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LOGEX, Ivbar, and Prodacapo join forces to create a European market leader in advanced costing and quality analytics for healthcare


With the aim of strengthening their ability to inform and support sustainable quality improvements, transparency and efficiency in healthcare LOGEX, Ivbar, and Prodacapo have decided to join forces through the new LOGEX Group. This will create a European market leader in advanced software for analysing outcomes and costs in healthcare.   Today, the three companies…

Summa Equity acquires Lakers


Summa Equity has signed an agreement to acquire Lakers Holding AB (“Lakers”), a Nordic group operating within the water, wastewater, building services and industry segments. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to be completed in October 2018.   The Nordic water and wastewater infrastructure is ageing and has large inefficiencies. Growing…

Summa Equity acquires Finnish antibody manufacturer HyTest


Summa Equity will become majority shareholder of the Finnish company HyTest, producer of antibodies and antigens for the diagnostic industry. The growing company operates in a global market where growth is driven by an aging population, innovation and increasing investments in medical care. The investment is Summa Equity’s first in the Finnish market.   ”Antibodies…

Anna Ryott new Chairperson of Summa Equity


Anna Ryott, Deputy CEO at Norrsken Foundation and former CEO of Swedfund International, has been elected as working chairperson of Summa Equity. The election of Ryott strengthens Summa Equity’s expertise and experience in the area of sustainability. Ryott’s Board of Directors will include several newly elected members with strong backgrounds in value creation, investments and…

Summa Equity acquires Norsk Gjenvinning


On the 20th of December, Summa Equity Fund I (Summa) entered into an agreement to acquire Norsk Gjenvinning from Altor Fund III (Altor). The transaction is subject to government approval and is expected to be completed in Q1 2018.   Norsk Gjenvinning is Norway’s largest and leading recycling company, with approximately 1,200 employees and annual…

Sortera Group AB acquires DT Recycling AB


With its acquisition of DT Recycling AB in Malmö, Sortera Group AB – the Swedish building waste collection and sorting provider – will provide services to Sweden’s four largest metropolitan areas and nearly 75% of the Swedish population.   “The future belongs to those who dare to think big and bold, and in our industry…

Summa Equity acquires Milarex


Summa Equity has acquired 75% of Milarex, a value-added processing company in the salmon industry, from the founder, Jerzy Malek. Summa Equity is a thematically-focused private equity investor with Seafood as one of the focus areas within its “Resource Scarcity” theme.   “With a growing global population amidst global climate issues, the world needs healthy…

Summa Equity acquires EcoOnline AS


Summa Equity acquires EcoOnline AS, a Nordic software company helping customers optimize safe handling of chemicals. Summa Equity becomes the majority shareholder. Viking Venture and management will remain invested alongside Summa Equity.   Christian Melby, Partner at Summa Equity, said: “Nearly all sectors use chemicals and are thereby required to comply with universal legislation and…

Sortera Group AB acquires BIG BAG Group AB


Sortera Group AB acquires 100% of the shares in BIG BAG Group AB and thereby strengthens its position as one of the leading companies in the industry for collection and recycling of construction waste in Sweden.   “The industry is undergoing a period of significant change and it is now time for BIG BAG to…

Summa Equity builds platform for big-data enabled businesses


Summa Equity establishes Summa Digital – a platform for big data enabled businesses with ground breaking technologies within their respective field. The platform holds three businesses that Summa Equity has added to its portfolio.   Summa Equity has invested in Swedish IVBAR Institute AB, Norwegian Documaster AS and UK-based Qlearsite Ltd. All three companies are…

Summa Equity invests in Pagero Group


Summa Equity invests in Pagero Group, a company that develops and markets Pagero Online, a cloud-based network platform for communication of business documents within the purchase-to-pay, order-to-cash and logistic-to-pay (TMS) processes. Summa Equity becomes the largest shareholder. CEO Bengt Nilsson and management will remain invested alongside Summa Equity.   Christian Melby, Partner at Summa Equity, said: “In our…

Summa Equity acquires Lin Education


Summa Equity has acquired Linfre Education AB from the founder and a handful of private investors. The founder and CEO Josef Lind will reinvest the majority of his proceeds, and the management team will also invest alongside Summa Equity.   Tommi Unkuri, Partner at Summa Equity, said: “We are very excited about concluding Summa Equity’…

Summa Equity’s first fund closes at SEK 4.5 billion


Summa Equity today announces that its first fund, Summa Equity Fund I, has closed with commitments of SEK 4.5 billion, exceeding the initial target of SEK 3.3 billion after being significantly oversubscribed. The fund size was limited to SEK 4.5 billion despite oversubscription.   Summa Equity was founded in 2016 by five partners brought together…