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Olof Faxander has joined the advisor to the Nordic Capital Funds
as Operating Partner and will co-head of the Operations team
alongside Lars Terney, Partner, NC Advisory A/S. Olof has
substantial industrial experience, most recently as CEO of a large
listed Swedish company, Sandvik. His experience and skills
will enable him to play a key role in supporting Nordic Capital's
portfolio companies to build strong and internationally competitive
positions. Olof's primary objectives will be to support an
accelerated value creation in existing portfolio companies, assist
in evaluating new investment opportunities, and support the
on-boarding of new portfolio companies that typically enter an
intensive development phase.
Nordic Capital Fund VIII ('Nordic Capital') has acquired Cint, a
leading global player in the insights data collection technology
market. Nordic Capital will support Cint's successful position as a
leading global platform, aiding continued accelerated growth in an
industry where consumers are becoming increasingly mobile and
digital, and brand marketing spend is shifting toonline.
Nordic Capital Fund VIII ("Nordic Capital") acquires the
majority of Greenfood Group ("Greenfood"), a leading supplier in
the attractive market for healthy foods (fruits, vegetables and
salads) in the Nordic region. Nordic Capital's aim is to support
Greenfood's continued growth and international expansion driven by
a strong underlying trend of increased healthy eating and demand
for convenient meal solutions within fruits and vegetables.
Nordic Capital is very pleased to have won the EMEA Large Cap
Award at the Private Equity International Operational Excellence
Awards for its support of Thule Group during the ownership period.
This is the third time Nordic Capital has been awarded the
Operational Excellence Award since its establishment in 2012. The
Award recognises private equity managers' ability to demonstrate
their value creation credentials.