- Gjensidige, a leading Nordic insurance group, acquired Mølholm Insurance, the leading provider of health insurance in Denmark, from PFA Pension.
KeepFocus, a leading Danish energy-management-systems company, was sold to a consortium of German investors who named the newco KeepFocus Europe GmbH.
Alectia and Niras, two of the leading engineering consulting companies in Denmark, are merging. The merger will create a new major player in the engineering consulting industry. With over 2,000 employees globally, the merged company plans continued growth focusing on international markets. Alectia was advised by Clairfield International in Denmark.
Nordic Sense A/S, a leading producer of personal care, beauty, and disinfection products on a private-label basis for major retail chains, B2B and consumer companies in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, was sold to Industri Udvikling, an independent private-equity firm based in Denmark. The sale was advised by Clairfield Denmark.
DKS A/S, a leading debt-collection company in Denmark, was sold to Intrum Justitia AB, Europe’s leading debt collector, primarily active in debt collection for third-party clients. Intrum is present in 20 different European countries and is publicly listed in Sweden. DKS was founded in 1997 and is primarily active in debt collection for small and medium-sized businesses. The sale was advised by Clairfield Denmark.
Agrometer, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality slurry-handling equipment, was sold to Erhvervsinvest, an independent private equity firm based in Denmark. Agrometer was founded in 1977 and serves the agricultural, municipal, manufacturing, and marine industries. The sale was advised by Clairfield Denmark.
DanaWeb, the leading provider of websites in Denmark, acquired Skandiaweb. Danaweb handles the entire web process from design and development to hosting and ongoing service of the website. The acquisition of Skandiaweb strengthens DanaWeb in the Danish market and adds new customers.
ScanNet A/S, one of the leading Danish hosting and cloud solutions providers, was sold to HG Capital. HgCapital’s objective is to support ScanNet in building a clear champion in Denmark, based on its excellent reputation for service delivery, unique operating platform, and attractive multi-brand strategy.
Siteimprove A/S, a leading provider of web governance software, received a USD 55 million minority investment from global growth equity firm Summit Partners. The funding will support Siteimprove’s continued expansion of its global operations, sales and marketing as well as the development of its category-leading SaaS solutions for web governance.
Mondux, one of Scandinavia’s fastest-growing insurance agencies, was sold to Gjensidige. Mondux is strongly rooted in the auto industry in Denmark. It offers a complete range of private-insurance products as well as providing “white label” insurance for telecommunications companies, purchasing groups, and professional organizations. Gjensidige is the leading insurance group in the Nordic region and is listed on the Oslo stock exchange.
Plum A/S, Denmark’s top producer of hygiene and disinfection products, was sold to CCS Healthcare, the market leader in hygiene and disinfection products in the Nordic region. The acquisition of Plum further strengthens the company in the Nordic market, and opens doors to other geographic areas such as Germany and France, where Plum already has substantial distribution.
Clairfield International in Denmark advised the shareholders of Pilgrim, a Danish jewelry company, on the sale of 49% of its shares to Aktieselskabet CBH, a private investor. Pilgrim was founded in 1983 by Annemette Markvad and Thomas Adams, who with more than 30 years of experience have created a company with turnover of EUR 17.4 million and over 150 employees, exports to 40 countries and 30 of its own stores.
Danish Crane Building, a manufacturer of cranes serving various industries, sold 49% of its shares to SE Blue Equity, an independent private equity firm based in Denmark. Danish Crane Building sells various types of cranes. Danish Crane Building’s core competencies include development, production and assembly of advanced crane solutions tailored for each customer’s needs.
Intrum entered into an agreement to acquire Advis in a cash transaction. Intrum Justitia AB is Europe’s leading debt collector, primarily active in debt collection for third party clients and for Intrum’s own book of non-performing loan portfolios acquired from telecom companies, banks and credit card companies, among others. Intrum is present in 20 different European countries. Advis A/S is the market leader in debt collection for the the Danish telecom sector, with a good presence in the media and utility segments.
Egebjerg International was sold to ACO Funki, a Danish stable equipment company that is one of the global leading suppliers of complete solutions of equipment and feeding systems for pig housing.
Vaskeriet Netptun, a washroom services company, sold its shares to private investors.
TIA Technology, the leading supplier of standard software systems for the insurance industry in Europe, was sold to private equity group EQT Partners.
Corena sold to Flatirons Solutions, the US-based company engaged in providing software and consulting services to the aviation industry. Flatirons offers systems integration, engineering, and program management services.
FortConsult, a leading Nordic security testing service provider was sold to the publicly-listed British NCC Group. FortConsult is one of the leading Nordic security testing service providers, based in Denmark. The client base includes many of the large Nordic and selected European financial institutions, providers of payment systems, and software to the industry.
Kamstrup, a leading provider of energy and water metering solutions, sold its Dutch gas division to QAT Investments, an investment company that invests in medium-sized companies in the B2B market.
The sale includes all assets related to the Dutch gas division, which develops, produces, and sells volume converters, inspection systems, and gas pressure regulators.
Vikargruppen Danmark, one of the top 10 Danish providers of temporary staffing services, was sold to Teamvikaren.dk, a Danish temporary staffing company.