Accent divests NSS Group to management

Press release, 23 December, 2016.

The investment fund, Accent Equity 2008, has divested NSS Group (Nordic Shelter Solutions) to its management team in an MBO (Management Buyout). NSS Group is compriced of Hallbyggarna Jonsereds (Sweden), Lainapeite (Finland) ans IPS Dansk Presenning (Denmark). The group has net sales of ca SEK 150 million and 35 employees.

NSS Group, with its roots in the 1950s, is a leading Nordic supplier of shelter solutions such as halls and tarpaulins. The company’s customers are found in the building and industrial sectors. NSS Group offers a modern and flexible range of products designed for the harsh Nordic climate and an international concept for logistics and procurement.

“We are very pleased to have been offered this opportunity to acquire the company,” says CEO Maria Rosén in a commentary. ”Accent has been a very competent owner and has supported us over the years and contributed to reaching our current market position. My colleagues and I are looking very much forward to continue developing our products and systems in our new role together with our Nordic customers.”

”Maria Rosén and her colleagues have developed the company and its customer relations in a very competent way,” says Jan Ohlsson, NSS Group’s Chairman. ”We are convinced that the new ownership structure will give the company a fresh new start benefitting both its customers and employees.”

For further information, please contact Maria Rosén (CEO), +46 70 568 22 28 ( or Jan Ohlsson (Chairman), +46 70 515 69 15 (

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.
2016 Accent Equity IV (2008)