Verdane private equity funds invest in companies with strong growth potential, active in the consumer internet, software, energy and advanced industrial sectors.
What sets Verdane funds apart is the flexibility to buy either a complete portfolio, parts of a portfolio or a single shareholding amongst a group of unlisted assets. This helps owners of these assets to get liquidity flexibly and quickly.
Since 2003, Verdane funds have closed nearly 30 portfolio transactions and completed a number of single company investments. Through these, more than 300 holdings have been acquired.
Six Verdane funds, as well as a number of co-investment vehicles, have been established with a focus on direct secondaries since 2003. Committed capital across Verdane funds stands at €900m.
Verdane Capital Advisors
Verdane Capital Advisors is the exclusive investment advisor to Verdane funds and the investment advisory firm’s roots date back to 1985 when the firm was founded by Birger Nergaard under the name of Four Seasons Venture.
In its role as investment advisor to Verdane Funds, Verdane Capital Advisors conduct the following services:
- identify, research, evaluate and advise on investments opportunities, which appear to be appropriate for Verdane funds
- provide recommendations and advise in respect of acquiring, holding, exchanging, selling or disposing of investments of Verdane funds and
- provide monitoring services and analyse the performance of the investments of Verdane funds.
When a Verdane fund has acquired a company, Verdane Capital Advisors’ investment advisory team will help it develop and grow, based on its deep knowledge of specific sectors, as well as more general experience and networks, from providing investment advisory services to over 300 companies.
Verdane Capital Advisors has 24 employees, working from offices located in Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki.