Eriks – Sweden’s leading producer of concrete products

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Accent Equity portfolio company RenoNorden listed on Oslo Børs

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This year’s Together Scholarships announced

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Accent-owned San Sac grows further by acquiring Orwak from Tomra

Accent-owned San Sac Group is taking yet another step in consolidating the waste management equipment market. The company has entered into an agreement with Tomra Systems to acquire Tomra Compaction, operating under the Orwak brand.

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Motum and Nordisk Hiss merge to create Sweden’s leading in-dependent elevator group

The Motum Group, encompassing ITK, Hissgruppen, Vinga Hiss and Uppsala Lyftservice, will join forces with Nordisk Hiss.

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Accent voted Best Nordic LBO Fund

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RenoNorden – Launch of Initial Public Offering and Approved Prospectus

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Accent Equity 2003 divests ScandBook shares

Accent Equity 2003 has today divested 329,204 shares in ScandBook

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Accent Equity 2003 divests ScandBook shares

Accent Equity 2003 has today concluded an agreement to divest 1,010,000 shares in ScandBook

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Accent Equity Partners söker 1 associate och 2 analytiker

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Accent Equity acquires Textilia

The investment fund Accent Equity 2012 has reached an agreement to acquire Textilia, Sweden’s leading supplier of textile services to the healthcare sector.

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Accent Equity 2012 acquires San Sac and EnviroPac

The investment fund Accent Equity 2012 has acquired a majority ownership in San Sac and Envi-roPac, two leading Nordic waste sorting and containment equipment solutions companies.

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Accent Equity 2012 acquires San Sac and EnviroPac

The investment fund Accent Equity 2012 has acquired a majority ownership in San Sac and Envi-roPac, two leading Nordic waste sorting and containment equipment solutions companies.

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Hoist Technology and Locatel merge – Creating the largest hospitality supplier in the European market

The Swedish hotel supplier Hoist Technology and the French hotel and healthcare solutions supplier Locatel have entered into an agreement to merge to create the largest hospitality supplier in the European market.

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Accent Equity 2012 acquires the Brenderup Group from Thule Group – Creating the leading trailer provider in the Nordic market

The investment fund Accent Equity 2012 has signed an agreement to acquire the entire trailer business from the Thule Group with company management as co-investors.

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Accent Equity divests Autotube to French automotive sub-supplier

The investment fund Accent Equity 2008 has signed an agreement to divest 100 per cent of the fund’s share capital in Autotube Group AB to MGI Coutier SA, quoted on NYSE Euronext Paris.

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Hööks gets a new principal owner – Accent Equity divests to Alipes

The Nordic retailing company Hööks is getting new owners. The investment fund Accent Equity 2008 has agreed to divest all of the fund’s share capital to Alipes Invest AB.

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Accent Equity 2012 acquires Eurowrap in Denmark

The investment fund Accent Equity 2012 today announced its acquisition, together with company Management, of Eurowrap Group, from Maj Invest Equity. The group today comprises the parent company Winnie Papir A/S and Eurowrap Ltd. In connection with the new ownership, the parent company changes name from Winnie Papir to Eurowrap.

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Together – a Scholarship for volunteers in the Nordic countries

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Candyking withdraws its initial public offering

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New consolidation steps in Nordic elevator market – Vinga Hiss acquired and new group’s name changed to Motum

The elevator companies I.T.K. and Hissgruppen have since September 2013 been part of a group with Accent Equity 2012 as main owner. The group has acquired Vinga Hiss and at the same time changed its name to Motum. Vinga Hiss has sales of SEK 80 million, focusing on western Sweden. The company thus complements the group’s other activi-ties with geographical focus on the area around Stockholm.

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Accent Equity awarded gold trophy for Best Nordic LBO Fund 2013

On November 14, 2013, organized by Leaders League, the 12th edition of the Private Exchange & Awards gathered over 1,200 participants in Paris for an interactive full-day session that culminated with the presentation of awards for the most outstanding global Limited Partners, Funds and Management Teams for their successful results, their management skills and longterm strategy.

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Corvara enters into new business segment by acquiring special demolition company

Swedish industrial cleaning and damage control company Corvara has today acquired Miljörivarna i Stockholm AB (”Miljörivarna”) from the Bygg R1 group.

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Accent Equity 2003 sold all its shares in Arctic Paper SA

The investment fund Accent Equity 2003 has sold all its shares in the pulp and paper group Arctic Paper SA. The fund originally held 671,500 shares equivalent to 3.86 per cent of the company, quoted on the stock exchanges in Warsaw and Stockholm.

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Hööks trots on towards shop 40, 41, 42 and 43

Hööks Hästsport will be opening its 40th shop, on 29 August, in a prime commercial area in Ersboda, Umeå, in the north of Sweden.

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Consolidation in Nordic elevator market – I.T.K. and Hissgruppen merge and take on Accent Equity as a partner

Elevator companies I.T.K. and Hissgruppen merge and take on the investment fund Accent
Equity 2012 as a partner. The companies are engaged in installations, modernisations and
service of elevators focusing primarily on tailor-made solutions for each customer. I.T.K.
and Hissgruppen have combined sales of SEK 250 million and 100 employees.

