Fidelio Capital acquires a majority of the shares in BioMedtrix. BioMedtrix is a leading company within the market for veterinary orthopedic implants and instruments. The company is based in New Jersey, USA, and sells its products to over 35 markets world-wide.
Litorina invests in NN07, an international clothing brand in the premium casual segment. Since Fidelio entered as a majority owner in NN07 three years ago, the company has shown strong growth in sales as well as in profitability. Growth has been fuelled by increased market shares in existing markets, accelerated online growth as well as an international expansion. Fidelio will remain as a significant minority owner in NN07 and will, together will Litorina, continue to support the company in its growth journey.
Through the merger of four separate companies, Fidelio creates Nabo, a leading company within housing association management in Sweden. With the market's only comprehensive digital platform specifically developed for housing associations, Nabo challenges an industry where digitalisation still has a long way to go.
VetFamily is a membership-based platform on which members enjoy benefits from group purchasing, marketing, administration and education. In addition, VetFamily offers VetPlan, a preventive health care plan for companion animals.
AniCura, a leading European provider of high-quality veterinary care for companion animals, is acquired by Mars Petcare.
Fidelio Capital has secured an additional SEK 3 billion in capital from its investors. Fidelio Capital will continue its primary focus on investments in small and medium sized companies in Northern Europe.
Lyko Group, which was created through the merger in 2014 of Bellbox (acquired by Fidelio Capital in 2010) and Lyko Online (owned by the Lyko family) has been listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier at SEK 50 per share. Fidelio will remain a significant shareholder post listing.
Fidelio Capital has signed an agreement to acquire NN07, an international premium casual menswear brand. The founders and current owners of the company will remain as minority shareholders.
Nordic Capital invests in Greenfood. The 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 fruit and vegetables.
Greenfood is a leading independent player in fresh and processed fruit and vegetables in the Nordic region with business in Sweden, Finland, Spain and Denmark. The Group has sales of over SEK 3 billion and has approximately 550 employees operating in three business segments – Wholesale, Fresh Cut and Eden Salad.
Bellbox and Lyko merge and create a Nordic leader within professional haircare and beauty. The group will have a combined turn-over of nearly SEK 500m and the merger creates a multi-channel retailer. Bellbox has a fast growing network of retail stores, comprising of 30 fully owned stores in Sweden and Norway, and Lyko.se is one of Sweden’s leading online retailers within the beauty segment.
Nordic Capital Fund VIII, “Nordic Capital”, announces its investment in AniCura, the leading Nordic operator of companion animal hospitals and veterinary clinics. With both Fidelio and Nordic Capital as owners, AniCura will be strengthened for the next phase of its development, through continued professionalisation and expansion of the business.
Since 2010, Fidelio Capital has evaluated the opportunity to invest in veterinary care. Though the merger of Stockholms Regiondjursjukhus AB, Västra Djursjukhuset i Göteborg AB and Falu Djursjukhus AB, Fidelio Capital creates the leading veterinary group on the Swedish market. The group offers specialised veterinary care in four hospitals and two clinics and will serve approximately 100,000 patients per year