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.
After three completed acquisitions in Holland, Spain and Belgium since December 2015, Fidelio Capital today announces its investment in Nextmune. Nextmune is a science driven, global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to better health for dogs, cats and horses.
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