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New owners of Steni

The leading Norwegian façade panel company Steni is getting new owners. The invest- ment fund Accent Equity 2012 acquires, together with Steni’s Management, 100% of the shares from the previous owners. Steni’s CEO, Tom Rønning, and the new Chairman, Olav Kjell Holtan, are investing in parallel with the Accent fund.

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Accent Equity acquires Infolog from Intellecta

The investment fund Accent Equity 2012 has made an agreement with Intellecta AB (publ) to acquire Intellecta’s business area Infolog. Infolog is comprised of three companies: Ineko, Strålins and Ontime. The companies’ combined sales amount to SEK 350 million and they have 200 employees.

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Accent Equity divests Troax

The Investment Fund, Accent Equity 2008, has signed an agreement to divest Troax AB to FSN Capital. Troax produces machine safety solutions for automated and robotized processes as well as solutions for the warehousing and logistics sector including partition wall and collapse protection systems.

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Accent hires two new team members

Accent Equity Partners AB, advisor to Accent funds, has hired two new members from 1 February 2013. David Zytomierski and Marcus Jennekvist will join Accent’s investment team in Stockholm and assume positions as analysts.

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Accent Equity Partners’ scholarship for non-profit achievements

Accent Equity Partners, an advisory company for investment funds focusing on small and medium sized companies in the Nordics, has ordained a Scholarship named Tillsammans (Together). The Scholarship is given to persons or non-profit organisations in the Nordic countries having made achievements that bring people together. The “Tillsammans” Scholarship is awarded to the Missing People Sweden Society, Falu IK Athletics Club and the society Nattvandrare i Trollhättan (Voluntary organization that walks the streets at night to help those in need.

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New CEO for Candyking

David von Laskowski has been appointed new CEO for the Candyking group. He is replacing Morthen Johannessen who has held the position for three years. Mr.Johannessen will now assume the position of Executive Vice Chairman of Candyking’s Board of Directors.

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Accent exits Crem International

In co-operation with the founders and company management, Priveq Investment Fund IV L.P. (“Priveq Investment”) and SEB Venture Capital (“SEB Venture”) have invested, through a new holding company, in the coffee machine producer Crem International Holding AB (“Crem”). The sellers are the private equity funds Accent Equity 2003 KB and Accent Equity 2003 LP (“Ac- cent”), which have been the main owners of the company for more than five years.

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Accent Equity 2003 divests its stake in Jetpak to Polaris

Headquartered in Stockholm, Jetpak is offering premium door-to-door express deliveries throughout the Nordic region.

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Accent Equity 2012 completes fundraising at hard cap of SEK 3.8 billion

Accent Equity 2012 has successfully completed its fundraising at the hard cap of SEK 3.8 billion. Interest from both existing and new investors was strong and the fundraising was completed in record time.

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Bergteamet gathers strength for international expansion – Polaris goes in as co-lead along with Accent

Bergteamet AB, with more than 500 employees, is Sweden’s leading mining contractor. After having achieved considerable growth in it’s home market since its inception in 1999, the Boliden based company is now looking to expand internationally. To strengthen Bergteamet financially and in terms of expertise, the current owner, Accent Equity, has agreed to take in the Danish company Polaris Private Equity as a co-lead investor in Bergteamet.

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CapVest and Accent Equity Acquire Scandinavian Leader in Domestic Waste Collection

European mid-market private equity fund, CapVest Equity Partners II (“CapVest”), is pleased to announce that it has led the acquisition of RenoNorden Holding AS (“RenoNorden”) from Norvestor V L.P. in partnership with incumbent management and Accent Equity 2008 (“Accent”), a leading Nordic mid-market private equity fund. The terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

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Accent Equity acquires stake in Corvara Industri & Skadeservice

Corvara Industri & Skadeservice (formerly ISS Industriservice) – a Swedish leader in industrial cleaning and damage control services – is bringing in the Accent Equity 2008 investment fund as a part-owner to further strengthen its market-leading position in Sweden and expand in the Nordic region. Accent Equity is acquiring 70 percent of the shares in the group with an annual turnover of about SEK 475 million and 550 employees. The remaining 30 percent of the shares will continue to be held by the company’s management.

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Accent Equity acquires stake in Hoist

Hoist AB – which delivers systems, products and services for hotels and commercial properties – is bringing in the Accent Equity 2008 investment fund as a part-owner in order to speed up the pace of the company’s expansion. Hoist was founded in 1994 by Malcolm Lindblom and Christopher Upmark and is now established in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, the Baltic States, the UK, Poland and Russia. The company has 300 employees and had a turnover of more than SEK 600 million last year.

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Henrik Ringmar new CEO and Managing Director of Jetpak

As of May 2011, Henrik Ringmar will take office as the new CEO and Managing Director of Jetpak Group AB. Erik Lautmann, who has held this post for nine years, will have a seat on the Board of Directors.

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Accent Equity acquires Autotube from Latour

The Accent Equity 2008 investment fund has signed an agreement via a company to acquire 100 per cent of the shares in Autotube AB from Specma Hydraulic AB, a unit of Investment AB Latour. Autotube delivers automotive components for both heavy vehicles and passenger cars. The company has an annual turnover of about SEK 400 million and 220 employees. The deal, which is conditional on approval from the Swedish competition authorities, is expected to be concluded in March.

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