Investing to solve
global challenges

Why Summa?

As the population and economy are growing, and technology transforms society, we are faced with increasing challenges. These challenges, however, provide tremendous opportunities as making the world more future-proof require us to adopt new and innovative solutions.

Summa seeks to invest in and develop companies that provide these solutions. Through their products or services, these companies aim to reduce climate change, mitigate resource scarcity, improve education, health and well-being or provide sustainable energy sources.

Summa at a glance

Sector

Private Equity

Established

2016

Market Position

Mid Cap

Funds

2

Assets under mgmt

16 SEKbn

Portfolio companies

22

Investment Strategy

Thematic

Employees

~50

Recent highlights

#our view

Summa Equity receives two awards at the Private Equity Exchange & Awards 2021

Summa Equity (“Summa”) has been honored by the Private Equity Exchange, winning Best Nordic LBO Fund and co-winning Best ESG Private Equity Initiatives together with the EQT Group. “It’s nice to be recognized for the work and efforts put in by the Summa team and our portfolio companies,” said Reynir Indahl, Summa Equity’s Managing Partner.…
#certification

Summa Equity Achieves B Corporation Status

Summa Equity, which invests in companies solving global challenges, has been certified as a B Corporation, joining a growing group of companies reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit. The certification has been awarded by B Lab, the not-for-profit behind the B Corporation movement. Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest…
#listing

Pagero listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market

Pagero Group AB (publ) (”Pagero” or the “Company”) a growth-oriented, global SaaS company with the aim to build the world’s largest open business network in order to digitalise trading between buyers and sellers, today announces the outcome of the offering of the Company’s shares (the “Offering”) prior to the listing on Nasdaq First North Growth…
#newsummates

Summa Equity hires three new partners

Onboarding of new partners to drive growth across Summa’s three investment themes, and expand the firm’s European presence through the Munich office opening   20th October 2021: Summa Equity, which invests in companies that are solving global challenges and creating positive Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) outcomes for society, has made three new hires at…
#exit

Summa Equity has agreed to sell Lakers to Vestum for SEK 2bn

Summa Equity has signed a definitive agreement to sell Lakers Group AS, a leading and independent aftermarket service provider of water and wastewater pumps to Vestum for a total consideration of approximately SEK 2bn, of which SEK c. 250 million will be reinvested into Vestum.
#acquisition

Summa Equity acquires G-CON Manufacturing, the leading US-based provider of POD® cleanroom solutions

Through its acquisition of G-CON, Summa Equity enters the rapidly growing biopharmaceutical manufacturing market, including cell and gene therapy manufacturing.
#acquisition

Summa Equity acquires Axion BioSystems

Axion BioSystems is a leading life science tools company focused on developing and commercializing label-free, bioelectronic assays used to study the function of live cells in vitro, to enable drug discovery, and disease modeling.
#aquisition

Summa Equity and Longship join forces in land-based fish farming

Longship brings Summa Equity on board as an investor in Nofitech, a leading turn-key supplier of recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), to support growth opportunities in land-based fish farming.
#acquisition

Summa Equity acquires myneva

Summa Equity Fund II, has made its first investment in Germany, acquiring myneva, one of the leading European software providers for the social care sector.
#news

Summa Equity publishes Portfolio Report 2020

We are excited to release Summa’s fourth Annual Portfolio Report! Here, we wish to showcase Summa’s culture of constant improvement – we are continuously looking to enhance the way in which we analyze and communicate the link between financial performance and value creation impact.
#aquisition

Lakers Group acquires Norsk Pumpeservice 

The acquisition is expected to close in August.
#exit

Summa Equity has agreed to sell HyTest to Mindray for €545 million

Summa Equity has signed a definitive agreement to sell HyTest to Mindray, a leading global medical technology company.
#certification

Summa Equity Achieves B Corporation Status

Summa Equity, which invests in companies solving global challenges, has been certified as a B Corporation, joining a growing group of companies reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit. The certification has been awarded by B Lab, the not-for-profit behind the B Corporation movement. Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest…
#listing

Pagero listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market

Pagero Group AB (publ) (”Pagero” or the “Company”) a growth-oriented, global SaaS company with the aim to build the world’s largest open business network in order to digitalise trading between buyers and sellers, today announces the outcome of the offering of the Company’s shares (the “Offering”) prior to the listing on Nasdaq First North Growth…
#newsummates

Summa Equity hires three new partners

Onboarding of new partners to drive growth across Summa’s three investment themes, and expand the firm’s European presence through the Munich office opening   20th October 2021: Summa Equity, which invests in companies that are solving global challenges and creating positive Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) outcomes for society, has made three new hires at…
#exit

Summa Equity has agreed to sell Lakers to Vestum for SEK 2bn

Summa Equity has signed a definitive agreement to sell Lakers Group AS, a leading and independent aftermarket service provider of water and wastewater pumps to Vestum for a total consideration of approximately SEK 2bn, of which SEK c. 250 million will be reinvested into Vestum.
#acquisition

Summa Equity acquires G-CON Manufacturing, the leading US-based provider of POD® cleanroom solutions

Through its acquisition of G-CON, Summa Equity enters the rapidly growing biopharmaceutical manufacturing market, including cell and gene therapy manufacturing.
#acquisition

Summa Equity acquires Axion BioSystems

Axion BioSystems is a leading life science tools company focused on developing and commercializing label-free, bioelectronic assays used to study the function of live cells in vitro, to enable drug discovery, and disease modeling.
#aquisition

Summa Equity and Longship join forces in land-based fish farming

Longship brings Summa Equity on board as an investor in Nofitech, a leading turn-key supplier of recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), to support growth opportunities in land-based fish farming.
#acquisition

Summa Equity acquires myneva

Summa Equity Fund II, has made its first investment in Germany, acquiring myneva, one of the leading European software providers for the social care sector.
#news

Summa Equity publishes Portfolio Report 2020

We are excited to release Summa’s fourth Annual Portfolio Report! Here, we wish to showcase Summa’s culture of constant improvement – we are continuously looking to enhance the way in which we analyze and communicate the link between financial performance and value creation impact.
#aquisition

Lakers Group acquires Norsk Pumpeservice 

The acquisition is expected to close in August.
#exit

Summa Equity has agreed to sell HyTest to Mindray for €545 million

Summa Equity has signed a definitive agreement to sell HyTest to Mindray, a leading global medical technology company.

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