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Accent Equity Partners’ 2016 Together Scholarships awarded

Stockholm, 22 December 2016.

Accent Equity Partners has for the fifth consecutive year awarded its Together Scholarship. This year’s laureates are Mariana Morosanu in Jönköping, the basketball clubs Olympic in Göteborg and Blixtarna in Stockholm, Hillareds Idrottsförening in Svenljunga and Fryshuset. Each laureate receives a sum of money in support of their non-profit activities.

The Together Scholarship’s objective is to support all forces for good who realize the importance of cooperation for creating sustainable change within society, the school system, sports or other non-profit organisations. Portfolio companies owned by Accent funds nominate the candidates for the Scholarship.

  • Mariana Morosanu i Jönköping is personally enganged in creating meeting opportunities for refugees and companies and was nominated by Brenderup.
  • The basketball clubs Olympic in Göteborg and Blixtarna in Stockholm are engaging intellectually disabled youth in sports activities and were nominated by Textilia.
  • Hillareds Idrottsförening in Svenljunga is organizing football activities for children between 6-12 years of age and was nominated by S:t Eriks.
  • Fryshuset is establishing arenas where young people are seen, heard and accounted for and was nominated by Akademibokhandeln.

For more information, please contact Niklas Sloutski, CEO of Accent Equity Partners +46 70 300 99 59 or niklas.sloutski@accentequity.se

Founded in 1994, Accent is one of the buy-out investment pioneers in the Nordic region. Since then, Accent funds have invested in some 70 companies, whereof some 55 have been realised. Accent Equity Partners AB has advised seven funds with total commitments of more than EUR 1 billion. Accent’s ambition is to develop the portfolio companies to Nordic, European or Global leaders through sustainable improvements of their operations as well as their strategic positioning. www.accentequity.se

2016 Together Scholarship