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Nordhaven

We are an independent Nordic Corporate Finance advisor with over 20 years of on-the-ground presence and advisory experience in each of our markets.

When you have complex strategic decisions to make -

we give you valuable advice. 

 

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What we do

When it’s time for your company to grow, change, and when there are tough decisions to make, we will help you. 
Our services cover all the phases of your business cycle and business development. 
With us, you’ll never walk alone.

Transactions

2019
Adviser to
and its owners in the sale to Donges Group
Nordhaven Corporate Finance advised Normek Group and its owners, Intera Fund I Ky and private shareholders, in the sale of Normek Oy to German Donges Group. Normek is one of the leading steel building construction and façade solutions companies and operates mainly in the Finnish and Swedish market.
With the help of Nordhaven and its international Clairfield network, we were able to reach out to a wide buyer universe and we found an excellent buyer for Normek” says Vesa Uotila from Intera Partners.
2019
Adviser to
on the design of equity-based incentive plans
We designed a performance share plan as the main structure and a restricted share plan as a complementary structure for specific situations for selected members of the management and selected key employees of Nokian Tyres. Nokian Tyres is a tyre manufacturer.
2019
Adviser to
on the acquisition of N-Clean
Nordhaven Corporate Finance advised Miab Ab, the largest independent cleaning and facility management company in Sweden, in the majority acquisition of N-Clean Oy, a Finnish cleaning company. The transaction creates the leading Nordic cleaning and facility management company with annual revenues over EUR 100 million.
With the help of Nordhaven, we were able achieve all the targets we set for this transaction and even exceed them. The result was excellent for Miab and also for the Nurmi family who are the founders of N-Clean. I am highly satisfied with the work done by Nordhaven. Their strong commitment, personal level involvement and professionalism was impressive and made a decisive contribution to the successful outcome of the transaction” says Paavo Nerg, the founder and main owner of Miab.
2018
Adviser to
on the sale to Verdane Edda
Private equity fund Verdane Edda acquires and merges the two leading Nordic HCM software players - Webcruiter AS and HR Manager AS. Nordhaven Corporate Finance advised the owners of Webcruiter in the sale of their shares to the new group.

HR and recruitment are areas of increasing importance to corporate strategy, and is as much a "retain and develop" knowledge field as recruitment of the best talents out there. Having the right tools at hand for this job is imperative.

"HR Manager and Webcruiter are both very interesting companies with highly modern solutions developed by very skilled teams. The combination of the two will be able to offer even better products and services to new and existing clients throughout the Nordics. We look forward in supporting them in their Nordic expansion with our expertise, network and experience." - Johnny Rindahl (partner Verdane).

Webcruiter AS
Leading Norwegian provider of born cloud recruitment software. 30 employees in Oslo serving 400 clients both within the public and private market. Software handling +1.9 million applications annually from 120 countries world wide. Core strength is integration with other public systems required. Revenue 2018 of MNOK 49 with a large portion of recurring revenue (+85%). New and modern technology platform launched during 2017/2018.
2018
Adviser to
on the acquisition of Idium AS
1881 Group acquires Idium AS and secures the #1 position in Norway within corporate web-pages. Nordhaven Corporate Finance assisted the management and owners of 1881 Group in the transaction.

"This is a perfect match. With the combination of Idium and Develo 1881 we have a portfolio of 4 000 web-pages and by that a clear market leader. The acquisition will strengthen our competence within digital marketing, and completing our online service offering to corporations" - Asgeir Ohr (CEO 1881 Group AS)

"The acquisition of Idium is an important step for 1881 Group enabling them as a full scale service provider to the SMB market" - Gunnar Jacobsen (Investment Director Kistefos)

Idium AS
Digital marketing agency serving the Norwegian SMB market with both marketing advisory and web-page services. Revenue 2017 of MNOK 66.

1881 Group AS
Norway's leading provider of personal and corporate information (phone numbers, addresses, real estate prices, company financials, etc) - both digital and traditional. Weekly used by more than 1.4 million Norwegians. Fully owned by the private investment company Kistefos. Revenue 2017 of MEUR 38.

2018
Adviser to
and its owners on the sale to Nimbus Boats AB
Nordhaven Corporate Finance advised Bella-Veneet owners, Raimo Sonninen and his family as well as Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) in the sale of all shares in the company to Swedish Nimbus Boats. Bella-Veneet Oy has been operating under Raimo Sonninen’s leadership since 1970. The company’s collaboration with Brunswick Marine, the manufacturer of Mercury engines, began in 2003 when Brunswick became a minority shareholder in Bella-Veneet.
With the help of Nordhaven we were able to find an excellent result for the company and its owners. I am truly impressed by the work done by Nordhaven" says Raimo Sonninen, the founder and main owner of Bella-veneet.
2018
Adviser to
on the sale to Superstruct Entertainment
Nordhaven Corporate Finance advised Flow Festival and its owners in the partial sale to Superstruct Entertainment. Flow Festival, established in 2004, is the leading Nordic urban festival with 84,000 attendants in 2018.
Nordhaven’s team played a key role throughout the process which raised a lot of interest both within the Nordic region and internationally. Nordhaven generated significant value added to us through their high professionalism and strong commitment” says Tuomas Kallio, Chairman of Board and Artistic Director at Flow Festival.
2018
Adviser to
on the sale to Visma
About Triangel Solutions:
The company was established in 1999 and has since then been a success in the market by offering innovative cloud solutions for time- and resource management both in the private and public sector. Triangel Solutions develops solutions which automate time consuming and complex work processes and has over 500 clients and 100.000 users in a range of industries. The company has 23 employees and is headquartered in Molde, Norway.

"We are very happy with Triangel Solutions becoming part of Visma. Their innovative cloud solutions and expert competence within time- and resource management is an important strategic addition to Visma and complements our existing service in an excellent way. The company’s vision on automation and simplification of work processes corresponds well with Visma’s strategy and plan for the future, says Nils Vold, Division Director Visma Enterprises."

"The fact that Triangel Solutions’ expertise is becoming part of a larger and international development environment in a client-oriented technology company like Visma, is crucial to ensure a sustainable development of our innovative solutions. That Visma already is so familiar with the client segments we focus on is decisive to new and existing client needs and the requirements for future development and delivery, says Jan Eirik Grøset, CEO of Triangel Solutions AS."

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At Nordhaven, we have been the exclusive Nordic partner of Clairfield International since 2012, and we have partners in over 20 countries.

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  • Eteläranta 12
  • +35 8 207 613 910
  • Oslo
  • Hieronymus Heyerdahls gate 1
  • +47 21 50 70 00
  • Stockholm
  • Östermalmstorg 1
  • +46 85 025 6700
 
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