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PWT Group continues their positive development in 2014/15

PWT Group continues their posititive development in 2014/15 with a strengthening of their position in tough market conditions, improved revenues and gross margins, and stable operating profit. For further information please see the press release below. Danish (click here) For more information please contact: Polaris Allan Bach Pedersen, Partner Mobile: +45 40 30 24 15 [...]

Alliance+ strengthens the management team

Alliance+, the Nordic facility services company, strengthens its management team by introducing a group management structure across the Scandinavian countries and appoints managing director over the past 9 years, Henrik Nordenlund, to Group CEO. In addition the company appoints three managing directors responsible for management, sales and operations in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, respectively. Please [...]

Skånska Byggvaror acquires Pavillon Danmark A/S and expands into Denmark

Skånska Byggvaror, Polaris' former portfolio company that was acquired by the listed home improvement discounter chain Byggmax last month, completes the acquisition of Pavillon Danmark, the leading Danish retailer and installer of conservatories and greenhouses. Skånska Byggvaror thereby finalizes a process that has been a key component of Polaris' value creation and completes the transformation [...]

Kenneth Marx appointed new CEO of Jetpak

As of January 1, 2016, Kenneth Marx will take up the position as the CEO of Jetpak Group AB. Kenneth Marx is currently Nordic Director, Supply Chain at the Dutch company, Mediq. He brings with him extensive experience from the logistics industry, where he earlier held the position of CEO of SAS Cargo. For more [...]

Change of management in Det Danske Madhus

Det Danske Madhus implements a generational succession with the appointment of a new CEO and a new CFO in the company as of January 1, 2016. Please find the press releases below: Danish (click here) English (click here) For more information please contact: Polaris Henrik Bonnerup, Partner Mobile: +45 21 66 87 66 Email: hb@polarisequity.dk

Successful store launch for BabySam

BabySam had great success with the opening of their new store in the BIG shopping mall in Herlev . The opening exceeded management's expectations with +250 people queuing up from 6 PM the day before. The store had a line of +100 people for the first 4 opening hours and controlled footfall into the store [...]

Polaris divests Skånska Byggvaror

Polaris divests its holding, equivalent to 75 percent of all shares, in Skånska Byggvaror to Byggmax, the listed home improvement discounter chain. Polaris invested in Skånska Byggvaror in 2012 and has worked actively with the company's omni-channel strategy, including the establishment of six physical stores, as well as expanding the product range. Please find the [...]

New Managing Director at STG

As of November 1, 2015, Ann-Charlotte Andersson will assume the position as CEO of Scandinavian Track Group AB. Ann-Charlotte joins STG from Sweco, where she, in her role as Area Manager, was responsible for Building Service System and was part of the management team of Sweco Systems. She has also been responsible for Sweco’s involvement [...]

Result of Polaris’ mandatory offer for the shares in Mols-Linien A/S

Polaris' mandatory offer for all the shares in Mols-Linien A/S expired on September 21st 2015. After expiry, Polaris had received acceptances from shareholders representing 383,948 shares equivalent to 2.71% of the outstanding share capital and voting rights in Mols-Linien A/S. Polaris now own 11,176,947 shares in Mols-Linien A/S equivalent to 80.1% of the outstanding share [...]

Polaris divests A-TEX

Polaris invested in A-TEX in 2012 and has succesfully developed the company into a leading global provider of brand identity products, including labels, hang-tags, packaging solutions and in-store decorations. Today, Polaris signed a deal regarding the sale of Polaris III shares in A-TEX A/S to Partners Group-backed Trimco, together with the existing management teams. Please [...]