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Nordic Capital Fund VIII ("Nordic Capital") has reached an
agreement to acquire the leading Danish logistics company Unifeeder
("Unifeeder" or "the Company") from Montagu Private Equity
("Montagu"). The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Nordic Capital Fund V ("Nordic Capital") today announced a
definitive agreement to sell Permobil to Investor AB ("Investor").
The transaction values the company at an enterprise value of SEK
5,500 million (EUR 655 million) of which 5,100 million cash and 400
million in a performance based potential future earn-out payment.
Under Nordic Capital's ownership, Permobil has been transformed
from a Swedish family run business into the global leader in
advanced power wheelchairs. The new owner will enable
Permobil to continue to take advantage of its unique position in
this fast growing market.
Nordic Capital Fund VII ("Nordic Capital") to acquire Ellos and
Jotex from Redcats, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the French company
PPR. Ellos and Jotex are the Nordic region's leading home shopping
companies and together form the region's largest marketplace for
clothing and textiles. With Nordic Capital, the companies will have
an owner with extensive retail experience who will continue to
develop the existing businesses.
Sönke Bästlein will change his role to industrial
advisor to the Nordic Capital Funds and resign as partner and head
of NC Advisory GmbH.