Polaris acquires G&O Maritime Group

We are pleased to announce that Polaris has acquired a majority stake in G&O Maritime Group, a supplier to the global maritime industry manufacturing a range of niche products for leading shipping companies, shipyards, and engine manufacturers. G&O Maritime Group will be the fifth investment in Polaris’ fund V. G&O Maritime Group holds a number of [...]

New CEO for TRIAX

The board of directors has appointed Mr Ken Cordes to the position of CEO of the newly merged TRIAX A/S and Ikusi Multimedia. He takes up his position on 20 September 2021. Ramon Sotomayor, Chairman of TRIAX, says, “We’re delighted to welcome Ken to TRIAX. His proven track record in integrating businesses, people and cultures [...]

SSG widens its strategic focus and acquires one of the leading pest control service companies in Denmark

We are pleased to announce that our portfolio company SSG has entered into an agreement to acquire the Danish pest control service company Kiltin. SSG has signed an agreement to acquire the family-owned pest control service company Kiltin and thereby widens the group’s strategic perspective. As a result of the acquisition, SSG will incorporate one [...]

Polaris establishes a new Investor Relations function and strengthens the Investment Team

We are pleased to announce that Polaris has made three new hires to strengthen our team. We have established a new dedicated Investor Relations function by bringing Amanda Platek onboard, who has prior experience from Capstone, New York and Barclays Brokerage Division. We also strengthen our Investment Team through the hires of our two new [...]

Polaris sells ProData to Axcel

Polaris has entered into an agreement to sell ProData Consult to Axcel after three years of ownership. Since Polaris' investment in 2018, ProData has generated average annual growth of 26% and increased the number of active consultants on assignments for clients by 20% to some 3,000. "ProData Consult has developed fantastically and significantly faster than [...]

The company behind MENU – Designers Company – acquires design company by Lassen

We are pleased to announce that we today have successfully acquired by Lassen ApS as an add-on to MENU Holding A/S. By Lassen is an interior design company headquartered in Holstebro, Denmark. Besides its strong brand, the company holds a unique portfolio of heritage design products dating by designers Søren Lassen, Mogens Lassen and Flemming [...]

TRIAX CEO resigns

Peter Lyhne Uhrenholt has informed the Board of Directors that he resigns from his position as Chief Executive Officer at TRIAX with effect from 30 June 2021 to pursue other opportunities outside TRIAX. “We regrettably have to say goodbye to Peter, who has been an instrumental part of the TRIAX journey to become an even [...]

Polaris Sustainability Report 2020

We are pleased to hereby publish or first annual sustainability report: Polaris Sustainability Report 2020 The purpose of this report is to provide an overview and status update on the work with sustainability in Polaris and provides insight into how we approach sustainability in our work as a fund manager, how the portfolio companies address [...]

Polaris widens strategic perspective and launches Polaris Flexible Capital

The launch of Polaris Flexible Capital sees Polaris expanding activities with investments in subordinated loan capital (junior capital etc.) and minority shareholdings. Polaris Flexible Capital is an addition to Polaris’ existing activities and is established with its own investment team, an independent investment committee and an independent Investment Advisory Board with external members. ”Demand for [...]

Polaris enters a partnership with Stronger

We are pleased to announce that Polaris has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the fast-growing e-commerce success, Stronger, a Sweden-born lifestyle brand making activewear for customers in over 100 countries. Through this partnership, Polaris will now join Stronger’s founders and leadership team, to support the company’s continued growth journey. Since [...]