CEO: Hanna Graflund Sleyman
Head office: Stockholm, Sweden
Acquisition year: 2019
Europe’s leading padel center operator
PDL is the leading padel center operator in Europe, with active locations currently across Sweden, Norway and Switzerland.
PDL was founded in 2015 by Jonas Björkman, Måns Zelmerlöw, Jonas Andersson and Henrik Söderberg (CEO), establishing the very first indoor facility for padel in central Stockholm.
In 2019, Fidelio invested in PDL to support its founders on an accelerated growth journey.
The merger of two of Sweden’s leading padel groups, PDL and Padel United, was announced today. PDL was founded in 2015 by entrepreneurs Henrik Söderberg and Jonas Andersson, as well as former tennis professional Jonas Björkman and artist Måns Zelmerlöv.Read more
PDL enters Norway by establishing two padel destinations in the Oslo region with 25 padel courts in total. PDL has secured a substantial number of further locations across the country, which are due to open later this year. The expansionRead more
PDL opens its first location outside of Sweden, in Zürich, Switzerland, with 6 courts. Read the full press release here.Read more
Fidelio invests in PDL, a fast-growing operator of padel centers, with 60+ padel courts across 9 locations in Sweden. Founded in 2015 by Jonas Björkman, Måns Zelmerlöw, Jonas Andersson and Henrik Söderberg (CEO), PDL has grown into a leader withinRead more