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Nordic Capital-backed Signicat among Financial Times list of Europe’s 1000 fastest growing companies in 2024 and for the third time

MARCH 07 2024

Nordic Capital’s portfolio company, Signicat, a leading provider of verified digital identity solutions, primarily focused on the regulated financial services industry, has once again been included on Financial Times’ list of the 1000 fastest-growing companies in Europe. This is the third time the company has been included on the list since 2021.

Since Nordic Capital's initial investment in 2019, Signicat has emerged as a leading provider and technology front-runner in European verified digital identity solutions. Over the past years, the company has expanded its European footprint through six strategic acquisitions to strengthen its technology, customer base, and market expertise. The company has also committed to innovation and is dedicated to digital identity solutions across the entire digital lifecycle.

Kristoffer Melinder, Managing Partner at Nordic Capital Advisors, comments:

"We are delighted to see Signicat recognised on this prestigious list for the third time. This acknowledgement underscores Signicat's continuous growth and strong leadership. Furthermore, it demonstrates Nordic Capital’s effective support for mid-market companies within its focus sectors. Congratulations to Signicat for this well-deserved recognition."

Fredrik Näslund, Partner and Head of Technology & Payments at Nordic Capital Advisors, comments:

“Since Nordic Capital’s initial investment, Signicat has embarked on a journey of growth and innovation. Through strategic acquisitions, the company has expanded its offerings and solidified its position as a leader in the digital identity space. With a comprehensive suite of compliant online authentication, identification verification, and electronic signature solutions, Signicat helps reduce risk and enhance user experience for ~1,300 enterprise clients globally, primarily in the financial services sector. With an unwavering commitment to customer protection and pioneering spirit, Signicat continues to redefine the landscape of digital identity solutions.”

Now, in its eighth year, "The FT 1000: Europe's Fastest Growing Companies" lists the top 1000 companies in Europe that have achieved the highest percentage growth in revenues between 2018 and 2023. This year's minimum average growth rate required to be included in the ranking was 36.3%. The complete list of the FT 1000 rankings can be found here: FT 1000: the eighth annual ranking of Europe’s fastest-growing companies

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Nordic Capital Advisors
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