- The investment fund Accent Equity 2017 has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Norcospectra
- Norcospectra is a specialist within tailor made interior solutions for commercial spaces with market leading presence in Norway, Poland and Sweden
- Key management will co-invest and continue to develop the company in close cooperation with Accent Equity
The investment fund Accent Equity 2017 has signed an agreement to acquire Norcospectra from SEB Private Equity and a number of minority shareholders. Norcospectra’s management team will continue in their current roles and co-invest alongside Accent Equity.
Norcospectra is a leading provider of tailored interior and furnishing solutions for commercial spaces. The Company provides a complete offering including concept design, inhouse production and project management to retail, restaurant and office customers in Norway, Poland and Sweden.
“We are very happy to get Accent Equity onboard and we believe they will be a great partner for the coming years. With their support we will get access to more resources when it comes to boosting growth, creating new sustainable solutions and developing our digital offering”, says Ove Opseth, Group CEO of Norcospectra.
“We really like how management of Norcospectra has built the company and its philosophy around bespoke value-adding services to its customers. They have gained a strong market position with a service minded approach combined with true dedication for product quality, reliability and sustainability. We look very much forward to working together with management to continue the strategic development of the company”, says Oscar Claeson, Associate Partner at Accent Equity.
“We are proud of our joint achievements together with Norcospectra during our holding period and the strong results of 2021. With the positive outlook for the company, we are happy to hand over the ownership responsibility to Accent. We look forward to following the journey of Norcospectra and wish Norcospectra and Accent all the best for the future”, says Maria Bilkenroth, Investment Director at SEB Private Equity.
The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close during Q2 2022.
For additional information, please contact:
Oscar Claeson, Associate Partner at Accent Equity,
+46 70 108 99 99, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ove Opseth, Group CEO Norcospectra,
+46 70 589 76 18, email@example.com
Norcospectra, with a history dating back to the 1950’s, provides tailor made interior solutions for commercial spaces to clients in Norway, Poland and Sweden. The offering covers concept design, inhouse production and project management with a dedication to sustainability. The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with sales companies in Norway, Poland and Sweden and unique inhouse production facilities located in Poland. The company has 300 employees and revenues of almost SEK 600 million (2021).
About Accent Equity:
Accent Equity has since 1994 invested in private Nordic companies where a new partner or owner can serve as a catalyst. Our ambition is to invest in and develop the companies to be Nordic, European or Global leaders through a professional, hands-on and long-term oriented approach that results in superior and sustainable returns.
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